Careers

Pelham Plastics is dedicated to hiring talented people who bring diverse and new work experience, skills and perspectives. This is the foundation to our team success. We offer an attractive work schedule of 4 day/10 hour work week and opportunity to work on projects, products and processes that result in life saving devices.  If we do not have a job posted at this time or in your particular area of interest, we encourage you to apply anytime.

Job Title:         Assembler II – 2nd Shift (Monday – Thursday 4:15pm – 2:45am)
Department:   Assembly    
Reports to:     Production Supervisor

BASIC FUNCTION

Under direct supervision, performs assembly operations of a repetitive and intricate nature to assemble plastic components for the medical device industry.  Assembly techniques and procedures are increasingly more difficult and require a greater level of manual dexterity.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Performs intricate assembly of plastic medical components in accordance with written and verbal work instructions (WI’s), manufacturing procedures (MP’s) and drawings / blueprints.
  • Performs in-process inspection of components for defect awareness.
  • Uses fixtures and dies, such as cut to length fixtures, to modify plastic components.
  • Performs various tasks in preparation of assembly such as cutting tubing to specified length and cleaning components.
  • Operates a variety of equipment within the assembly process such as but not limited to, eye coring machine, hot blocks, RF machine, tip grinder and pad printer to alter parts and tubing configurations.
  • Uses measurement devices such as vernier calipers, micrometers and scales in performing routine assembly of plastic components.
  • Data entry of component quantities, scrap quantities and defect codes, and other required information into the company’s ERP system with the use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and barcode scanner.
  • Adheres to good documentation practices and completes manufacturing documentation as required (i.e., job travelers, run sheets, hourly data, communication board, etc.).
  • Maintains work area by making sure work station is in clean and orderly condition and meets the company’s standards for cleanliness, safety and line clearance.
  • Maintains compliance to the Company’s Quality Management System procedures and guidelines.
  • Notifies the Group Leader or Supervisor when components do not conform to specification.
  • May be asked to assist and inspect the work of others for quality standards.
  • May be asked to support R&D in prototype builds.
  • Reports any safety related issues to Group Leader or Supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned which may include; cleaning, vacuuming and trash disposal.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:  High School diploma or equivalent.  Ability to read, write and comprehend the English language.  Must follow good documentation and manufacturing practices. Ability to follow written and verbal work instructions.  Basic computer skills (keyboard and mouse) are required.
EXPERIENCE:  2 – 4 years related experience assembling small parts. Able to read drawings / blueprints.
SPECIAL SKILLS:  Fine motor skills, good mechanical aptitude, use of microscope and or magnified ring light. Proficient in the use of measurement devices (vernier calipers, micrometers, pin gauges, etc.). Ability to work with others in a team environment. Handle and work with sharp objects such as razor blades, cutters and x-acto knives.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to push, pull or lift up to 20 lbs; position self to sit, stand, bend and/or stoop for long periods of time without being able to leave the work area; good visual acuity with or without corrective lenses; fine motor skills; and able to work in an environment that requires wearing frocks, shoe covers, hair/beard covers, gloves, hearing protection and safety glasses.

 

Resumes may be submitted via:

  • Website:  jobs@pelhamplastics.com
  • Mail:  Pelham Plastics, Inc., 42 Dick Tracy Drive, PO Box 997, Pelham, NH  03076
  • Fax:  603-886-3311
Pelham Plastics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.