Associate Prototype Techncian
at Integer

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

Job Description

The primary purpose of this role is to perform assembly and inspection operations over a range of new products and/or processes. Will support non-cyclical work which may include prototypes and pre-production lots in preparation for validation, clinical trials or transfers. Will also support multiple builds within the facility including lab and cleanroom environments. With guidance from Engineering on projects and using work procedures, this role provides support to the Engineering teams to meet various deadlines. May provide support to other team members or provide input to the Engineers on assembly, processes, and build/quality documentation.
Associate Prototype Technician


We are looking for people, who want to make a difference in the world and help people in the process. Someone who is looking for an opportunity, where the product that you make can help save lives. Come work for a global industry leader in the Medical Device Outsourcing field.



Job Summary:



The primary purpose of this role is to perform assembly and inspection operations over a range of new products and/or processes. Will support non-cyclical work which may include prototypes and pre-production lots in preparation for validation, clinical trials or transfers. Will also support multiple builds within the facility including lab and cleanroom environments. With guidance from Engineering on projects and using work procedures, this role provides support to the Engineering teams to meet various deadlines. May provide support to other team members or provide input to the Engineers on assembly, processes, and build/quality documentation.





Accountabilities & Responsibilities:



* Adheres to Integer's Values and all safety, environmental, security and quality requirements including, but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety, Environmental and Security Management Systems, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, company policies and operating procedures, and other regulatory requirements.

* Constructs engineering samples and prototypes to specifications and requirements with direction from the Engineering team.

* Assists in organization of engineering build notes and documentation from all prototype builds. Supports Engineers in the creation of build documentation.

* Provides value-add feedback to design engineers through post-build reviews, design reviews, and documentation reviews.

* Reads and understands drawings, specifications, schematics, and sketches.

* Supports initial production builds and transition from engineering to production.

* Assembles component parts as per print. Utilizes both manual and automatic machine operation.

* Visually and/or dimensionally inspects parts and/or completed assemblies for conformance to specifications. Completes required Device History Records and other manufacturing documentation per Good Documented Practices (GDP). Identifies and escalates quality non-conformances.

* Sets up equipment needed for assembly/inspection as per work instructions or as dictated by the product configuration.

* Participates in team activities focusing on process/product improvement, problem resolution, and customer satisfaction.

* Performs other duties as required.





Education & Experience:

Minimum Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.



Minimum Experience:

  • 3 years catheter-related work experience and/or 3-5 years light assembly experience in a regulated industry required; medical device experience preferred. Associate's degree or above with a minimum 0-3 years of experience.



Knowledge & Skills:

Special Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills required. Familiarity with microscopes and measuring devices required. Certification for industry specific assembly requirements such as IPC soldering standards for the Medical device and Military markets desired. Technical training in welding, material science, and one year related quality experience preferred.



Specialized Knowledge:

  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow detailed instruction and/or available documentation. Must possess the ability to recognize obvious defects in workmanship. Demonstrates competency in multiple critical assembly processes. Demonstrate ability to be flexible; work independently

Job Snapshot

About Us

Integer Holdings Corporation (NYSE:ITGR) is the largest medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer in the world serving the cardiac, neuromodulation, orthopedics, vascular, advanced surgical and power solutions markets. The company provides innovative, high quality medical technologies that enhance the lives of patients worldwide. In addition, it develops batteries for high-end niche applications in energy, military, and environmental markets. The company's brands include Greatbatch Medical, Lake Region Medical and Electrochem. Additional information is available at www.integer.net.

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