Summary:

The Finishing Specialist is responsible for assembling an entire product or component of a product within required quality specifications.  The essential responsibilities are typically repetitive and routine tasks that are well-defined with specific, detailed instructions. Routine tasks are not closely supervised, however new tasks are typically performed under close supervision. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis.  The typical incumbent will be competent in the following tasks:
      • Q-Hinge assembly
      • Cuff forming
      • Cuff and hinge-arm forming for custom brace requirements
      • Component treating (cooking) and cuff installation
      • Component conditioning e.g., sanding, priming and painting
      • Final assembly all brace products
    • Assemble units per product specifications using equipment and tools in accordance with procedures.
    • Assists with other assignments or special projects, as required.
    • Maintain basic knowledge of company and department policies, practices, procedures, commonly-used light manufacturing shop rules, measurement or calibration techniques, tools, methods, procedures, or operations relevant to the position’s typical assignments.
    • Maintain awareness of and compliance with the manufacturing production department’s performance standards, as dictated by the Department Supervisor/Manager.
    • Maintain competency of relevant company and manufacturing production department practices, policies and procedures.
    • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in standard units of measure
    • Follow Company policies and procedures and support the goals and objectives of the Company.
    • Organize and prioritize tasks as needed to perform job within pre-established time-management standards to meet schedules and timelines.
    • Maintain accurate and complete records.
    • Immediately report process related issues that can compromise the quality of the product and seek assistance with to find resolutions.
    • Align work with performance goals.
    • Maintain ethical behavior in the workplace as defined in the company policies, procedures and employee handbook.
    • Interpret and accept instruction, direction and coaching from direct Supervisor and/or Lead.
    • Adhere to well-defined instructions, procedures and/or work rules furnished in written or verbal format.
    • Handle internal and external communications with tact, diplomacy, and discretion.
    • Handle occasional, limited stress in a professional manner.
    • Adhere to company attendance policy and provide sufficient notice when planning time off.
    • Work overtime as required to fulfill customer demand.
    • Adhere to the established shift schedule with punctual start and end time including two 15-minute paid work breaks during first 4 hours and last 4 hours of the shift, respectively and 30 minute unpaid lunch break within the first 5 hours of the scheduled shift.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Job Specific Duties: To appropriately and effectively support the production function and activities of the Bracing Manufacturing Department.
    • Job Knowledge: To act on knowledge of basic or commonly-used shop rules, measurement or calibration techniques, tools, methods, procedures, or operations.
    • Technical Skills: To utilize basic technical skills to setup, operate or maintain machinery or equipment to perform job tasks ranging from repetitive to non-routine.
    • Planning, Organizational Skills, Accuracy and Productivity:  To effectively plan and organize responsibilities to complete assignments within required parameters and pre-established time-management standards.
    • Communication: To appropriately and ethically represent the company and initiate actions and/or communications which will best serve the interests of VQ OrthoCare.
    • Dependability: To effectively plan and organize time to support the staffing needs of the department, company policy and state and federal labor requirements.

Qualifications:      

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.             

Education/Experience:

    • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.
    • Some level of experience in light industrial preferred.

Physical and Mental Demands:

    • Typically interacts with staff, peers, senior management and external customers
    • Ability to handle moderate to high stress.
    • Regularly required to sit, stand, move about, stoop, bend, reach, finger and grasp and to move and/or lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Routinely employs handwork with some strenuous force for Custom Brace component conditioning.

Certificates and Licenses:

    • No special certificates, licenses or registrations are required

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

Reasonable accommodations may be provided in order to allow qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and tasks.

The work environment varies between that of a typical manufacturing setting with controlled temperature and humidity, powered equipment and tooling noise associated with manufacturing. Ambient noise levels are consistent and generally low to moderate.

To apply

If you possess the required capabilities and the desire to work for a dynamic medical technology company, please send your resume to jobs@vqorthocare.com.  Please include the job title in the subject line of your email so that your resume is routed properly.