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Biomedical Polymers and Compounds™

Electro - Mechanical Engineering Technician - Foster Corporation Putnam, CT

SUMMARY

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician is a very hands-on position that is responsible for performing highly diversified duties such as Troubleshoot, Automate, Maintain and Rebuild Production Equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Program, trouble shoot and install AC & DC drives, temperature controllers as well as many other types of controllers.
• Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
• Troubleshoot and view programs to PLC’s.
• Perform Preventive Maintenance.
• Disassemble and reassemble equipment for the purpose of rebuilding.
• Initiate purchase orders.
• Write work instructions.
• Be on call 24/7 for emergency break downs rotating with other Maintenance Personnel.
• Manage contractors
• Create electrical and mechanical drawings.
• Manage projects.
• Design and build control panels.

Qualifications
Intermediate computer skills are required.
Excellent electrical, electronic, and mechanical skills.
Experience with Auto Cad or similar program.
Knowledge of NEC, NFPA79, OSHA Regulations.

Education and/or Experience
A minimum of an Associate’s degree in Engineering is preferred.
Prior experience with GDP, cGMP, ISO 9000 and ISO 13485 are preferred.
A minimum of 10 to 15 years experience in medical device manufacturing is preferred.

Mathematical Skills
Above average knowledge of mathematics required add, subtract, multiply and divide. Ability to apply mathematical concepts of probability and statistical inference, algebra and geometry to practical situation. Reasoning ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Physical Demands
Must be able to stand on feet or potentially stay in awkward positions while working for periods of time. The employee will be expected to lift or move 50 lbs unassisted. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand for extended periods of time and to use hands to finger, handle and feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb and balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

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