Hydrophobic Button Production is a key component in of the development of the ZEISS Interocular lens (IOL). The Biomaterials Production Lab Operator is responsible for processing the biomaterials used to create the buttons in which IOLs are formed.
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, skill, and abilities required.
Please note this is for an evening shift.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Comprehensive understanding of all applicable MSOP’s, QCSOP’s, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), and line clearance requirements.
Maintain proper documentation per GDP (Good Documentation Practices) by filling out work orders correctly and accurately recording accepted and rejected quantities.
Keep workspace clean and organized.
Visual inspection of defects and record rejects on device history record (DHR).
Perform visual inspection of material to identify defects and accurately record rejects on device history record (DHR).
Demold biomaterial sheets from heated glass molds while incurring minimal damage/rejects.
Clean glass molds post demolding.
Process biomaterial sheets through a semi-automated punch and die while carefully aligning the material to maximize yield.
Perform methanol and hydrophobic button isolation (shakeout) and drying processes.
Inspect, confirm final quantities and package finished buttons.
Perform dimensional inspection for button diameter and thickness.
Elevate Escalate any process non-conformances to leads, supervisors, or quality control.
Ensure that all finished product meets quality standards and specifications.
Listen and communicate effectively with Technicians, Leads and Supervisors about any production, quality or safety issues.
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
Regularly exposed to:
3VPADPA (N-phenyl-4-(3 Vinylphenylazo)-aniline)
Ethylene glycol dimethacrylate
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, skill, and abilities required.
Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows safety regulations. Working knowledge and understanding of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures and supporting documentation. Ability to use commonsense to find resolution when faced with challenges to carry out instructions. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Regularly required to walk, sit, stand, bend and twist. Requires some lifting and carrying of equipment of 25 pounds or mildly greater. Vision abilities required for this job include; close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Repetitive use of hands, controlled grasping and fine manipulation.
High school diploma, or equivalent; six months of related experience and/or training.
Basic knowledge of computer web browser navigation.
Previous manufacturing experience in Medical Device industry is a strong plus.
Ability to effectively communicate (written, reading or orally) with others within and outside the organization (i.e. management, supervisors, coworkers, inspectors and auditors from various governing bodies, such as FDA auditors).
The hourly salary range for this position is $16-19/hr.
The salary offered for this role may be influenced by factors such as job location, scope of role, qualifications, education, experience, & complexity/specialization/scarcity of talent.
This position is also eligible for a performance bonus or sales commissions.
ZEISS also offers robust benefits, including medical plans, retirement savings plan and paid time off.
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