Production Technician, Jobs, 6164

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Production Technician - Stirling & Falkirk

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 6164 Date Posted: Monday 03 Jun 2019
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Nine Twenty Engineering & Manufacturing are delighted to be assisting with our growing client's organisation as they are on the look out for focused and talented individuals to grow with them in their Medical Device Manufacturing environment. 


They are looking for a Production Technician to join their team on a full time and permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe, compliant and efficient manufacture of medical devices on web-based production line and associated equipment in line with quality standards and customer demands.

As part of a small technical team role extends to production of development materials and support of regular new product transfers into manufacturing.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Manufacture test strips as per standard operating procedures and in line with production schedules.
  • Set up and adjust ink deposition valves on every batch to ensure necessary precision (position and volume) of reagent.
  • Carry out production trials to support development and transition of new products into manufacture.
  • Support packaging operation as required to meet customer demand.
  • Understand and ensure Critical to Quality (CTQ) variables are carefully controlled to safeguard strip performance and maximise yield.
  • Manage materials efficiently within production area, ensure all issues are highlighted in a timely manner and trouble shoot and resolve where possible.
  • Carry out routine monitoring of statistical process control data on manufacturing line
  • Carry out routine maintenance/calibration checks to ensure compliant set up and running of production equipment.
  • Carry out duties in line with Lean Manufacturing/5S techniques.
  • Complete accurate batch records and relevant audit paperwork.
  • Maintain and update work instructions and support the writing and review of standard operating procedures for manufacture.
  • Record and communicate all process observations/deviations in timely manner and raise non-conformances as required, supporting investigation and resolution of these.
  • Ensure full compliance with all relevant GMP and HSE requirements.
  • Be familiar with business goals, and work with colleagues in delivery of individual and team goals.
  • Undertake own training and support development of team members where required.
  • Communicate effectively within own team and with other departments and external contacts as required.

Skills required for the role:

  • Experienced in setting-up and running automated manufacturing/processing equipment to meet tight tolerances (eg ink jet printing, laser cutting, liquid dispensing, lamination, packaging).
  • Experience within GMP/other regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Detail conscious and committed to achieving accuracy required.
  • Computer literate and good communicator.
  • Motivated and able to work well alone and within a group environment.
  • Good at problem solving and troubleshooting.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of operating within a medical device manufacturing environment.
  • Material handling experience.
  • Experience of product transfer and validation procedures.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing/5S techniques.

Please apply directly via our website if you feel you have the skills and experience for this role.