Hand Instrument Crew Coordinator

Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 48827 
Title: Hand Instrument Crew Coordinator - SC 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC 










Arthrex, Inc. is a medical device company and a leader in new product development and education in orthopedics. With locations globally, we strive to work together to give the best to our patients, and in South Carolina that means manufacturing implantable medical devices that change our patients’ lives.


Arthrex continues to experience unprecedented growth and as the newest location in the organization, our corporate mission is Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™, which we hope to achieve while maintaining opportunity and stability for our employees. Arthrex proudly maintains a family and community business culture and provides all employees with first-class facilities, exceptional benefits, and most importantly, a secure future that recognizes and rewards hard work and dedication.



Main Objective: Assist Supervisor in the day to day activities within the Hand Instrument Department.  In doing so, the Crew Coordinator takes on the role as a working lead. A Crew Coordinator will possess advanced technical knowledge of the production equipment and techniques, Arthrex products and processes present in the area, as well as fundamental leadership, communication, and mentoring skills. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs Assembly Tech I, II, and III duties as needed.  Whenever possible, run production machines and assemble components in order to maintain productivity.
  • Assists in the daily mentoring and training of new hires and operators with the purpose of developing their technical skills to maintain safe and standard work habits within the production department.
  • Trains operators at all Assembly Tech levels for competency in accordance with the training matrix and related documents.
  • Verifies that production parts are within specification, randomly check the operator’s parts while still in process to help prevent non-conforming material moving to next operations.
  • Performs final inspection of paperwork.
  • Notifies Supervisor of any production, safety or performance issues as they arise.
  • Answers questions, instructs, and demonstrates techniques on matters directly related to machine operations, assembly techniques, policies and procedures, and safety protocol.
  • Must be highly organized, self-motivated and a role model.
  • Assumes responsibility for work accomplished on schedule and in accordance with job requirements.
  • Follows through on production priorities and assigns resources accordingly.
  • Requests additional material if necessary following established procedures.
  • Notifies Maintenance Department through SAP of equipment maintenance requirements.
  • Supports programs, policies, and procedures in order to help the growth of AMI as a world class medical device manufacturer.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the shift supervisor.


Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being 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.
  • 3 years of directly related training and/or experience in a manufacturing/assembly setting required.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Mechanical aptitude required.
  • Basic computer knowledge (Windows application) required.
  • Proficiency with measuring tools and instruments required.
  • Ability to understand and follow all established procedures required.
  • General knowledge of GDP, GMP’s and FDA regulations highly preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in set-up of all required tools and machines required.
  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods required.
  • Train the Trainer Certification or ability to achieve certification within 180 days of hire/transfer.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills: 

  • Proficiency of hand instrument assembly equipment. Including but not limited to riveters, buffing machines, drill presses, sandblasters, and various hand tools.
  • Proficiency of precision measuring equipment. Including but not limited to gauges and inspection fixtures, pin gauges, Micro-vu, optical comparator, caliper, and micrometer.


Benefits Arthrex Offers:

  • Arthrex pays 100% of employee's medical and dental coverage with voluntary participation in the wellness program. For regular, full-time and part-time employees Arthrex pays 50% of employee's dependent coverage.
  • The Arthrex Medical Center provides convenient, free care for employees.
  • Arthrex provides a 401k retirement plan option with matching contributions.
  • Arthrex encourages professional development with tuition reimbursement toward an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • Arthrex Learning & Development department has many opportunities to expand your skills online and in classroom experiences.
  • Arthrex provides free lunches to save our employees time and money. Plus, it's a great opportunity to enjoy time with your coworkers.
  • And there is so much more!



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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