Laser Marker Operator or Set-Up/ Operator (Etcher) - Medical Device in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Laser Marker Operator (Scroll down for Set-Up/ Operator position)

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Operate laser marking machine and laser mark instruments per customers’ prints and requirements.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITES

  • Starts up and shuts down laser marking machines.

  • Reads, prioritizes, and organizes jobs based on dispatch list and OTD.

  • Confirms correct revision levels on router and print(s).

  • Selects correct program for job and reviews.

  • Creates, confirms, and maintains customer lot codes per SOP-0130, WI-0024, and “LM-C” log.

  • Follows program notes to build and install fixturing.

  • Confirms validity of program by “previewing” program and following setup marking procedures.

  • Maintains proper line clearance for job

  • Marks first piece and follows first article inspection procedures. Verifies that all markings conform to customer and/or process print.

  • Completes jobs per standard procedures

  • Performs 100% visual inspection of markings on each piece.

  • Measures any dimensions using proper equipment to confirm program is correct (i.e., caliper, optical comparator, gauging) and adjusts as needed.

  • Confirms proper focus to achieve desired markings.

  • Initials, dates, and confirms piece count is correct.

  • Performs first article inspections for other laser markers and chemical etchers.

  • Works independently and maintains productivity and quality.

  • Reads and interprets prints.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Prefer the ability to read blue prints and use measurement tools

  • Math with the ability to add and subtract decimals.

  • Prefer computer skills

  • Prefer Microsoft Office knowledge.

  • Prefer Drawing Editor software experience.

  • Prefer working knowledge of working with inspection equipment (calipers, mics, comparators)

Laser Marker Set-Up/ Operator Position

POSITION SUMMARY

Set-up and perform batch work of laser marking functions of varied complexities with close tolerances.  Produce a quality product per print. Employee must rely on experience and judgment to accomplish goals and complete jobs in a timely manner.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Works with engineering on prototype development and efficient productivity

  • Reads, prioritizes, and organizes jobs based on dispatch list and OTD

  • Selects correct program for job and reviews and modifies offsets if needed

  • Creates, confirms, and maintains customer lot codes per SOP-0130, WI-0024, and “LM-C” log

  • Creates/designs new fixturing to set parts for new program

  • Maintains proper line clearance for job

  • Marks first piece and follows first article inspection procedures. Verifies that all markings conform to customer and/or process print and adjusts to proper revision

  • Completes job per standard procedures

  • Performs 100% visual inspection of markings on each piece

  • Measures critical dimensions using proper equipment to confirm program is correct (i.e., caliper, optical comparator, gaging) and adjusts as needed

  • Visually validates proper focus to achieve desired markings

  • Reviews routing for all required paperwork and/or prints.

  • Performs first article inspections for other laser markers and chemical etchers

  • Works independently and maintains productivity and quality

  • Runs multiple laser marking machines efficiently

  • Reads and interprets prints in accordance with customer specifications and requirements

  • Performs special projects with additional responsibilities and assists in other areas of production

  • Performs general upkeep on machines (e.g. change lamps, add water to machines, perform power checks)

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent math skills
  • Ability to read blue prints and use measuring tools

  • Above average computer skills required.

  • Prefer Microsoft Office knowledge.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Prefer 2-4 years’ experience in a previous manufacturing setting

For Both Positions

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work well with others.

  • Must be able to read English for standard operating procedures, work instructions andFDA regulations.

    TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED: 

    Prefer working knowledge and use of calipers, optical comparator, micrometers, and multiple other tools as needed.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    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, sitting, communicating with others at least 1/3 of scheduled hours.

    It also involves reaching and using hands and fingers to operate measuring instruments and machinery.  Occasionally requires lifting of up to 50 pounds (under 1/3 of the time).  Must have adequate dexterity with hands and able to work in small areas.

    VISION REQUIREMENTS

    Must be able to read small print (6-12 font) with or without vision aides. The operator is occasionally required to view items at 20 inches or less, with or without vision aides.



WORKING ENVIRONMENT

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.

  • Less than 90 decibels (TWA).

  • Requires wearing safety glasses, earplugs (optional) and safety shoes.

  • Requires using machine safety guards and switches.

HAZARDS

  • Work near moving mechanical parts over 2/3 of the time. 

  • Exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals under 1/3 of the time.

  • Exposed to potential hazard from possible projectiles.

MISCELLANEOUS

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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