Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Job Summary

The Shipping and Receiving Clerk will process goods shipped and received by a company. They are tasked with monitoring goods from start to finish, monitoring their progress throughout the shipping journey. They process goods as carefully and quickly as possible, maintaining accurate and up‐to‐date records

Duties and Responsibilities

• Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments
• Assembles and prepares orders for shipment.
• Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
• Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet requirements.
• Maintains inventory of materials and supplies.
• Enters data into SAP system as required
• If certified, operate fork lifts or handtrucks to accomplish shipping/receiving duties.
• Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins.
• Maintains cleanliness throughout the warehouse and carries out facilities maintenance duties as needed.
• Organizes warehouse and work area for orderliness.

Skills and Abilities.

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
• Three years or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
• Ability to learn and use basic functions of SAP and other job‐specific software

Physical Requirements

• Prolonged periods of sitting/standing/walking
• Standard forty (40) hour work week with additional time as needed to meet company objectives
• Minimal to no travel required (10% or less annually)
• Ability to access and navigate each department at the organization’s buildings to include walking to and from offices/building sites, and climbing/descending stairs
• Ability to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences and depth perception for product and safety issues
• Ability to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 150 feet
• Ability to lift/carry up to fifty (50) pounds

Other Details:

Shifts: M-F
Day Shift: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Salary ranges from $21-$25/hr.

MRO Crib Attendant

Job Summary

The MRO Crib Attendant will be responsible for the requisition of materials as well as the coordination and
expedition of the flow of materials. The Materials Coordinator will also examine materials delivered to production
to verify conformance. This position will be responsible for computing amounts of material required to complete
orders.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Ability to coordinate flow of materials/parts between departments
• Ability to meet shipping schedules/deadlines
• Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma manufacturing practices
• Proficient in prioritizing job orders/deliveries
• Ability to requisition materials and establish delivery dates
• Ability to arrange in-plant transfers of materials to meet production schedules
• Strong time management and organizational skills to effectively meet assigned deadlines
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to compute amount of material required for orders
• Maintain manual or computerized records
• Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
• Basic knowledge of SAP/MES systems
• Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment
• Strong team building abilities
• Excellent organizational, time management, and attention to detail skills
• Strong reasoning and judgment skills
• Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
• Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
• Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED
• Prior Material Coordinator/Warehouse experience
• Ability to convey conclusions and recommendations concisely in properly formatted, well-written reports Physical Requirements
• Prolonged periods of sitting/standing/walking
• Standard forty (40) hour work week with additional time as needed to meet company objectives
• Ability to access and navigate each department at the organization’s buildings to include walking to and from offices/building sites, and climbing/descending stairs
• Ability to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences and depth perception for product and safety issues (i.e. corrected 20/20 vision, near-sighted, as certified by an Optometrist).
• Ability to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 150 feet
• Ability to lift/carry up to fifty (50) pounds

Other Details:

Shifts: M-F
Day Shift: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Salary ranges from $21-$25/hr.

Molding Technician

Job Summary

The Molding Technician position will support the molding activities at SiO2 in Auburn, AL, and will report to the Process Manager. This individual’s primary responsibility will be to oversee the technical aspects of the molding cleanroom(s) during their shift, and to ensure quality product is being produced.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Direct and monitor the execution of the production schedule
• Complete daily shift report
• Monitor machine operation for compliance with all ISO, health, safety, quality and efficiency standards
• Collaborate with Quality, Engineering, Tooling and Maintenance to identify and resolve equipment and quality problems within the molding cells
• Performing mold and material changes based on the dictated schedule
• Perform process troubleshooting
• Verifying paperwork and completion of inspections at start up and in process inspections are being completed
• Monitoring and preparing support equipment
• Follow established procedures in order to maintain a safe, clean and organized work area on a daily basis
• Assisting on break coverage
• Ability to learn other processes & equipment, such as injection-stretch blow-molding, robotics, etc.

