Assembler, 2nd Shift in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

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Job Description

Would you like to be part of cutting edge technology in the field of medical devices? Is being part of a team that makes a difference in people's lives important to you?  Then our Tecomet -Kenosha manufacturing plant, conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, and within 1-2 miles of the expressway might be the right fit for you!

Tecomet, Inc. is a dynamic and growing  contract manufacturing organization specializing in forged, cast and machined orthopaedic implants, precision surgical instruments, sterilization cases/trays and photochemical etched products for the orthopaedic industry.   It is an exceptionally exciting time to join Tecomet as we grow our organization through the recruitment of great team member candidates.   It's not how we do it now today - it's how we do things in the future; let's all learn something new together and achieve our overall goals TOGETHER!


This position requires the operator to assemble medical instruments and their subassemblies following drawings and other written and verbal specifications.


  • Assembles plastic and metal components into medical devices using appropriate tooling and equipment, in accordance with approved manufacturing procedures.

  • Completes assigned jobs in accordance with production timelines.

  • Aligns components and assembles them together according to torque specifications.

  • Maintains accurate records/documentation related to quality, work in progress, test results, labor, and special projects.

  • Performs in-process quality checks on sub-assemblies and finished product.

  • Works with Production Supervisor and/or Engineers to resolve line issues and suggest improvements.

  • Notifies process/tool owner when tools/equipment are in need of maintenance.

  • Maintains clean work station.

  • Adheres to general safety rules, manufacturing procedures, company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and FDA regulations.

  • Performs additional operators per supervisor direction.

  • Trains and assists others as required.


  • Able to communicate and interact professionally and constructively with the lead, supervisor and coworkers; to enhance teamwork and to foster positive working relationships.

  • Has basic mathematical and measurement skills (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and understands fractions and decimals).

  • Able to organize and segregate work.

  • Has manual dexterity to work with very small parts.

  • Detail oriented to correctly complete manufacturing paperwork.

  • Ability to follow and execute processes/directions.

  • Ability to read and write English in order to read and interpret manufacturing processes.

  • Ability to apply training to carry out instructions.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Two years related experience preferred.


Hand tools, presses, and fixtures.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires walking, standing, sitting and communicating with others at least 1/3 of scheduled hours. It also involves reaching and using hands and fingers to operator tools and measuring instruments. Occasionally requires lifting of up to 50 pounds (under 1/3 of the time). Must have adequate dexterity with hands and be able to work in small areas.


The operator must be able to read small print (6-12 inch font), with or without vision aides.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy and presents a hazard from possible projectiles requiring adequate safety items be used.  Example:  safety goggles, earplugs, safety shoes.  Machinery safety guards and switches must always be used in accordance to machinery manufactures specifications.


The operator is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals 1/2 of the time.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


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