Technician (Medical Device) Oxford

  • Location
    Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Science - Science


Medical Device


A brilliant opportunity for a Technician to join a UK-based medical device company focused on the market for minimally invasive treatment of aortic aneurysms.

Role responsibilities:

To carry out manufacturing activities to company work instructions and quality standards

associated with some or all of the following, depending on training/competency status:

Assembly Work:

  • Component and stent graft washing

  • Manufacture of sub-assemblies

  • Attaching and loading of stent to delivery system

  • Final Assembly of delivery system

  • Pouching of product for packaging

Graft Work:

  • Setting up and operating Embroidery Machine

  • Complete prep work for making of stent graft, including gluing, changing the bobbins and

  • loop forming, making radio opaque markers

  • Operate the Circular Sewing Machines

  • Hand sewing the stent graft, finishing off thread ends and over sewing

Graft work on Sewing Projects:

  • Learn new sewing techniques under the guidance of Engineering

  • Assist in developing work instructions

  • Help create training material (both internal and external) and train out the new instructions where required

  • Assisting in other project work as directed by the Project Lead

  • Perform "2nd operator" checks in accordance with current procedures as required

  • Demonstrate production techniques to colleagues and visitors

  • Train/assess colleagues in production processes (where experienced and determined to be competent to do so)

  • Support development projects from time-to-time

  • Maintain housekeeping standards to ensure a clean and safe workplace (5S)

  • Participate in Process Improvement activities in conjunction with the Team Leader

  • Utilise visual aid techniques such as KanBan to support stock management process

  • Ensure accuracy of stock within Cleanroom, conducting PI/cycle counting as required

  • Inform Team Leader of any potential stock out of parts

  • Check all equipment being used has not exceeded its calibration date

  • Ensure all material such as glue being used has not exceeded its expiry date

  • Preparation of samples for testing

  • Assist other departments when directed by the Team Leader

Role requirements:

  • Close attention to detail in working tasks and experience following

  • procedures and written instructions

  • Ability to work in a Clean Room environment and comply with

  • cleanroom standards

  • Self-motivation to complete routine tasks with a high standard of

  • accuracy and repeatability

  • Sufficient manual dexterity to perform required tasks

  • Clear and legible handwriting

  • Previous experience of working within the medical devices industry

  • Previous experience of doing fine detail work

Adecco Lifesciences is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Olivia Cann