Technician II - Medical Devices

Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

 Requisition ID:          [[58245]]
Title: [[Technician II ]]
Division: [[Arthrex California Inc. (US03)]]
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Salary Range:
Salary Minimum: [[$23.00/hr]]
Salary Maximum [[$37.95/hr]]





Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. The Technician II performs mechanical and electro-mechanical assembly operations of moderate complexity with close diligence by following manufacturing assembly procedures while meeting the daily, weekly, and monthly production build schedule. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


If hired for this position, you will be eligible for a one-time sign-on bonus of $2,000.00 minus appropriate tax withholding will be paid to you on the first pay period after you start your employment at Arthrex. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manufactures electro-mechanical and video camera medical products to specified work orders. Follows work instructions and standard operating procedures. Inspects own work as well as the work of others.
  • Performs daily cleaning of the work area and initiates “Area Clearance” to maintain material traceability at the workstation.
  • Performs tasks such as but are not limited to installing circuit boards, electronic components, product labels, cables, wire harnesses, optics cleaning, mounting, and assembling intricate optical, electrical, and mechanical components using mechanical fasteners and adhesives.
  • Making decisions in fitting and adjustment of parts within established guidelines to achieve the required specifications.
  • Verify that correct material is used per the Work Order and Device History Records, Travelers, and Forms are filled out completely, ensuring (GDP) Good Documentation Practices.
  • May perform Preventive Maintenance of equipment within the department as required by PM Schedule. 
  • Ability to work on multiple process steps or lines, adjusting and reprioritizing work, as necessary. 
  • Responsible for accessing and following packaging and work instructions from PLM and Document management systems based on product structure requirements. 
  • Participate in required company training activities related to products and processes supporting medical device manufacturing.
  • Maintain and follow electrostatic discharge (ESD) work environment procedures.
  • May work on assignments such as R&D and V&V builds requiring judgment and collaboration in resolving issues.
  • Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.



  • Intermediate knowledge, understanding, and application of industry practices. Occasionally contributes to the development of new techniques and standards.


Reasoning Ability:

  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.  Refers to policies and practices for guidance.

Discretion Latitude:

  • Work is performed under general direction. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.


  • Intermediate manual dexterity to assemble electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Analyzes and resolves non-routine production issues using independent judgment.
  • Intermediate manual dexterity to assemble electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Analyzes and resolves non-routine production issues using independent judgment.
  • Cross-trained employees are given the opportunity to perform various tasks throughout the day at multiple workstations or different product lines.
  • Competent in MS Office (Excel, Teams, Outlook) required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of visual inspection, part handling, component assembly, and barcode scanning required.
  • Proficient ability to evaluate, troubleshoot, disassemble, and repair non-conforming products.
  • Navigates SAP, Agile, and Documentum systems independently.
  • Laser welding skills and Helium leak check preferred.
  • CNC and bead blasting skills preferred. 
  • Solving simple math equations and the ability to perform tasks through verbal communication.
  • Intermediate ability to conduct training regarding existing procedures.
  • Adopt an environment of continuous improvement to develop more robust procedures and improvements within existing processes to produce cost-effective quality products.
  • Intermediate ability to assemble sub-assemblies and final products accurately and consistently to specifications using specialized measuring equipment, hand tools, and microscopes, making decisions in proper fitment.


  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 2 years of experience in electro-mechanical assembly is required. Medical device industry preferred.
  • Experience working in a collaborative, “one piece flow” manufacturing environment preferred.



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.


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Arthrex 2023 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Gym Reimbursement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



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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