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Associate Electromechanical Technician

Location: Cheswick, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

  • Assists as liaison between Manufacturing Engineering & production staff on mechanical-related issues.
  • Hands-on role in maintaining, testing, and troubleshooting sensitive machinery and equipment in a light manufacturing setting.
  • Responsible for interacting with machine shops and equipment manufacturers to obtain pricing and availability for correct replacement parts.
  • Assists in defining and documenting maintenance requirements for electro-mechanical fixtures and equipment.
  • Reviews assembly instructions and engineering documents in order to determine the nature of technical problems and propose possible solutions.
  • Assists in process validation activities in an ISO-9001/FDA regulated environment.
  • Assists in the evaluation of assembly processes with an emphasis on cost reduction, throughput, and mistake-proofing.
  • Assists in training production staff in order to maintain a stable production process.
  • Plays an active role in continuous improvement activities.
  • Implements process improvements working within a formal Documentation Control System.
  • Fabricates, assembles, and tests electro-mechanical fixtures.
  • Sets up and conducts tests to investigate proposals for improving equipment performance or to obtain data for development, standardization, and quality control.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None.

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, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Educations and/or Experience:

  • Requires high school graduation with vocational training preferred.
  • Preferred at least 3 years of hands-on work with mechanical parts and fabrication.
  • Ability to use a wide range of hand and power tools on a variety of engineering materials.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team-oriented environment.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands:  

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Equal Opportunity Employer-Disability and Veteran