Experience/Skills

• Experience with Injection Molding with a focus on processing.
• RJG Master Molder certification, AIM or similar a plus.
• Basic Injection Molding Tooling Background required.
• Good mechanical & troubleshooting skills.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Must be self-driven

Physical Requirements

• Prolonged periods of sitting/standing/walking
• Standard forty (40) hour work week with additional time as needed to meet company objectives
• Minimal to no travel required (10% or less annually)
• Ability to access and navigate each department at the organization’s buildings to include walking to and from offices/building sites, and climbing/descending stairs
• Ability to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences and depth perception for product and safety issues
• Ability to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 150 feet
• Ability to lift/carry up to fifty (50) pounds

Other Details:

Shifts: 2-2-3 schedule
Day Shift: 5:50 am – 6:00 pm
Night Shift: 5:50 pm – 6:00 am
Openings for day and night shift. Salary ranges from $25-$35/hr.

Maintenance Technician

Job Summary

The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for conducting general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures. The Maintenance Technician will also ensure that heating and plumbing systems perform at optimum functionality. The goal of this position is to maintain the facilities and common areas in the best possible condition.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Ability to respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel, and follow safety protocol
• Ability to survey buildings to ensure they are consistent with health and safety regulations
• Ability to undertake activities of pest control (spraying insecticide)
• Maintain neat, clean, and orderly facilities
• Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
• Inspect alarm systems (carbon dioxide, fire protection) and quickly schedule repairs as needed
• Strong time management and organizational skills to effectively meet assigned goals
• Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

• Basic understanding of electrical systems
• Strong understanding of general maintenance processes and methods
• Experience in operating a variety of equipment
• Excellent organizational, time management, and attention to detail skills
• Working knowledge of tools, common appliances, and devices
• Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
• Excellent manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
• Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED
• Prior Maintenance Technician experience

Physical Requirements

• Prolonged periods of sitting/standing/walking
• Standard forty (40) hour work week with additional time as needed to meet company objectives
• Ability to access and navigate each department at the organization’s buildings to include walking to and from offices/building sites, and climbing/descending stairs
• Ability to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 150 feet
• Ability to lift/carry up to fifty (50) pounds

Other Details:

Shifts: 2-2-3 schedule
Day Shift: 5:50 am – 6:00 pm
Night Shift: 5:50 pm – 6:00 am
Openings for day and night shift. Salary ranges from $25-$35/hr.

Automation Technician I

Job Summary

Integrate and support SiO2 automation systems. Uses basic technical skills to operate, maintain, troubleshoot,
repair, and set up plant production equipment. This is a progressive position. With appropriate training
and experience the Automation Technician I will be on the path to Automation Technician II.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Operate production equipment in assigned area.
• Monitor requirements for safety, quality, and production.
• Drive continuous improvement by assessing plant processes and identify opportunity for process and automation opportunities to improve quality and productivity.
• Support maintenance team with advanced mechanical and electrical troubleshooting opportunities and identifying opportunities for value added improvements.
• Collaborate with Operations and Maintenance teams to ensure equipment is properly operated and maintained.
• Maintain process sensors maintenance; complete sensor verification, analyze issues, and recommend solutions.
• Coordinate changeovers and ensure accuracy.
• Perform basic equipment repairs within scope of work.
• Execute preventative and general maintenance as needed.
• Complete training to enhance and advance skills.
• Other duties as assigned.Required Skills/Abilities
• Intermediate troubleshooting skills using mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic knowledge.
• Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests.
• Creative thinking skills
• Detail-oriented personality
• Ability to define problems, collect data, when necessary, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to communicate well and build strong relationships with others.
• Thrive under pressure.
• Prefer experience in:
        • PLC, Vision Systems, Equipment Validation and Process Validation.
        • Equipment Documentation and change assessments.
        • GMP regulations.
        • Troubleshooting
• Basic computer skills
• Good teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills
• Fluent in English

Education and Experience

• Mechatronics, Industrial Maintenance, or similar degree or completion of SiO2 Master Class Automation
Technician I Training Program.
• Prefer minimum of 5-7 years of manufacturing experience

Other Details:

Shifts: 2-2-3 schedule
Day Shift: 5:50 am – 6:00 pm
Night Shift: 5:50 pm – 6:00 am
Openings for day and night shift. Salary ranges from $25-$35/hr.

