Manufacturing Technician Job Description

Manufacturing Technician Job Description

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Manufacturing technician provides manufacturing support for various electronics manufacturing processes and tools such as: Board Prep, SMT, Leaded Assembly, AOI, Flying Probe, Wave Solder, etc.

Manufacturing Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective manufacturing technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included manufacturing technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

The Manufacturing Technician must acquire and maintain current knowledge of technological advances in processing, material composition, automation of material movement and /or machine capability
The Manufacturing Technician must acquire and maintain current knowledge of technological advances in processing, maching capability and MHE new product introduction (NPI)
Sustain purification of biopharmaceuticals
Operate various process equipment
Document daily manufacturing operations in a cGMP environment
Work with bioreactors
Through observation of work area(s), is alert to and avoids unsafe behaviors and conditions or other hazards
Performs any and all quality checks, audits and inspections required and is accountable for the quality of any finished product, subassembly and/or installed components
Reports all injuries and/or near misses to supervisor immediately
Fully participates in assigned training programs

Manufacturing Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manufacturing Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: STEM, NITEC, IPC, RB, OJT, TTT, CWI, AWS, WHMIS

Education for Manufacturing Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manufacturing technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Manufacturing, Health, Spectrum, Technical, Engineering, Associates, Science, Military, Technology, Electronics

Skills for Manufacturing Technician

Desired skills for manufacturing technician include:

Basic chemical and biological safety procedures
CGMP’s
Electronics
Digital circuitry
Tooling practices and applications
Lean Manufacturing
PCB assembly process
RoHS assembly
SMT
SAP

Desired experience for manufacturing technician includes:

Becomes familiar with and practices all safety procedures
The ability to maintain appropriate cleanliness in a "clean" manufacturing environment
Position also requires the ability to be self-motivated and the capability to be work independently and in groups using work instructions, wire run lists and/or other written or verbal instructions
Incorporate modifications of existing equipment when required
Assembly in accordance with route cards and data pack comprising drawings and design change documentation
Familiarity with appropriate company documentation and workmanship standards

