Clean Room Operator - Night shift

Date: Jan 28, 2023

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 56878 
Title: Clean Room Operator - Night shift 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: AMI South Carolina (US28) 









These are entry-level assembly positions that will be located at the new Arthrex manufacturing facility in Pendleton, SC. While prior experience with the assembly of small parts and/or medical device manufacturing would be beneficial, no prior manufacturing experience is required. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to participate in a pre-hire training. This role will be on our night shift (7:30pm-6am Monday-Thursday and voluntary overtime on Friday). If hired after 2/1/2022, you will be eligible for a $1,000.00 retention bonus (minus appropriate tax withholdings). You will be paid the first $500.00 after completing your first 90 days and the second $500.00 after completing your first 180 days, if you are an employee in good standing.    


Main Objective:

To produce quality medical instruments in accordance with Arthrex Manufacturing Inc. procedures in a safe and effective manner to meet and exceed the customer’s needs. To assemble label and package medical devices.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Required to work in a clean room environment; cannot wear makeup, hair sprays, hair gels, acrylic or painted finger nails, or rings.
  • Support current processes related to assembly, labeling, and packaging.
  • Operate suture attaching process to crimp needles to nitinol wire and braided suture.
  • Perform dimensional and other quality checks on products when necessary.
  • Ability to follow work instructions, drawings, and packaging instructions.
  • Perform manual and fixture assisted device assembly and packaging on medical devices, components, kits, convenience packs, and clean room specific devices.
  • Perform pouch and blister loading, sealing, and labeling.
  • Load and assist unit devices into unit packaging automated equipment.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and ability to train in outside departments such as boxing.
  • Responsible for proper storage, control, and identification of tooling and fixtures. 
  • Escalate assembly issues to the production coordinator
  • Perform terminal cleaning and daily housekeeping utilizing various disinfecting agents.


Incidental Duties:

The above standards describe the general purpose of work performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned as required by management.


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Manufacturing experience related to technical and mechanical aspect of manufacturing including operation of packaging equipment a plus.


Knowledge and skill Requirements /Specialized courses and/or training.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Able to determine material and tools required to perform operations
  • Can perform different task/operations required to manufacture products.
  • Creative and is able to suggest process improvements and problem solve.
  • Able to use inspection tools, and use measuring tools to ensure quality.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft outlook.


Machine Tooling and Equipment Skills:

The technology and frequency of the technology required to perform this job is as follows, occasional operation of some automated equipment, winding, attaching needle machines, label printing, weighing scales, label dispenser machine, manual sealers, cleaning machines, and general test equipment.


Reasoning Ability:

Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, problem solve, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in math, and form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical skills to the degree to perform the job.


Language and Communicating Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based on requirement. Ability to communicate ideas and issues to others. Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stand, use hand and fingers to handle and feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20lbs on a regular basic. The employee must also be able to bend frequently and lift 30-50lbs occasionally.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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