SLx Glove Box Operator, 2nd Shift - Andover - job 854053

Straumann Group

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Andover, Massachusetts

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Straumann partners with passionate people who fit in with the agile dynamics of our size-for-success company. People at Straumann appreciate the opportunity to shape the future and create impact. Encouraging leadership and inspiring ideas from our people have guided us through our proud history of pioneering innovations.

Job Description

Position Summary:


Organize and operate the glove box, carrier screw assembly, and viton assembly process steps in the SLA/SLActive surface treatment department.


Major Responsibilities of the Position:


·       Set up and operate the equipment to process implants through the glove box, carrier screw assembly, and viton assembly operations in strict accordance with documented procedures.


·       Primary responsibility is glove box operation.  This requires strict attention to detail and procedure to ensure the process quality specifications are met.  It is fast paced, physically demanding and requires a high level of manual dexterity.


·       Assemble implants into vitons in an ISO 7 class clean room. This step requires manual dexterity and attention to detail to ensure process quality specifications are met.


·       Assemble carrier screw in an ISO 7 class clean room environment.  Perform quality inspection measurements and pull force testing.  Record test data in organized manner.


·       Package finished product into primary and secondary packaging in an ISO 7 class clean room environment.


·       Perform all required in-process quality checks.


·       Complete all processing records and SAP transactions as required.


·       Manage processing steps and material work flow to ensure established production and sterilization schedules are met.


·       Perform routine preventive maintenance on all production equipment in the surface finishing department as directed.


·       Perform daily cleanings of all production equipment, tools, fixtures, glassware, and process rooms as directed.




Minimum Qualifications:


Previous medical device manufacturing experience and quality system compliance required. Previous experience working with small parts to a high quality standard required.



Required Knowledge and Skills:


  • The candidate must demonstrate proven microscope inspection skills with acute vision and defect awareness at 20X magnification.


  • The candidate must demonstrate excellent manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.  Demonstrate ability to assemble small parts in a fast paced production environment with minimal error.


Work Environment and Physical Demands:


  • Production environment will include working in highly controlled room, wearing protective gear (gown, mask, gloves), and working at a fast pace for an 8 hour shift.


  • Requires manual dexterity and ability to manipulate small objects while wearing gloves.


  • May be required to attain medical clearance for donning of respiratory protective equipment including air purifying respirators and/or self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).

Additional Information

  • This is a 2nd shift position

Straumann Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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