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Thank you for your interest in Avantec Vascular. Our employees share a commitment to innovation, exchange of ideas and teamwork in a dynamic, rewarding environment. We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce, quality work environment, and excellent benefits. We seek smart, talented, and driven individuals to join our team. We are currently hiring passionate, creative people for the positions listed below. If you are seeking a stimulating and dynamic environment where your contributions will be visible, please click on the job link below.

Summary of Current Openings

Assembler I
Manufacturing Manager
Production Supervisor

Benefits Summary
Avantec Vascular offers a comprehensive, competitive compensation and benefits package to help care for employees and their families. Benefits offered by Avantec include:

+ Personal Time Off (accrued over the year)
sick Time
+ Holidays
Medical, Dental and Vision
+ Life Insurance
+ Long Term Disability
+ 401k Retirement Plan (employees are eligible first of the month following hire date)
+ Employee Assistance Program

Assembler I

Job Function:

Responsible for performing an assembly operation in support of production goals.

Description of Duties:

Ability to perform required level of assembly operations. Working under Microscope with good hand eye coordination skills. Maintain an acceptable level of productivity, occasionally exceeding goals. Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. Effectively trained on production procedures. Follows company standard operating procedures that are applicable. Complete paperwork, such as Lot History Records accurately. Available to work OT if required.

Training and Experience:
• 0-1 year of medical company work experience
• Clear verbal communication skills.
• Ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions and standard operating procedures.
• Basic addition and subtraction skills.
• Use of measurement devices.
• Assembly under microscope.
• Assembly work in a controlled environment (temperature, humidity, gowning, etc.)
• High School diploma or equivalent
Manufacturing Manager
Receives direct supervision from OPS and RD Manager. Be proactive in addressing project responsibilities. Work with manufacturing, product development and quality as well as being responsible for managing the transfer of products to production, including support of contract manufacturers to develop and improve processes for mission-critical products in an ISO 13485 environment.

Manufacturing Manager will manage different aspects of operations including:
• Support transfer of new or improved products from Engineering to Production.
Activities will include a good understanding of BOMs, design for manufacturability,
process design, process validation, assembly methods and design reviews.
• Proficient at protocol and report writing with respect to development of new processes
and optimization/validation of existing processes.
• Analyze production processes and metrics to include yield, capacity and capability
• Provide technical support for production and quality. Ability to solve problems using
structured methods. 
Experience breaking down high-level (e.g. device level) performance issues into
addressable action items.
• Ensures that manufacturing personnel is adequately trained in performing their functions
and maintains training records.
• Coordinate facilities upkeep and improvements.
• Set and meet daily production goals.
• Provide monthly manufacturing metrics as required.
• Ensure that engineering change are efficiently implemented in manufacturing.
• Ensure timely support of new product development schedules as well as supporting
ongoing design change testing.
• Work with Cost Accounting to reconcile monthly production work order
and material usage variances.
• Establish operational objectives for functional area of responsibility. Work with subordinate
personnel to develop goals and measurements associated with these objectives.
• Write a conduct yearly performance reviews.
• Assist in developing manufacturing budgets. Ensure the manufacturing operates within
established budgets.

Training and Experience

• 3+ year’s prior managerial experience.
• Ability to use SolidWorks for the design of products and fixtures.
• Ability to read, analyze, interpret and generate engineering drawings.
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes, including fabrication of plastics and metals.
• Good written, verbal, interpersonal and time management skills


Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field.

Production Supervisor
Work in CER to supervise production and pilot lines. Coordinating staff schedules as well as assisting with receipt/ storage of inventory in CER (RMS & MTLs). Support R&D and manufacturing engineers in achieving their goals with emphasis in maximizing both overall productivity and quality.
• DResponsible for training operators and overseeing the training being performed by
others to ensure they are qualified to perform their assigned task(s) on the line.
• Monitor production line and conduct periodic quality check on parts produced
on a daily basis.
• Perform all personnel-related functions related to the production assembly staff,
including hiring and write/conduct the yearly performance reviews.
• Be energized by working for a world-manufacture and collaborating
on cross-functional teams.
• Generate Month-End reports including the monthly physical materials inventory counts
in CER.
• Ability to plan/execute production build schedules to meet Sales Forecast.
• Keeps senior management team informed of production progress and issues.
• Support internal and external audits.
• Assist in generating/executing the engineering build requests.
• Resolves personnel problems by analyzing date, investigating issues,
identifying solutions, and recommending action.
• Audit and ensure work areas, processes and documentation are in compliance with ISO,
FDA and internal regulations.

Training and Experience

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in supervisory role related to medical device manufacturing
• Solid verbal and written communication skills and able to take decisions under pressure
• Ability to work independently
• Proficient in the use of microscopes, measuring instruments (snaps gages, calipers,
pin gages etc.) as well as manufacturing equipment (adhesive dispensing, UV curing,
hot boxes, ultrasonic cleaners, curing ovens, etc.)
• Possess strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities
• Operational mind-set with focus on deadlines, detail and quality oriented


A minimum of high school diploma – some college credits are preferred


Message to Recruiters
The Human Resources Department manages all employment activities at the company.
To protect the interest of all parties, Avantec Vascular requires all recruiters to present a signed agreement prior to submitting any candidates. Submission of unsolicited resumes from recruiters who do not have a signed agreement in place does not create any implied obligation on the part Avantec Vascular. If you are a recruiter interested in developing a relationship with Avantec Vascular please contact the HR department. Recruiters are requested not to contact Avantec Vascular employees directly.

Submit CV:

Email your CV or resume (doc,docx,pdf,txt,gif,jpg,jpeg,png) to our Human Resources Department at hr@avantecvascular.com

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