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Manufacturing Technician - Metal Component Production

SHL Medical

SHL Medical

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Monday, December 5, 2022
Full Time Charleston (South Carolina) US

Manufacturing Technician - Metal Component Production

SHL Medical is the world-leading solution provider in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced drug delivery systems with more than 5000 employees worldwide. Our customers include top pharmaceutical and biotech companies from around the globe that require innovative devices such as auto-injectors or pen injectors to effectively deliver their drugs. Headquartered in Switzerland since late 2018, with sites in Sweden, Taiwan, and the United States.

Job Overview

This role is embedded in Packaging and Metal component production of our new state-of-the-art device manufacturing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Main Responsibilities

  • Improve systems & equipment reliability in production; reduce system/equipment downtime associated with assigned process/equipment & support operation of assigned process/equipment.
  • Work in a safe & environmentally responsible way
  • Actively improve performance & reliability of automation equipment
  • Restore function to equipment in an effective & technically correct manner
  • Actively participate in & support Event Response
  • Perform corrective & preventative maintenance on assigned equipment/process
  • Operate, monitor, control equipment, systems & processes assigned
  • Support & implement system/equipment reliability improvement projects
  • Support & assist in all aspects of equipment/process operations
  • Record/review production data and maintenance activities per SHL work instructions
  • Follow all safety and environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Operating the assigned work cell as required
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned

Required Qualification

  • AA/AS/AAS degree in relevant field, or equivalent military training or industrial training (mechanical, electrical, automation & control systems)
  • Thorough understanding of mechanical, electrical and control systems
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience

Desired Qualification

  • Knowledgeable in the following systems: Compressed Air/Pneumatic actuators and systems, Electro-Mechanical controls, Electrical, Mechanical
  • Ability & experience with automated records systems such as SAP, schematics, wiring diagrams & other technical documents
  • Production experience with metal / cold forming processes and equipment (knowledge of WAFIOS equipment would be an advantage)
  • Computer literacy
  • Support planning & execution of process functions & assist in coordination of planned & corrective maintenance activities to ensure successful process performance

Physical Demands

  • Ability to move equipment and/or supplies weighing up to 50 pounds within the facility using various body positions
  • Routinely operates and inspects manufacturing equipment using hands
  • Ability to be on feet for up to a 12-hour shift
  • Corrected vision to 20/30
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder to service equipment; ability to work atop elevated positions
  • Occasionally works around odorous and/or hazardous materials. May be required to wear latex gloves
  • Occasionally positions self within confined spaces for inspection, repair and maintenance of equipment
  • Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection
  • (Ability to attain clean room gowning certification and work with hazardous materials, including sanitants)
  • Frequent bending, stooping and prolonged working overhead
  • Ability to work the hours necessary to support a 24/7 continuous manufacturing operation

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies
  • Challenging assignments in a fast growing and innovative industry
  • Position in a dynamic, international team of highly skilled professionals
  • Various opportunities for personal and professional development within a global organization

Interested in joining SHL Medical and in supporting us with your expertise and personality? Then we look forward to receiving your application including your CV, motivation letter, and all other relevant documents to our Talent Acquisition Department at RecruitUS@shl-group.com.

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