Paramit is a rapidly growing international medical device contract design and manufacturing company that designs and manufactures high-quality medical and life sciences instruments. Headquartered in Morgan Hill, CA, we offer a rewarding work environment with global opportunities while maintaining a small company, employee-focused culture. We are seeking a Mechanical Assembler to join our team.
As a Mechanical Assembler on our team, you will be a part of a 21st-century assembly team utilizing our patented computer-directed assembly technology, vPoke®. Our assemblers work independently at an assembly station that resembles a modern computer desk with a mounted monitor, an adjustable desk for standing or sitting, and a headset. You can learn more about our mechanical assembly and vPoke® on our website at:
Essential Duties & Core Responsibilities
- Build Mechanical assemblies with strict adherence to vPoke® principles
- Ensure assemblies and components are properly handled, inspected, and inserted
- Cross-train to cover other functions in the Mechanical Production Floor as well as other departments within Paramit, as needed
- Support team projects and process improvement activities, as directed
- Adheres to all safety rules and regulations associated with this position
- Complies with all policies and follows procedures of our company
Minimum Experience Requirements
- Basic Mechanical assembly skills; prior experience is preferred. Mechanical aptitude, experience with hand tools, and other types of mechanical work (i.e. engine repair, home maintenance, or working on bicycles) are also good in lieu of manufacturing experience. Having good hand-eye coordination is a critical part of working productively with tools and small components
- Basic level of computer literacy including having comfort working within an application, wearing a headset, and communicating verbally with a computer
Soft Skills & Work Style
- Ability to focus for long periods of time without easily being distracted. This type of work is best suited for those who can engage with a computer for long periods of time, enjoys assembling Legos or other types of building projects
- Aptitude to work independently with little or no supervision
- Not only having the willingness and being open to intensive training, but the desire to continually learn and grow is a winning mindset in this role. Training can include reading English text, observing colleagues, and working with mechanical engineers for assembly-skill certification. As you accomplish milestones in assembly, you will progress to more complex assemblies requiring additional training. As a contract manufacturer we have the awesome opportunity to work with a variety of cutting-edge medical companies and as projects change, so will the training to adapt to the current assemblies.
- Availability to work Day Shift: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
- Fluent proficiency in reading, writing, and verbal communication in English. Test in the English language will be administered to all candidates during an onsite interview to confirm English fluency, comprehension, hand-tool knowledge, and attention to detail
- Physically able to lift up to 35lbs.
- Commitment to work; maintain good attendance, including punctuality
- Due to the extensive amount of training, 3 to 6+ months including engineering certification, ideal candidates are looking for long-term employment
- Flexibility; based on business needs you may need to work beyond your scheduled time along with requests for support on a weekend day*
*In compliance with California Labor Law, overtime will be paid at time-and-a-half of regular hourly compensation for hours worked in a day over 8 hours, or worked in a week over 40.
Working with Paramit you will be at the forefront of technology and a part of making a difference in the medical device and life science instrument industries. These industries touch an immeasurable amount of people, communities, countries, and our world.
At Paramit we are committed to excellence at every level in the organization. As a manufacturer and designer of highly complex, medical devices and life science instruments, we are acutely aware of our responsibility to those who will use the products we make one day. As a result, Paramit is obsessive about doing things the right way, going beyond FDA requirements, and ensuring that every finished product is safe and reliable.