Edwards Lifesciences Assoc Assembler in Haina, Dominican Republic
Performs repetitive and routine manual activities operations and packaging activities following the procedures. The employee must attend and/or know all operations of the line production of his/her training matrix.
Key Responsibilities: • Use tools and equipment for assembly and packaging/labeling in the manufacturing process of medical device components that require certifications to acquire knowledge in basic and standard operations. • Self-assessment of work, which may include visual inspection under a magnifier, and sequential review of colleagues work, including escalating work issues and changes in equipment performance to the group leader or supervisor for assessment and correction, including reworking units as required while supporting initiative of Lean Manufacturing. • Ensure that the parts to be used are in an acceptable condition. Packing units assembled in individual cartons or bags, seal them and then packing in boxes, seal them and label, following the procedure. Make visual inspections in order to detect defects or failures. • Place the units boxes assembled on pallets according to the layout. Report any unsafe condition in the work area, as well as any deviation in the normal operation of the belts or equipment. Review, follow and perform job functions in compliance with work instructions (SWI/JSP/procedures) and adherence with SOPs, including recording traceable information on device history records and may enter information into JDE. • Meet the quality requirements of operation and responsibility detailed in the quality system of the plant and the internal manual work. Verify the materials and components on BOM Validation. On time arrival to work, regular attendance without excessive absenteeism, and working a full hour or longer work period. • Other incidental duties: General work area housekeeping, attend trainings, meetings, special assignments and other miscellaneous tasks, perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor. Document information required by the production line. Inspects and record the final product hour per hour. Support the set up process.
Education and Experience: H.S. Diploma or equivalent No previous related experience Required previous experience working in a manufacturing environment Preferred
Additional Skills: • Ability to perform repetitive and routine manual assembly and packaging operations • Full understanding of manufacturing procedures in areas of certifications • Ability to perform repairs on nonconformance errors, following detailed work instructions • Proven ability to complete, retain, and incorporate training coursework in the performance of new and advanced work procedures • Flexibility to work overtime and varying shifts • Good communication skills • Adhere to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department clean room medical device manufacturing • Must be able to work in a team environment, primarily with colleagues and supervisor and with minimum supervision by following detailed manufacturing instructions. • Ability to effectively provide and accept feedback from colleagues based on sequential work reviews • Flexibility to work overtime and varying shifts • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.