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Mechanical Technician II

Lake View Ter, CA 91342

Posted: 06/12/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 607287 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Description

1.    Performs research and engineering functions involving the layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modification of, but not limited to, cardiac lead assemblies and implantable medical devices.
2.    Performs a variety of duties in the electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical, chemical, or optical areas.
3.    Constructs, operates, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, maintains, and tests equipment, systems, or products.
4.    Works from schematics, engineering drawings, and written or verbal instructions.
5.    Performs tests, analyzes data, and writes reports.
6.    Reviews and/or develops processing and/or manufacturing instructions.
7.    Maintains detailed documentation through all phases of development, testing and analysis.
8.    Plans and organizes non-routine tasks with approval.
9.    Initiates or maintains build/project schedule and establishes priorities of work assignments with management input.
10.    Solves a wide range of problems requiring some interpretation of defined procedures and practices.
11.    Selects methods and practices with guidance from supervisor to obtain imaginative, thorough, and practical solutions to questions.
12.    Maintains general knowledge of products/services associated with area and employees involved with specific product lines and services.
13.    Validate components and fixtures following receiving inspection standard procedures.


1.    H.S. diploma or equivalent.
2.    3-5 years of medical device (or similar field) manufacturing/assembly experience and/or 2+ years of experience in technician trade or equivalent technician experience.
3.    Receive general instructions and able to work independently and efficiently without direct guidance, solve challenges, and appropriately relay concerns to management when needed.
4.    Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
5.    Understands timelines and ensures deadlines are met with high quality work. Responsible for completing project tasks successfully within time and budget constraints.
6.    Perform routine and non-routine moderately complex assignments using standard methods and sequences.
7.    Make adjustments, modifications, and replacements to set processes as directed. Able to find and reach out to other subject matter experts to find solutions as necessary.
8.    Assignments require broad judgment in troubleshooting proven processes as well as the ability to suggest alternatives.
9.    Work in a stringent quality system environment. Work experience in the medical industry under FDA regulation preferred.
10.    Good communication skills, both written and verbal required.
11.    Interacts well with diverse groups and maintains strong working relationships with internals in a collaborative, fast-paced, goal-driven environment.
12.    Listens to and understands others’ points of view; possesses interpersonal skills to negotiate and reconcile differences.
13.    Exercises discretion regarding work details.
14.    Coordinates efforts with technical and support staff.
15.    Ability to utilize a SmartScope or other CMM a plus.
16.    Experience with validating raw materials, parts, or components through receiving inspection a plus.


Target pay rate range: $20-26/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience

This position is NonExempt. Hours over 40 will be paid at Time and a Half.
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About Lake View Ter, CA

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