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Contract Manufacturing Associate, Instrument - 1st shift

Company: Qiagen N.V
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

At the heart of QIAGEN's business is a vision to make improvements in life possible. We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe. Our most valuable asset are our employees - more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us. There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started. If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people's lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.

Position Description

  • Manufacturing Associates are required to have a strong knowledge of manufacturing methods and techniques, process development experience, work flow understanding, ability to read drawings, and to test and calibrate instruments, and troubleshoot electromechanical and optical assemblies.
  • In this position, Manufacturing Associates, will maintain manufacturing equipment, create work instructions, train others, often be asked to contribute to or lead projects, be cross functionally trained to work in several areas as needed.
  • This role requires a self-starter, ability to work independently, understanding of departmental goals-working as a team to achieve those goals within set timelines. Has worked in medical device and has background testing IVD instrumentation (preferred)

Position Requirements

  • Perform Instrument Assembly in accordance with Assembly Drawings and Work Instructions.
  • Carry out work in accordance with defined Quality Management System procedures and be fully supportive of Quality initiatives.
  • Support general Manufacturing objectives.
  • Support systems development regarding pilot instrument fabrication.
  • Assist in maintaining fixtures, assembly tools, assembly instrumentation and manufacturing aids.
  • Be committed to following and supporting safety practices.
  • Prepares for production by reviewing work orders and production schedule, studying and clarifying specifications; calculating parts requirements; collecting materials and supplies. Set-up equipment necessary for different work orders.
  • Documents production by completing applicable forms, reports, logs, and records equipment and batches using GDP practices.
  • Keeps work areas clean and organized, keeping with 5S principles.
  • Contributes to Continuous Improvement efforts; Identify and help implement process, procedure, safety improvements.
  • Complete and maintain training records within expected timelines.
  • Maintain functional understanding of cGMP's and the impact of deviation from controlled processes and/or procedures. Participate in investigations as needed.
  • Maintain inventory; be familiar with Kan Ban, and FIFO. May be required to complete inventory counting, kit pulling, and to handle materials.
  • Completes other tasks as needed.

Personal Requirements

  • High school degree plus 5 years relevant work experience; or technical associates/college degree and 2 years relevant work experience
  • Experience working with optics, PCBs or other electrical/mechanical assembly preferred

What we offer

At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including but not limited to assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Qiagen N.V, Ann Arbor , Contract Manufacturing Associate, Instrument - 1st shift, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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