Senior Accountant Government

Primary Function

The Senior Accountant Government Reporting is responsible for all government reporting, government grant applications, government grant budgets, grant budget tracking, job incentive tracking/reporting, customer development billing, customer development revenue budget tracking, fixed asset and general accounting and other duties as assigned to support the Finance Department.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Prepares governmental grant applications.
  • Prepares governmental grant budget vs. actual tracking.
  • Prepares all required governmental reporting under the various grant/loan programs.
  • Prepares customer development program budgets with Sales/Business Development team.
  • Prepares and enters invoices for DFAS reimbursement.
  • Accumulates/tracks information necessary to prepare invoices for customer development programs.
  • Monitor customer development programs adherence to budgets/profit targets.
  • Supports monthly close process and ensures all necessary journal entries and transactions are entered and posted to the GL accounts.
  • Prepares all monthly fixed asset schedules and journal entries required for monthly financial reporting.
  • Prepares detailed GL account analysis, schedules and reconciliations.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned by management.

Experience/Skills

  • Demonstrates a positive, proactive approach to problem solving and impediments, mentors’ others to understand and model this approach. Constructive and relentless in pursuit of solutions.
  • Requires a thorough understanding of GAAP, budgeting, and cost control principles.
  • Requires a thorough understanding of the various governmental agency reporting and tracking requirements.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented, accurate, and able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work within a team environment as well as work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong computer skills including intermediate knowledge of ERP systems, excel, and word. SAP Business One software experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Requires 5 years of work experience in accounting.
  • Medical device and /or general manufacturing experience a plus

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Problem Solving – Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.   Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Adaptability – Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events and still yield an effective outcome. Adapts to changes in the work environment.  Changes approach or method to best fit the situation.  Manages competing dema
  • Judgment – Recognizes important information quickly and grasps its implications. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. Accepts accountability for decisions by ensuring follow through and effective implementation.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities. Contributes to building a positive team spirit.  Exhibits objectivity and openness to views and opinions of coworkers.  Puts success of team above own interests.  Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.  Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses. Pursues training and development opportunities.  Shares expertise with others.  Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • High level of confidentiality

Network Engineer

Job Summary

The Network Engineer will implement equipment installation plans, maintain components of the network, and troubleshoot issues. He/she will be responsible for monitoring the network firewall, assessing the functionality of network routers, ensuring Internet security software is regularly updated, developing/implementing company email policies, and maintaining the company phone system.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Respond to network connectivity issues; resolve any wireless communication issues
  • Sustain necessary data throughput rate by monitoring network activity and maintaining equipment
  • Maintain the company phone system
  • Update the network maintenance manual; submit a summary of changes to the manual weekly
  • Collaborate with third party support/vendors to ensure the network stays operational
  • Ability to comply with local, state, and federal laws
  • Strong organizational and attention to detail skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Willingness to work as a team member, recognizing and encouraging other team members
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Working knowledge of technology equipment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment. Ability to problem solve
  • Strong reasoning and judgment skills
  • Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
  • Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field preferred
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in managing computer networks in lieu of bachelor’s degree
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certificate preferred
  • CompTIA networking certifications preferred

Experience needed: 

  • VMWare
  • Windows server
  • SQL
  • Active Directory
  • Windows firewall

Other details: 

  • Position is based in Auburn Alabama
  • Relocation assistance will be provided
  • Salary depending on experience

