Utility Operator, 2nd Operations, Level 1 in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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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!



Produce a quality product per print as assigned, with average supervision.  Person must rely on experience and judgment to accomplish goals with above average degree of independence and initiative to complete job requirements in a timely manner.  Must understand the company’s organization and overall policies.


  • Performs assigned jobs in, glass bead, clean/pack, and deflashing, as needed.
  • Performs in-process quality checks on all work performed.
  • Adheres to general safety rules, manufacturing procedures and work instructions, company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and FDA regulations.
  • Documents time entry in the computer and completes shop floor documentation.
  • Completes assigned jobs according to operation standards within specifications.


  • Basic mathematical and measurement skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide, understand fractions and decimals).

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to interact professionally and constructively with the lead, supervisor and coworkers.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Manual dexterity to work with very small parts.

  • 20/20 vision (corrected) in order to see under Standard Viewing Conditions.

  • Detail-oriented to correctly complete manufacturing paperwork.

  • Ability to follow and execute processes/directions and basic blueprint specifications

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

  • Must be able to troubleshoot problems


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • No experience necessary, will train.


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.


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.


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.


  • 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.


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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