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Title:  Auomation Technician

Requisition ID:  54283
Date:  Jul 29, 2022
Location: 

Tempe, Arizona, US

Department:  Engineering
Description: 

 

 

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

 

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

 

Job Summary:

Responsible for maintaining operation efficiency of automated assembly lines. Provide support to shift operations as request by the shift leader/production manager. Develop long-term predictive/preventative maintenance plans for all assembly equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Logically troubleshoots and repairs the pilot assembly line and related bench top equipment.
  • Assists shift lead in maintaining quality of finished product through proper machine operation.
  • Responsible for maintaining spare parts inventory with a proper cataloging of parts.
  • Provide a timely notification to shift lead of maintenance issues and downtime.
  • Reviews line history and documentation to enhance line efficiencies. Follows escalation plan to minimize downtime.
  • Maintains and updates all equipment log books with accurate repair/adjustment information.
  • Interfaces daily with shift leader and technician at shift change.
  • Contributes to continuous process improvement efforts to reduce scrap, cycle times, improve efficiency, and eliminate waste.
  • Provides a “Customer Service” attitude when interacting with internal and external customers while accomplishing work, production, and achieving quality standards.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and safe workstation and environment at all times.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.

Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education or Equivalent Experience: High School or equivalent
  • Experience: 0-3 years of experience

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Medical device industry or other regulated industry
  • Background with medical/pharmaceutical clinical trials
  • Knowledge of quality system requirement, FDA Quality System Regulation, cGMP, and ISO 9002

 

Travel Requirements:

  • 0 – minimal

 

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Medical Device manufacturing requires strict adherence to standards. Working environment is a manufacturing facility, which houses plastic injection molding machines. Must tolerate fumes and particulate generated from various plastics. Work areas are equipped with adequate lighting, cooling/heating and equipment that are in a good working condition. Must work constructively in an environment that may be stressful due to competing resources while at all times maintaining company confidentiality.
  • Must be able to work scheduled work week, plus overtime and/or irregular hours as required to complete assignments. May stand or sit for extended periods of time. Must transport oneself to and from other areas of the facility and travel to other divisions when necessary. Must have good visual acuity. If specifically necessitated by customer requirements, must be able to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences for product and safety issues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to Apply.Accommodation@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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