Juno Pacific
  • 15-Dec-2017 to 13-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • JunoPacific, Soquel
  • Soquel, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Profit Sharing, Short-Term Disability, Life Insurance, PTO


A 100-year tradition of quality

Cretex is a diversified family of manufacturing companies serving the medical market. Our companies share a common set of values, a common management system, and a pervasive focus on quality, customer service and responsiveness. We've been around for 100 years and by doing the right things well, we plan to be around for many more.

Upholding a true standard for ethical excellence

For nearly a century, Cretex has earned a reputation for consistently holding true to the core principles of honesty and integrity. Our employees take great pride in their work and the level of service they offer our customers. Because of this, our companies continue to earn the highest level of confidence and loyalty from our customers, suppliers, employees, owners and stakeholders.

Bringing the best together through technology and talent.

The Cretex Medical family of companies provide a broad range of contract manufacturing solutions to medical device OEMs. Our private ownership, long-term perspective and strong financial portfolio allow us to invest in the leading-edge manufacturing technologies and engineering resources required to meet the most exacting requirements of the medical device industry. Our growing portfolio of companies include rms, rms Surgical, Meier, JunoPacific, Spectralytics and QTS; providing manufacturing capabilities that include precision machining, plastic injection molding, micro stamping, metal forming, laser micromachining, surgical instruments and clean room assembly and packaging.

JunoPacific, a Cretex Medical Company, is a custom medical device design, development, manufacturing and assembly operation supplying clients worldwide with high quality, reliable, and FDA/GMP compliant components and fully kitted medical devices. Join our dedicated team of professionals!

JunoPacific combines the full resources of facilities located in key medical device markets in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the Silicon Valley, focusing on medical molding and assembly. Services range from tooling, part design and prototyping to micro/close tolerance molding, single and true multi-shot injection molding, vertical molding, reel-to-reel, insert molding, complex tooling that includes Spin-stack and rotary platen, multi-component/multi-material product assembly, secondary operations and validated sterile packaging.

Position summary

Setup Technicians are responsible for the set-up and tear downs of injection molds in molding equipment, set-up of required auxiliary equipment, complete first piece inspection of production run, ensure equipment is running at prescribed cycle per work instructions, and assist, where necessary, press operators. 

Essential Job Functions                                                                

  • Locate, transport, install and store injection molds in accordance with established guidelines Prepare  auxiliary and second support equipment as required at the press
  • Monitor presses and alarms and troubleshoot issues
  • Follows proper setup checks and floor operation procedures
  • Trouble shoot the manufacturing process to diagnose and resolve anticipated or actual manufacturing problems that may affect product quality
  • Maintain part quality by completing audits and documenting defective parts
  • Clean molds
  • Understand the operating characteristics and capabilities of all manufacturing machinery, equipment, and controls
  • Develop and document set-up sheets as required for new tooling, major tooling changes, process changes, and special tests
  • Keep the Engineering Department and the Master Scheduler informed about the technical status of new jobs and projects
  • Verify documents and logs are accurate and completed in a timely manner
  • Reads and complies with work instructions, set up sheets, and checklists
  • Enters production information into the ERP system on a timely basis
  • Accurately records and reports hours worked
  • Maintains an organized work area (5S) to include workstations, equipment, walkways, and locker rooms
  • Participates in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Understands and complies with the Cretex professional competencies, company policies, and employee manual
  • Adheres to all safety policies; includes wearing personal protective equipment when required
  • Supports and complies with the company's Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Completes all other work duties as assigned

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

  • Ability to perform set-up for new molds and highly complex molds as directed
  • Knowledge of plastic resins, mold setup and functions of an injection molding press
  • Ability to create and route reports and communications
  • Ability to present information to individuals or small groups
  • Knowledge of basic Math
  • Ability to operate a forklift and overhead cranes
  • Ability to promote and maintain a safe work environment
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience 
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read, comprehend, follow and document work instructions, standard operating procedures, and training documents
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Dexterity and hand and eye coordination
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to take direction from the area manager
  • Ability to collaborate and assist team members, provide input to the area lead, and attend and participate in meetings
  • Ability to cross train in other areas of production when required
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment

Desirable Criteria & Qualifications

  • Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC)

Physical & Environmental Demands

  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment

Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected status as required by law.

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