Quality Engineer II

Job Summary

The Quality Engineer II will provide hands on QE support for Engineering and Production.  He/she will provide audit support for third party audits and customer audits as well as perform internal audits and supplier audits.  He/she will also interact with customers and suppliers in support of engineering projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop quality systems and procedures as required to meet statutory or regulatory requirements
  • Review document and procedure changes for quality requirements and compliance with the quality system  Provide quality support for the disposition of material
  • Support the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives for operations
  • Ability to comply with company policies/procedures pertaining to safety, health, quality, QSR’s, and the Quality Management System
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma manufacturing practices
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Provide resource allocation of quality support
  • Provide first Quality contact for customer complaint handling
  • Provide sponsorship and act as facilitator for SPC, FMEA, DOE and process validation systems
  • Facilitate development and implementation of IQ, OQ and PQ to ensure compliance with the Quality System
  • Provide QE support, analysis, and recommendations for Product Development to successfully launch new products into active production in a timely and cost‐effective manner
  • Ability to follow established guidelines to daily maintain a safe, clean, and organized work area
  • Willingness to work as a team member
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Must be familiar with and understand recognized regulations and standards such as (where applicable) o 21 CFR Part 820 (FDA QSR, cGMP) o ISO 13485 Medical Devices – Quality Management Systems o ISO 14971 Risk Management o ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Able to be technically comprehensive and knowledgeable including standard business ERP system principles, as well as technical aspects such as statistics, documentation, SPC, Geometric Tolerancing, and mechanical drawings and associated software packages
  • Familiar with Six Sigma and/or a history of lean manufacturing, Kaizen and 5S, etc.
  • Six‐Sigma certified or willing to obtain certification preferred
  • Must possess excellent verbal & written communication skills, as well as presentation, organizational and management skills
  • Prior experience with environmental controls, biocompatibility and associated control systems preferred
  • Knowledge of machining, metals and plastics processing and fabrication, and product assembly in the medical device industry
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment
  • Strong time management skills to meet assigned deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills
  • Ability to interface with customers, problem solve and drive solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Strategic thinker – responsible for contributing to the development of the plan; ability to conceptualize coherent view of facility in the future (six months, one year, two years, five years)
  • Must possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Rational thinker – good business judgment and ethics
  • Strong communicator with internal and external customers (written and verbal) (one‐on‐one and group)
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and mindset combined with the appropriate process orientation, focus and willing to embrace change
  • Self‐motivated with a sense of urgency and accountability
  • Energetic and hardworking
  • High level of intellectual curiosity combined with strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Innovative, practical, technically astute, and capable of healthy dialogue in the exchange of ideas in reaching conclusions
  • Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
  • Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

Education and Experience

  • Typically, Bachelor’s degree in engineering, equivalent degree, or extensive work experience
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ equivalent work experience in lieu of education.
  • Minimum four (4) to twelve (12) years’ experience in manufacturing, preferably medical devices, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, food, automotive or other regulated industries, including at least three years leadership responsibilities with increasing responsibility in quality assurance or associated fields

Production Operator I

Job Summary

The Production Operator I will operate assigned manufacturing equipment and provides material handling to aid in the manufacturing process.  The Production Operator I is responsible for using forms and procedures to identify and optimize process outputs for a proprietary medical device.  The Production Operator I will work with the Production Team Leaders and Engineers to maximize coating and testing methods that will be used in both development and production.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must be able to be trained to operate all manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to be able to properly collect and record data
  • Ability to execute experiments and tests
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma manufacturing practices
  • Must be able to perform production tasks
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Willingness to work as a team member
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Strong analytical and problem‐solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment
  • Strong team building abilities
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills
  • Strong reasoning and judgment skills
  • Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
  • Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

Education and Experience

Medical device and /or general manufacturing experience preferred

Production Technician

Job Summary

The Production Technician serves as a subject matter expert by performing equipment set-up, operation, equipment adjustments, maintaining steady material flow to machinery, as well as minor preventative maintenance tasks to meet all standards for safety, quality, and efficiency.  The Production Technician also runs tests on all assemblies and equipment to test for safety and productivity before they are placed into production.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must be able to be trained to use and maintain all manufacturing equipment
  • Serves as subject matter expert of the manufacturing process
  • Ability to be able to properly collect and record data
  • Ability to execute experiments and tests
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma manufacturing practices
  • Willingness to coordinate with supervisor for job priorities, staffing, job efficiency, and continuous improvement
  • Must be able to perform simple mechanical tasks associated with trouble shooting all manufacturing equipment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Basic knowledge of SAP/MES systems
  • Willingness to work as a team leader
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment
  • Strong team building abilities
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail
  • Strong reasoning and judgment skills
  • Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
  • Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Medical device and/or general manufacturing experience; ten (10) years required
  • Experience with automated manufacturing lines (robotic handling, X-ray and camera inspection systems) preferred
  • Ability to convey conclusions and recommendations concisely in properly formatted, well-written reports