Finishing Operator 1 - 2nd Shift, Memphis, TN

Smith & Nephew

Smith & Nephew

Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Job Description

Life Unlimited. At Smith+Nephew, we design and manufacture technology that takes the limits off living.

This position requires a person to transform components from a machined state to a complete, finished product while working in a team environment. Must be able to align with all governing rules including S.N.E. Policies and procedures and adhere to safety and cleanliness practices in the workplace.

This position works under close supervision with a focus on safety, cleanliness, and organization, you will work closely with team members in operations, materials, and receiving to ensure quality and compliance measures are met and accurate documentation is completed to align with quality, compliance, and operating procedures. You will need to complete and understand documentation needed to follow our policies, Quality Manual, and procedures including but not limited to:

  • FDA, QSR, and various domestic, and international standards and regulations
  • Company policies and procedures
  • Labor transactions and bar code scanning

What will you be doing?

  • Finish medical devices.
  • Conduct basic finishing processes such as, pre oxidation cleaning, oxidation, prepackaging, cleaning, tumbling and basic polishing.
  • Use optical and mechanical devices in coordination for finishing.
  • Perform simple measurements using micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, and radial gauges.
  • Read and understand blueprints.
  • Operate finishing, oven, and passivation equipment.
  • Perform passivation and pre clean pH and temperature checks.
  • Operate, when required, STARMARK Laser Marking system to identify product per print.

What will you need to be successful?

  • High School Diploma or GED required; technical or vocational certifications preferred but not required.
  • No Experience required.
  • Perform basic hand finishing skills such as deburring, bead blasting, and tumbling.
  • Required to work with and maintain very close tolerances and able to perform marking, labeling, and packaging functions.
  • Must be capable of getting to all user areas within the facility.
  • Lift and/or carry 50 pounds.
  • Requires possibly standing as much as 80% of the time with the ability to use a computer keyboard while walking.
  • Move independently in all job-related areas.
  • Requires ability to assemble and handle small components.
  • See and read all documentation.
  • Hear directions given, communicate instructions and information and visually inspect products and equipment.
  • Visually use optical comparators and microscopes.

You. Unlimited.

We believe in creating the greatest good for society. Our strongest investments are in our people and the patients we serve.

  • Inclusion, Diversity and Equity- Committed to Welcoming, Celebrating and Thriving on Diversity, Learn more about Employee Inclusion Groups on our website ( ).
  • Your Future: 401k Matching Program, 401k Plus Program, Discounted Stock Options, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Work/Life Balance: Flexible Personal/Vacation Time Off, Paid Holidays, Flex Holidays, Paid Community Service Day
  • Your Wellbeing: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account (Employer Contribution of $500+ annually), Employee Assistance Program, Parental Leave, Fertility and Adoption Assistance Program
  • Flexibility: Hybrid Work Model (For most professional roles)
  • Training: Hands-On, Team-Customized, Mentorship
  • Extra Perks: Discounts on fitness clubs, travel and more!

Smith+Nephew provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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