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Set Up Tech - Prod/Mfg/Mech FL Open (J#26525)
Education: High School
Experience: 1 - 3 years

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Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines in three segments: Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. With 2012 revenue of $11.9 billion, Covidien has 43,000 employees worldwide in 70 countries, and its products are sold in over 140 countries. Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Covidien both in the lives of others and your career.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Position Summary- Setup Technician - Production/Manufacturing/Mechanical

Our facility in Deland, Florida is a high-speed, high-volume manufacturer of needles and syringes for dental, veterinary, safety, and traditional hypodermic needle customers. Must be open to working any shift, including 2nd or 3rd shift and must be flexible and adaptable to the needs of the business and willing to work paid overtime.

Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to set-up, maintain, operate, test and inspect product, and perform repairs on associated departmental equipment in conformance to FDA, GMPs, ISO 13485 standards and finished product specifications. Minimize scrap generation from processes and promote workplace safety. Provide process information to management so production equipment may be optimized and/or process corrected. Assist with training of personnel to perform various functions within each assigned area. Facilitate work flow and ensure product quality is maintained.

Principal Accountabilities
1.Perform scheduled preventive maintenance as assigned by supervisor according to the Preventive Maintenance schedule.
2.Adhere to plant policies/procedures, department EHS rules, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), ISO 13485 regulations and Good Housekeeping procedures.
3.Shall operate in a manner that protects the health and safety of its employees/visitors and operate in a manner that conserves energy, natural resources and protects the environment.
4.Complete all pertinent paperwork pertaining to the finished product being produced according to established guidelines in the manufacturing procedures. Prepare and maintain required maintenance equipment records.
5.Use of micrometers, dial calipers, and other precision measuring instruments to perform dimensional and physical inspections.
6.Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confer with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards. Uses ANSI/ASQ Z1.4 sampling standard, part drawings, and specifications to determine inspection and testing required as well as acceptable quality levels.
7.Selects products for inspection evaluation at specified stages in production process, performs various visual, dimensional, performance, mechanical, electrical, or chemical inspections per required characteristics.
8.Report any unusual circumstances to supervisor and perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
9.Basic computer skills with windows based programs.
10.Responsible for the observation of department regulations and to use personal protective equipment (PPE) as required; must be safety conscious and Lockout/Tag-out trained.

1.Setup various production machines and ancillary equipment according to procedures and product specifications utilizing small hand tools, i.e. wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, drills and channel locks.
2.Monitor machinery and process goals during shift and make adjustments as necessary to ensure optimum performance of processes.
3. Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment malfunction and either repair equipment or arrange for technical support to complete repairs.



High School Diploma or GED required. One year certificate from college or technical school (machinist, engineering technology) preferred; or equivalent combination of training and experience.


1 or more years experience in a technical and mechanical role with production and/or auxiliary equipment. 3 or more years medical device manufacturing related experience or equivalent combination of training and experience preferred.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees in the organization. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals. Ability to calculate rate and percent and interpret basic graphs. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving general concrete variables in standardized situations.  - Register here for more Injection Molding Industry Jobs is the premier resume database and job search website that focuses specifically on the needs of the injection molding industry. Use this as an exclusive resource to find your next job or employee. We guarantee that you will be pleased with the special focus of this web site.