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Production Operator II - 1st Shift

Spectralytics, Inc.
Job Description


Spectralytics, a Cretex Medical company, in Dassel, MN, is a laser micromachining and assembly company that focuses on implantable devices and components to medical device manufacturers. Join our dedicated team of professionals!

This 1st shift position is flexible! Work Mon-Fri, 5:00am - 1:00pm or Mon-Thurs, 5:00am - 3:00am.

Position summary

The Production Operator II will be responsible for producing, monitoring, measuring, and cleaning component parts. This position will also perform machine procedures and processes.


Essential Job Functions

  • Operate production equipment to produce component parts from work instructions and prints ensuring correct material, tooling, processes, programs, chemical handling in certain areas and forms are being used
  • Use microscope or visual equipment on a regular basis to visually inspect parts
  • Inspect and monitor the quality of the parts produced per visual and dimensional requirements
  • Know and understand the Quality Management System (QMS), ISO and ensure requirements are met
  • Willingness to cross-train in multiple manufacturing areas
  • Complete all training requirements in a timely manner
  • Complete job-related paperwork to include quality history records, setup sheets, checklists and process rate charts
  • Identify and solve problems with processes
  • Train others and share best practices across all shifts
  • Know and follow all safety policies, procedures, and practices
  • Accurately record and report quantities, process parameters, and hours worked into ERP system
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments: sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment

Minimum Requirements, Education & Experience (incl. KSA's and certifications)

  • 2 years of experience in a manufacturing role
  • Ability to use basic hand tools, basic measurement equipment, and production processes
  • Ability to cross train in other areas of production when required
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing setting, using basic hand tools, basic measurement equipment and production processes
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Desirable Criteria & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in a regulated environment

Physical & Environmental Demands

Cretex Companies use cutting oils, solvents, and other chemicals in the manufacturing process. Testing is conducted on a periodic basis to ensure that all chemicals are kept well below the OSHA permissible exposure levels.

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