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Medical Device Testing Technician

Company: Barry-Wehmiller
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:

Machine Solutions is the premier provider of advanced equipment and services for the medical device, biopharmaceutical, and blood- and plasma-collection industries. We support our customers' needs and growth by delivering quality and value through a wide breadth of products. Machine Solutions provides proprietary mechanical solutions to a variety of complex process, testing and device design challenges. Our equipment has become the industry standard for stent crimping, balloon catheter pleating and folding, catheter braiding and medical device manufacturing applications. As a pioneer in radio frequency technology, the company has continued to develop advancing technology for thermal forming, molding and welding plastic for medical manufacturing, biopharmaceutical, and blood- and plasma-processing applications. Our experienced team of engineers has been instrumental in automating manual processes that enable our customers to increase production volumes and profit margins, and we believe in providing a superior customer experience by designating resources to a dedicated aftermarket team that is always ready to provide technical service and process support. Machine Solutions is privately owned by BW Forsyth Partners, a Barry-Wehmiller company.

BW Forsyth Partners is the investment arm of multibillion-dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. Established in 2009, BW Forsyth Partners blends Barry-Wehmiller's unparalleled legacy of value creation and people-centric culture development with keen investing experience to help companies realize their true potential. With a focus limited to areas known well, BW Forsyth Partners seeks to partner with leadership teams to acquire small- to middle-market companies in the capital and component equipment, and professional services sectors. In each of our operating companies, BW Forsyth Partners deploys operational improvements and strategy development without compromising the autonomy, strategic vision and entrepreneurial spirit of their leadership teams.

Job Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:

The Medical Device Testing Technician will be a core member of the Machine Solutions Customer Service and Sales Support team. The role will be located at the MSI Flagstaff, AZ Office. Testing/applications technicians are responsible for lab-based tasks, which include sample processing, contract testing, measuring, recording, analyzing results and generating reports on MSI equipment within house or customer product. The technician will learn how to operate Machine Solutions equipment and use this knowledge to host customer training and perform quality inspections to ensure equipment meets operational specifications. An ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys working with their hands who enjoys the challenge of finding unique solutions to meet our customer's needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Sample processing, contract testing, measuring, recording, analyzing results and determine whether products meet quality standards on MSI equipment
* Performing repetitive processes to produce acceptable samples and or reliable and precise data for customers
* Offer ideas for how to improve testing processes or resolve equipment malfunctions
* Interact with customers to define their needs and gain feedback on our performance
* Preparing samples for customer visits and shows
* Support in-house customer visits and FATs as needed
* Work with Aftermarket team to support customers in need of repair and/or re-certifications
* Work with Quality Control team to complete testing of equipment
* Completing software and machine quality assurances tests
* Accomplishes department and organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests
* Participates in company's continuous improvement activities.
* Obey all safety standards at all times.
* Responsible for tools and work station issued to employee
* Ad-hoc projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

3+ years of related experience, education and/or training. Laboratory experience preferred.

Skills Needed:

* High-level interpersonal communication skills including strong listening and presentation skills
* Strong oral and written communication skills for presenting technical information
* Keen attention to detail and organization skills
* Analytical, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
* Experience analyzing data and drawing valid conclusions from that data
* Proficiency in MS Office software applications
* Using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs and report generation
* Enjoys working with their hands and is focused on intricate details.
* Must be a team-oriented person who facilitates cooperation among various departments
* Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
* Ability to learn and understand product line and specifications
* Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
* Use of basic hand tools and operation of drill press, industrial bench grinder and other light duty machining equipment is required to complete daily tasks.
* Capable of disassembling and reassembling mechanical equipment.
* Typically travel is not intended to be part of this role; however, some small amounts of travel may be required. Estimated at less than 10 days per year.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Much of the day will consist of sitting, and considerable amount of time will be spent standing, walking, using hands to handle, or feel, reaching with arms and hands, talking and hearing. Lots of time will be spent lifting weight up to 10 lbs, some time will be spent lifting weight up to 25 lbs and minimal time will be spent lifting weight up to 50 lbs. The following vision requirements are needed:

* Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)
* Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
* Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up or down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
* Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
* Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
* Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Some time is spent working near moving mechanical parts and minimal time is spent near fumes or vibration

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.

Company:

Machine Solutions, Inc.

Keywords: Barry-Wehmiller, Flagstaff , Medical Device Testing Technician, Healthcare , Flagstaff, Arizona

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