Allergan Engineering Technician II in Dublin, California

Engineering Technician II

Dublin, California, United States at

Dec 24, 2018Post Date

186445Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Coordinates with Engineering and Operations to build, test, and document electromechanical medical devices and manufacturing test fixtures and proactively maintains production equipment to keep it running smoothly. Helps train and guide other technicians to perform the necessary job functions.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Work with Development and Operations Engineering to bring new products from prototype into volume production.

  • Build, test, and document manufacturing and test fixtures. Also contribute to the design of manufacturing and test fixtures.

  • Work with R&D and Operations Engineering to write and/or modify work instructions for manufacturing test and assembly processes for NPIs and product improvements

  • Perform testing to protocols, recording equipment used and results achieved in verification test reports.

  • Devise, document, and maintain calibration and preventive maintenance processes for manufacturing and test fixtures.

  • Troubleshoot electromechanical devices and determine root causes. Write investigation reports and rework instructions.

  • Set-up and perform ad-hoc engineering tests under the guidance of Operations Engineering.

  • Suggest ways to improve line efficiency, reduce cost, and assist in bringing other suggested improvements to the line.

  • The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • AA Electronics or Mechanical Technician Degree or equivalent education or experience.

  • Experience using electrical test equipment such as DMMs and oscilloscopes.

  • At least three years of experience working as a technician on the production line or in an R&D lab.

  • Ability to read schematics and engineering drawings is highly desired.

  • Good communications skills.

  • Proficiency with MS-Office software including MS Word and Excel.

  • Experience working in a medical device R&D, NPI, or manufacturing environment.

  • Responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which Allergan complies.

  • Individual must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and professionally.

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Ability to read, understand and abide by company procedures. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and report on findings. The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; up to 8 hours per day. The employee is regularly required to lift and carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds.Duties also involve daily keyboard data entry. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.