Manufacturing Technician Examples

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Manufacturing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a manufacturing technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manufacturing technician
  • Receives and distributes supplies in the manufacturing area
  • Use knowledge of PLCs to aid in troubleshooting
  • Use knowledge of automated camera inspection systems to aid in troubleshooting
  • Use knowledge of robot functions and controls to aid in troubleshooting
  • Provide technical leadership to Operations team in solving process issues
  • Train maintenance and machine operators in troubleshooting methods
  • Escalate unresolved problems to management staff
  • Work with Operations team to develop common troubleshooting methods
  • Recognize trends in measurement data as going out of control and react accordingly
  • Ensure first off samples are completed
Qualifications for manufacturing technician
  • Work is performed primarily in a laboratory environment
  • Assist with qualifications, and validations of new and existing products, including preparing plans and reports
  • Must possess the ability to read and understand software exception messages and logs in order to pinpoint system / calibration issues
  • Basic UNIX command line usage a plus
  • Ability to redline manufacturing assembly and alignment documentation a plus
  • Willingness to work overtime as necessary
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Manufacturing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manufacturing technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manufacturing technician
  • Loads/unloads parts from machines and/or assists crane operator
  • Set up machines by installing tooling, adjusting to proper machine settings, feeds, speeds, , per job documentation and drawing specifications
  • Follow and understand CNC programs, M.D.I
  • Use manual, semi-automatic or automatic controls to perform machining operations
  • Perform in-process integrity checks, as required, in order to maintain specific drawing tolerances
  • Conduct in process testing and charting operational information and/or recording data as required
  • Deburr and clean work, as required
  • Complete log sheet, downtime records, and other information, as required by data collection system
  • Follows established procedures on lineups, manuscripts and tooling sheets to operate machine
  • Performs preventative maintenance and may correct minor machine malfunctions
Qualifications for manufacturing technician
  • Experience working in a production environment, especially food, milk processing or related to biotechnology
  • Knowledge of general separation techniques
  • Experience working in cGMP
  • Accurate, with proven attention to detail
  • Safety minded in work practices
  • Natural communicator, both written and oral
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Manufacturing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manufacturing technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing technician
  • Assist/maintain instrument verification and calibration
  • Perform decontamination of lab supplies/assay waste and biological waste (human serum)
  • Perform Luminometer calibration
  • Stage materials for process orders and perform timely and accurate completion of ERP transactions (labor and material transactions)
  • Fill material requisitions
  • Perform cycle counts of materials and maintain inventory accuracy
  • Maintain equipment in a calibrated state by performing simple calibration activities
  • Initiate Mechanic Work Service Request Forms
  • Troubleshoot and repair complex mechanical and electrical assemblies used across all product equipment to the component level
  • Converts standard product to customized specifications per customer request
Qualifications for manufacturing technician
  • Academic qualifications to sixth form certificate, in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology, or a tertiary qualification primarily in a biological science is preferred
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers in developing
  • Assist in conducting IQ/OQ/PQ process of equipment
  • Assist in investigating and implementing new production methods and root cause analysis
  • Previous experience with completing equipment maintenance required
  • Previous exposure to automation is also required
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Manufacturing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a manufacturing technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manufacturing technician
  • Troubleshoots equipment and processing issues
  • Maintain or improve manufacturing engineering processes, such as process design, facility layout, work standards, simulations, standard work, manufactuiring releasing, facility engineering, heat treat Engineering, NC Programming, tool design
  • Address problems in processing, programming, tool design, standards development, and application, acquisition of tools and equipment, layout,processing, material composition, powder metallurgy, heat treat, chemistry and/or automated storage systems
  • Must maintain awareness of technological advances in processing, material composition, automation of material movement and/or machine capability
  • Analyze and investigate shop problems and follow up on reccomendations
  • Work within generally defined procedures and guidelines but have the latitude to analyze and solve common manufacturing process problems
  • Assists with the more complex issues related to determining capital requirements,developing systems or databases, or equipment and system integration
  • Adheres to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics, in performing assigned duties
  • Updating and publishing cable drawings
  • Creating and updating Bills of Materials, and creating drawings and models using graphics software
Qualifications for manufacturing technician
  • Must be a self starter capable of managing own activities supporting team activities
  • Knowledge of cGMP and aseptic technique is preferred
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture and clean room environment is preferred
  • Ability to operate in a clean room environment wearing special garments
  • High degree of dexterity required, and ability to work with small components
  • Competence using computers and MS platforms such as Excel ,Word, Outlook
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Manufacturing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manufacturing technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manufacturing technician
  • Responsible for accuracy, competency and efficiency when carrying out tasks related to each work area
  • Attend and participate in Plant Safety Meetings
  • Actively participate in facility laundry, lunchroom and janitorial duties daily, weekly and monthly as required
  • Actively participate in the continuous improvement of plant operations, by reporting all safety concerns and potential Hazards in a timely manner
  • Hold valid WHMIS certification
  • Integrity in all actions and a team player
  • Strong attention to detail while working under pressure to meet production deadlines
  • Perform Seprafilm inspections and operate manufacturing processing equipment inside environmentally controlled areas in accordance to established SOPs and safety regulations
  • Document production operations in corresponding batch records and log sheets according to cGMPs and established SOP's
  • Perform routine cleaning procedures for equipment and the manufacturing controlled area
Qualifications for manufacturing technician
  • Ability to manage your own time and work load
  • Ability to perform assigned duties, troubleshoot errors and provide corrective action
  • Strong understanding of Win Magi Inventory Management system and production control system
  • Proficiency with electrical test equipment such as multimeters and microscopes
  • Ability to read and follow electro-mechanical assembly drawings, procedures and schematics
  • Ability to follow Hologic written procedures to maintain GMP compliance and ISO 13485 certification

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