Card Assembly Operator

Job Description

Epocal, part of Siemens Healthineers, is a leading manufacturer of a clinical Point Of Care (POC) diagnostic product. The epoc© Blood Analysis System is healthcare’s first cost-effective POC testing solution to leverage Smartcard Technology and wireless communication to provide caregivers with real-time, lab-quality blood gas, electrolyte, and metabolite results at the patient bedside. This system is now a well-established tool of the medical profession available worldwide. Epocal is committed to delivering high-quality products and services that patients and providers can rely on for consistently accurate and actionable information. We deploy unique innovative technologies that not only transform diagnostic products, but also expand into new platforms and solutions with proven health and economic outcomes.

Epocal was acquired by Siemens Healthineers in October 2017. As a leading global healthcare company, we at Siemens Healthineers develop innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational, and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape. As a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis and treatment.

For more than 100 years, Siemens Healthineers in Canada has helped healthcare providers achieve their goal of improving outcomes while reducing costs. From the Atlantic to Pacific oceans, more than 450 employees in Canada work together to deliver solutions for healthcare providers, resulting in 70% of medical decisions being influenced by the technologies we provide.

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Under the supervision of the Supervisor, Card Operations; the Card Assembly Operator is responsible for manufacturing epoc BGE and BGEM test cards using the automated print and card manufacturing line.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Efficient and diligent assembly of sensor cards and/or sensor tapes according to process work instructions
  • Performs basic machine set-up and/or maintenance according to process work instructions
  • Carry out duties in compliance to corporate policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Identifies process or product non-conformance and promptly alert engineering and technical support for remediation
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities by suggesting improvements to products, processes, or procedures
  • Performs basic troubleshooting in the production line and report issues to production technician and/or supervisor
  • Participates in preparing required data sheets for production
  • May provide necessary guidance and/or training to new employees if assigned by the Supervisor, Card Operations and/or Training Supervisor, Card Operations

Note: Duties are not limited to those listed above. Additional duties may be assigned as required. However, reasonable accommodations will be made if all possible under business conditions.

Job Demands

  • Repetitive, detailed nature of the card assembly process
  • Flexibility to work overtime and on different shifts as required
    • This includes working day shifts, night shifts and a combination of the two.
      • Potential to be trained on one shift and moved to a semi-permanent position on a different shift
  • Ability to function in a fast- paced noisy environment
  • Regular interaction with other operators, supervisors, manufacturing engineers and technicians
  • Physical
    • Manual dexterity
    • Ability to distinguish between colours
    • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
    • Extended periods of standing

Job ID: 182672

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: EPOCAL INC.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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