Associate Electro-Mechanical 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.

Job purpose

Assist in the efforts of maintaining, testing, and troubleshooting sensitive machinery and equipment in a light manufacturing setting. Support the manufacturing/service operations to reduce equipment downtime through the execution of preventative maintenance, equipment calibration activities, and continuous improvement projects.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Works with Manufacturing Engineering & production staff on electro-mechanical-related issues.

  • Maintain, test, and troubleshoot sensitive machinery and equipment in a light manufacturing setting.

  • Should be able to apply knowledge of electro-mechanical engineering technology under the direction of Manufacturing Engineering staff.

  • Support the manufacturing/service operations to reduce equipment downtime, execution of preventative maintenance and equipment calibration activities.

  • 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-13485/FDA regulated environment.

  • Assists in the evaluation of assembly processes with an emphasis on cost reduction, throughout, and mistake-proofing.

  • Assists in training production staff in order to maintain a stable production process.

  • Supports continuous improvement activities.

  • Supports 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.

Qualifications

  • Requires an Associate degree in mechanical/electrical technology discipline, and/or Military or other technical training, and zero to three years plus related experience;

  • Ability to use a wide range of hand and power tools on a variety of engineering materials.

  • Structured troubleshooting skills.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team-oriented environment.

  • Experience in a Medical device Manufacturing Environment preferred.

Working conditions

  • 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.

Physical requirements

  • 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 and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Supervisory responsibility

No Direct Supervisory Responsibility

AAP/EEO Statement

ZOLL is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace, where unique identities, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences are respected and valued.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran

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