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Stryker Sr. Process Technician in Kalamazoo, Michigan

This is a 3rd shift position:

Performs electrical or mechanical troubleshooting to determine problems in non-functioning electro-mechanical equipment used in the manufacturing process. Dismantles, adjusts, repairs and assembles equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, rough sketches or drawings. Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform checkouts. Rebuilds manufacturing equipment as required. May perform equipment modifications as directed by manufacturing engineers.

This position requires knowledge that is acquired through experience, specialized education or training. The role has clearly defined procedures and tasks as well as defined guidelines to aid in decision making. The job requires a basic understanding of work routines and procedures in own discipline. The technical procedures for this level are well defined. The job works within well-defined procedures that may involve a variety of work routines. This job typically requires a minimum of 2 or more years experience.

Under minimal supervision, will maintain, repair, improve any equipment, fixtures, and tools to support the production floor and may provide process technical support and training for new product development, shop floor teams and Manufacturing/Process Engineers.

Educational & Special Training Expectations

• HS Dipolma Required

• 2 year Technical Degree preferred or equivalent experience with equipment operation, maintenance and repair


3+ years applicable experience or equivalent education and experience

Physical/Safety/Mental Requirements and Expectations

• Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

• Must have the ability to work with and repair mechanical/electrical equipment.

• Ability to operate small hand tools, inspection equipment, and common office equipment.

• Ability to operate in a fast paced environment, sometimes requiring extended hours.

• Must be able to generate, follow and explain detailed proposals and operating procedures.

• Must be able to analyze and correct complex product and/or process issues using independent judgment.

• Must be able to routinely make decisions that effect immediate operations.

• Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks.

• Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, database)

Quality Expectations

• Execute assigned PMs according to schedule

• Accurately follow documentation and regulatory procedures as expected

• Utilize and accurately record all required documentation

• Adhere to site specific quality systems and processes.

• Utilize metrology and testing equipment

• Successful completion training requirements

• Understand Validation/Re-validation Procedures

Job Knowledge Expectations

• Intermediate equipment repair

• Intermediate mechanical and/or electrical basic problem solving

• Must be able to analyze and correct complex product and/or process issues using independent judgment.

• Understand and execute PM system maintenance

• Understand fixture maintenance

• With little oversight will develop, analyze and implement equipment repairs and improvements.

• Employ use basic statistical techniques

• Use of intermediate metrology

Versatility Expectations

• Will train with multiple people on different procedures or processes.

• Responds adequately to most new situations.

• Will participate in projects as assigned by manager.

• Execute directions and priorities established by others.

• Learns and responds quickly to changing conditions.

Productivity Expectations

• Proficient in general equipment usage to perform PM's and minor repair work orders.

• Support team goals, objectives and metrics.

• Support Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) program

• Support Autonomous Maintenance process

Continuous Improvement/ Initiative Expectations

• Participate in and may lead group problem solving (i.e. A3) at a multi-team level

• Actively seeks opportunities to learn

• May train new team members

• Identify improvement opportunities

• Supports changes, priorities, and needs of the business.

Engagement/Attitude Expectations

• Projects a positive, engaged attitude.

• Strong interpersonal communication skills.

• Seeks feedback from peers, leadership and customers.

• Ask questions and seek direction from leaders, trainers, and peers.