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Manufacturing Associate (742367) at Zimmer US in NORFOLK, Virginia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Summary

*This position is Full Time, Onsite, in our Norfolk, VA location. 

Zimmer Biomet is a global medical technology leader. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world. 

This position is responsible for the production of quality medical devices. This position supports Production and Logistics by performing and documenting daily manufacturing operations that involves operation of various process equipment and other tasks in support of the production schedule. This person will comply with safety requirements, current Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures and coordinate the cleaning, assembly and preparation of equipment and final products according to written instructions. The position will further support P&L by maintaining raw material stock, cleanroom readiness and final product inventory.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for performing the daily manufacturing steps required to produce Embody’s medical devices.

  • Maintain the integrity of ISO class 7 & 8 Cleanrooms by performing proper gowning, entry and cleaning procedures.

  • Perform in-process quality checks on sub-assemblies and finished products.

  • Responsible for inspection, labeling, packaging and shipping of final products.

  • Perform daily equipment checks and preventive maintenance per established procedures.

  • Utilize small hand tools, calibrated instruments, measurement equipment, and test fixtures.

  • Perform cleaning of equipment, labware and manufacturing areas in accordance with SOPs.

  • Responsible for maintaining raw material inventory and performing incoming inspections.

  • Assist in ongoing process improvement and subsequent validation activities.

  • Participate in line and production planning meetings as needed.

  • Work with engineers, technicians and management to resolve line issues and suggest improvements.

  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to quality, work in progress, test results and special projects.

  • May interact with external customer contacts including participating in tours for visitors including VIPs and may be questioned and/or observed during audits.

  • Adhere to general safety rules, manufacturing procedures, company policies and procedures, ISO and FDA regulations.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Experience working with laboratory chemicals and equipment including pipettes, balances, sealers and vacuum ovens.

  • Ability to follow SOP’s, work instructions, and maintain daily records in a timely and reliable fashion

  • Must be a highly organized individual who works independently with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must have a high level of hand-eye coordination

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Comfortable working under an ISO 13485 or 9001 Quality Management System

Education/Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum (2) years working in a manufacturing environment, preferably within the medical device or tissue banking industry

  • Minimum (2) years working with an electronic manufacturing and inventory system such as Fishbowl or SAP

Travel Requirements

Up to 5%

Additional Information

At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.  

As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays. 



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