Edwards Lifesciences Sr. Technician, TMTT in Salt Lake City, Utah
The Sr. Technician will be responsible for preliminary validation, line setup, and sustaining of a new product line entering the Draper facility.
Troubleshoot basic manufacturing equipment
Perform weekly preventive maintenance routines for equipment to avoid program down time
Check for failures in equipment and perform corrective actions to affected areas that have down time, including conducting and writing impact assessment reports of incidents
Execute experiments and tests (following protocols) to develop findings for the validation and improvement of equipment and manufacturing processes/methods based on engineering principles; analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports for Engineering to review
Review documentation and take appropriate actions to ensure that information is appropriately catalogued and follow through to validation and qualification of equipment, including transferring information to appropriate locations, e.g., ECRs, SOPs, drawings, and tooling, for Engineering approval
Identify potential improvement opportunities and propose solutions to optimize equipment, e.g., re-design/design of basic equipment, tools, fixtures, for Engineering review
Utilize manufacturing software (e.g., JDE, QMS,PLM) to update documentation in systems
Provide coaching and guidance to technicians
Other incidental duties
Associate's Degree or equivalent in technical/certificate with 2 years of previous experience in manufacturing and/or medical device experience Required or 4 years of experience related experience Required
Familiarity with tooling and fixture installation qualifications Required
Good written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
Problem solving methodology, root cause analysis, and GDP (Good Documentation Practices)
Good computer skills, including usage of MS Office Suite
Moderate knowledge of validation and improvement of automated equipment
Ability to troubleshoot manufacturing equipment
Basic knowledge of material compatibility in the proposed use environment
Moderate knowledge of routine preventive maintenance of production equipment
Moderate knowledge electrical, mechanical, electronic, pneumatic, and controls
Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department clean room medical device manufacturing
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing and Good Documentation Practices supporting a medical device environment
Strict attention to detail
Must be able to work under limited supervision
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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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 15,000 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.