Cardinal Health Tooling Metrology Technician (1st Shift) in Deland, Florida
What Process Control & Maintenance contributes to Cardinal Health
Process Control and Maintenance sets up and operates processing equipment to manufacture to established quality standards in order to meet production demands. Troubleshoots, repairs, and conducts maintenance on equipment. Writes and executes equipment qualifications on all new or modified tooling or equipment to test and qualify items and provide documented proof that operations are within established parameters. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
Places purchase orders for a variety of commodities, materials, and supplies in support of the tool room. Works with requisitions, drawings, and specifications. Utilizes metrology equipment to provide Engineering and Quality with metrology reports of mold and molded components. Monitors reliability of supplier in both quality and on time delivery. Monitors purchases of materials are made to ensure consistent and cost-effective production.
- Utilize metrology equipment to measure injection molded and mold related components such as cavities and cores, and molded material to support first article inspections, process validations and material qualifications.
- Provide metrology documentation to support measurements.
- Monitors trends in prices, sources, availability and recommends necessary action to ensure a continued flow of materials to meet production requirements.
- Aggressively seeks and recommends cost savings opportunities based on material substitution, competitive sources, improved systems, or new items.
- Evaluates new vendors for price, product, quality, and service capabilities.
- Develops and maintains supplier relationships and serves as a liaison between suppliers and tool room resources.
- Assists in coordinating trials on production lines with Engineering and Manufacturing.
- Monitors and corrects invoicing discrepancies through DART / ACS system.
- Maintains correspondence and files related to purchasing activities. Follows ISO 9002, ISO 13485, and EN 46002 standards.
- Provide inventory control support by managing negative inventories, analyze and evaluate monthly spare part inventories, and investigate and resolve all inventory discrepancies in their area of responsibility.
- Actively participate in all lean manufacturing initiatives for schedules, component supplies, and purchased items for the tool room.
- Primary resource for knowledge of BPCS related to purchases and receipts for all purchased raw materials and components for the tool room.
- Primary resource for tool room metrology documentation to support measurements.
- Manages tool room spare part inventories.
- Completes investigations for non-conforming purchased materials.
- Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.
- High School Diploma or GED required
- One year certificate from college or technical school (machinist, engineering technology) preferred or equivalent combination of training and experience
- 4-5 years medical device manufacturing related experience preferred; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Knowledge of BPCS or related MRP Systems preferred. Working Knowledge of GMP and ISO Practices
What is expected of you and others at this level
- Applies extensive knowledge and company policies to complete a wide range of assignments
- Demonstrates expert understanding of all levels of the job family and has thorough knowledge of jobs outside area of responsibility
- Takes the lead in effectively applying new processes and skills in accomplishing assignments
- May provide technical guidance and training to others
- Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
- Works on complex problems that require independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issue
- Makes recommendation for new or revised processes and has a role on the implementation
- Adheres to all quality guidelines
- Works with minimal degree of supervision. Has latitude to make decisions in exceptional circumstances within established guidelines
- Provides guidance to less experienced team members
- May have team leader responsibilities but does not formally supervise
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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