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Advanced Extrusion Technician

Company: Stryker
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About StrykerStryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.We are proud to be named the #5 World's Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.comWhy manufacturing at Stryker?Are you interested in getting hands-on experience with products that are making an impact on people's lives? As a member of our manufacturing team, that is exactly what you will do! At Stryker, you will join a team of amazing people who treat each other like family, while working with products that are improving and saving people's lives. We have an award-winning culture and have been named the #1 Best Workplace in Manufacturing in the U.S. by Fortune for 3 years in a row!Need another reason to apply? Here are 5 reasons to join our manufacturing team:
Education/Special Training RequiredHigh School Diploma or equivalentQualifications/Work Experience RequiredThree (3) years experience in extrusion processes (preferably medical)Job SummaryAs an extrusion technician for Stryker, you will be in charge of the production of the plastic tubing which is used in many of Stryker's life-saving products. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the continued improvement of our current products, as well as the development of new products to help victims of stroke have quicker, more complete recoveries.Essential Duties & Responsibilities(detailed description)Our extrusion technicians take responsibility for running their extrusion line to produce quality products efficiently. This includes equipment set-up, tooling inspections, product inspections, and process monitoring. They apply their training and experience to troubleshooting production processes. They work hand-in-hand with engineers and other technicians to meet design requirements of new product developments. The Technician III is expected to be an expert in the operation and troubleshooting of the production equipment. Additionally, he/she will be called upon to train and mentor less experienced technicians, as well as fill a leadership role on the production floor.Due to the sensitivity of our products, we maintain tight tolerances. This requires dedicated team members who are able to think critically and find solutions to the challenges that arise due to those tolerances. Our team members put quality first in their work, always keeping in mind our goal of helping make patient's lives better.Candidates must be able to perform the following:

  • Understand and meet requirements of our quality system, including cGMP
    • Read and interperet engineering drawings and technical documents
    • Work independent of routine supervision
    • Ability to conduct basic arithmetic calculationsDemonstrate excellent troubleshooting skillsDemonstrate an ability to train and mentor others
      • Ability to lift up to 50# routinely; 75# occasionally
        Our benefitsOur total rewards offering varies by country but often includes bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards - not to mention various social and recreational activities.Know someone at Stryker?Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program at

Keywords: Stryker, Salt Lake City , Advanced Extrusion Technician, Professions , Salt Lake City, Utah

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