The Freudenberg Group, a global technology group with 48,000 employees in some 60 countries, develops leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for more than 30 market segments. Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft, with its Headquarter in Weinheim, is the strategic parent company of the broadly diversified Group. Freudenberg Medical is a leading global manufacturer of components for medical devices, complex catheter systems for minimally-invasive surgery and total solutions for the biotech, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

 

Toolmaker

Your tasks

  • Fabricate mechanical parts using CNC & Manual mill, CNC & manual lathe and other metal working equipment
  • Assist with mechanical subassemblies
  • Rework of parts tooling, molds, and fixturing
  • Knowledge in measurement equipment (calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Machine/shop maintenance activities
  • Tool room stocking responsibilities
  • Work and clearly communicate with production operators, process technicians and maintenance personnel in resolving mold, fixture, tools, dies, and mandrel problems using systematic methods of troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and irreversible corrective action implementation and documentation
  • Utilize good verbal and written communication skills when reporting project status to management or project teams and during interface with both customers and suppliers.
  • Promote adherence to company policies and standards on safety, ergonomics, proper housekeeping (5S), and clean room GMP

Our expectations

Education/certification

  • High school or GED equivalent degree, a college degree or trade school is preferred

Desired Experience:

  • 0-3 years of experience in providing tool repair, support, and maintenance to a manufacturing environment specializing in medical grade silicone extrusion and molding processes

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks, MasterCAM, CNC equipment, conventional mills, lathes, and surface grinding
  • Technical ability in reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, and 3D CAD files is required

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Effective communication skills required to work with all departments and vendors
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems in an organized manner
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with minimum supervision, establishes priorities, and report job status in a timely manner
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Basic math and measurement skills
  • Ability to design simple mechanical components from concepts and documents

Physical Requirements:

  • Mechanically inclined, good eyesight, high degree of patience, close attention to detail, adapts to change easily, and high level of motivation to complete tasks promptly is required
  • Moderate Work, position involves sitting, standing and/or walking.  Position requires ability to frequently exert up to 50 pounds of force to move objects
  • Feeling, ability to discern physical attributes of objects including size, shape and temperature by touch, especially fingertips
  • Fingering, ability to pick, push or press with fingertips rather than hand or arm
  • Grasping, ability to apply pressure to an object with fingers and palm of hand

Freudenberg Medical is a global leader in medical contract manufacturing; we offer the following services for medical device, pharmaceutical and IVD clients worldwide − product design and development, silicone and thermoplastic molding and extrusion, complex catheter systems, assembly, packaging, and engineering services.

For nearly 30 years, medical device and healthcare companies around the world have looked to Freudenberg Medical to make a difference as the custom manufacturer medical industry leaders can trust. We operate FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified medical device facilities with Class 7 & 8 cleanrooms.

Location: Carpinteria, CA

We are currently hiring for a Toolmaker who will work close together with a multi-disciplinary Engineering team and occasionally will need to help to document, test and validate mechanical mechanisms and material handling equipment as well as related fixtures required to support manufacturing activities and also will be working close with production floor.

It’s an exciting time to work at Freudenberg Medical. We know our ability to succeed depends upon the people we employ. Leading-edge technology, the highest standards, and outstanding people make Freudenberg Medical the employer of choice in this industry. We offer a competitive salary plus a full range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as 401K Match. Learn more at www.freudenbergmedical.com

Do you have any questions?

Freudenberg Medical
Cari Clipperton ∙ Human Resources Manager ∙ 1110 Mark Ave ∙ 93013 Carpinteria, CA ∙ www.freudenbergmedical.com
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