Repair Technician I

Date: May 6, 2022

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 50888 
Title: Repair Technician I - ACT 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA









Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for a Repair Technician I to perform the decontamination, inspection, test and repair of returned medical products. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assist in the maintenance, organization of service and repair. Facilitates, create systems, benches, layout and tooling to ensure efficient handling of defective products. May include outside facilities as well.
  • Responsible for the receipt, decontamination, repair and documentation of electromechanical and video system products returned from the field to determine appropriate action and handling.
  • Utilize Soldering and DE soldering skills on printed circuit board assemblies for thru hole and surface mount components.
  • Perform optical test and measurement of incoming service items as required.
  • Assist in performing failure root cause analysis on all returned products.
  • Assist in perform complaint failure evaluations and provide estimates on repairs.
  • Modify, rebuild or overhaul electromechanical products.
  • Apply knowledge of electronics/electrical principles in determining equipment malfunction.
  • Document findings for management, QA, manufacturing and engineering as needed.
  • Work with Arthrex Inc to complete documentation necessary for closure of customer complaints.



Education and Experience:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 2 years of work experience in an electronics environment preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, including electrical test processes and procedures preferred


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


Electronics, optics, electromechanical equipment trouble shooting and repair.

Knowledge of FDA Quality System Requirements, ISO 13485 Quality System Requirements and GMP, Good Manufacturing Practices.




Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:


The applicant must have basic computer knowledge; an understanding of Microsoft Word, ERP systems and Excel are required.




About Arthrex


Arthrex Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Naples, Florida, is a global leader in orthopedic surgical device design, research, manufacturing and medical education committed to one mission: Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™. Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and sports medicine and innovates more than 1,000 new products and procedures every year to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.


Our core value is Making People Better. As a leading health care technology innovator, we are committed to making people’s lives better. The contributions we make to science and medicine have the potential to get a star athlete back in the game or improve the quality of someone’s life. It’s truly meaningful work.


Making People Better also signifies our corporate social responsibility and commitment to employees and communities. We make employees’ lives better through job security, educational and professional growth opportunities, unique benefits and amenities, and modern facilities that promote a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of collaboration, mutual respect and camaraderie. We also make important economic and philanthropic contributions to the communities we serve.


As a certified Great Place to Work® and one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production, Arthrex is proud of its award-winning, family business culture. With more than 6,000 employees around the world, we are growing and looking for candidates who champion our Arthrex Proud values of Innovation, Integrity, Dedication, Teamwork and Competitive Spirit.


We invite you to explore our numerous exceptional benefits at or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.









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: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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