• Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: January 17, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5887170111-en-us

Ethicon Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Relay Winder to be located in San Angelo, Texas.
The Global Surgery Group is comprised of the following businesses within Johnson & Johnson: Ethicon Surgical Care, Ethicon Energy, Ethicon Biosurgery, Acclarent, Biosense Webster, Cordis, Mentor and Sterilmed. With annual sales of $11 billion, the Global Surgery Group is the world’s largest, most innovative surgical company. The strength of the Global Surgery Group is illustrated by the fact that more than 80% of our sales come from businesses with #1 or #2 global market share positions. We serve customers around the world, with about 60% of our sales generated outside the U.S., including a fast-growing presence in emerging markets. The Global Surgery Group is committed to innovation, with about 30% of our sales coming from products introduced in the past five years.

Associate must be able to support 24 hour, 7 day a week manufacturing operation, with the ability to work 12-hour shifts.

Associates are held accountable for production efficiencies, strict compliance with process specifications, and company standards of behavior.

The Relay Winder is responsible for:
Understanding and comprehension of  the English language, process specifications, computer functions required to complete job (i.e. Microsoft Office, shop floor systems, etc…)
Read, interrupt and follow work instructions and training materials.
Pass and maintain training and certification examinations as required.
Assess and input data into shop floor systems.
Verifies raw material components against the production book router sheet for accuracy. 
Follows established procedures, quality checks or tests, and completes necessary documentation.  Segregates completed work if necessary.
Records and enters data into the automated tracking systems using electronic services.
Ability to work and communicate well with others
Ability to give and understand instructions, both verbal and written.
Must be willing to work with a team concept.
Must be will to accept change and additional responsibilities and training associated with change.
Obtains required product from material handler and performs batch change as per applicable specifications.  This includes product related materials, e.g., sutures and process materials, trays and transfer containers.
Places wound suture on transfer conveyor for paper lid insertion or on transfer container.  Places wound product in designated staging.  Checks and fills paper holder periodically.
Performs preventive maintenance and minor adjustments.
Sets up and adjust machine as necessary.  Sets vacuum on workstation following prescribed procedures.  Adjusts winding tension arm or makes other adjustments as necessary. 
Winds sutures with or without needles in folders or trays designed to provide easy removal of the suture.  
Winds specified sutures in a prescribed manner and ensure that sutures and needles are positioned properly.  Conducts quality checks for defects in accordance with sampling plan.
Uses small hand tools and equipment as required.
Ensures departmental practices, work areas, and equipment is kept in a safe and orderly fashion.
Does any other work of a related nature and performs other work related duties as assigned.
Follow current compliance regulations and standards.
Works in accordance with ISO 14001 principles and environmental regulatory compliance requirements. Works in accordance with Ethicon environmental policies and procedures.
Must have good work habits (neatness, organizational skills, time management skills, etc.).

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required. 
Experience in a manufacturing environment required.
Associate must maintain an acceptable level of attendance and be able to support a continuous run manufacturing operation (24/7). Standard schedule is 12-hour shifts in a four on, four off rotation(630pm – 630am). Schedule will also include some weekends and holidays.
Ability to obtain a passing score on a WorkKeys assessment

Primary Location
United States-Texas-San Angelo
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
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