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Job Summary                                                                       

The purpose of the Assembler role is to assemble perfusion tubes to customer specification, and regulatory compliance for the manufacture of medical devices in accordance with organisation policies and procedures and Australian Medical Device Regulations, ISO 9001 and/or other relevant statutory requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities                                                   

Assemble medical device set as per drawing instructions with efficiency. Perform in-process quality checks on assembled device. Segregate and control assembled jobs to prevent mix-ups. Maintain batch document records. Generate production permits as deviations from set instructions arise. Perform final batch quality inspection checks. Assign appropriately trained staff to different production tasks. Supervises assigned group to ensure designated production work is completed correctly and in timely manner Report nonconforming incidents to Production Supervisor or Group Leader. Maintain area cleanliness as per supervisor's instructions. Familiarize with quality system documentation and procedures used in kitting and production as required.

Generalised Work Activities                                                  

Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analysing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.

Organising, Planning, and Prioritising Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritise, organise, and accomplish your work.

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Work Context

Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — Job requires the incumbent to work in an environmentally controlled Cleanroom environment for extended periods of time.

Coordinate and Lead Others — Substantial coordination and leadership of others in accomplishing their work activities.

Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — Ensures statutory and company policy obligations around occupational health and safety are observed in the Production facility.

Wear Common Protective and safety Equipment — Job requires the incumbent to wear protective and safety equipment consistent with statutory requirements and company policy.

Time Pressure — Job requires the incumbent to meet strict Production deadlines.

Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — Incumbent is responsible for work outcomes and results of the Production facility.

Contact With Others — Substantial face-to-face contact is required with internal and external stakeholders

Electronic Mail — Substantial use of electronic mail

Duration of Typical Work Week — Hours are from Mon to Thurs, 8.00am to 4.30pm and Fridays from 8.00am to 1:45pm. Occasional after hours work may be required from time to time

Freedom to Make Decisions — Ability to make decisions around processes and methodologies that better achieve Production objectives

Work With Work Group or Team — The role works closely with the Manufacturing Manager, Production Team Leaders, Purchasing and Warehouse.

Tools and Technology    

Tools used in this role

  • Photocopier and Printers
  • Solvent and lubricant applicators
  • Tension guns
  • Hose assembly equipment
  • Pressure and flow testing equipment
  • Tube cutters and knives
  • Electric Heat Sealing Machine
  • Basic Measuring Equipment
  • Computer system with database program

Technology used in this role

  • Livanova Australia product and service range
  • Electronic mail software — Microsoft Exchange; Microsoft Outlook 
  • Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

Person Specification: Assembler

It is the incumbent’s responsibility to ensure they meet the competency requirements of the person specification. Competency refers to all items detailed in the person specification. If competency gaps are identified by the incumbent, it is their responsibility to ensure they inform Livanova Australia and seek to meet the identified competency gap. Livanova Australia will make every effort to ensure it provides the incumbent with the necessary support to achieve the desired level of competency.

Competency Profile                                                            

Knowledge

Technology and Livanova Australia Product Range – High level knowledge of the Livanova Australia product and service range. Knowledge includes but is not limited to product operation, features, benefits, price and other relevant product related information.

Production and Processing — High level knowledge of raw materials, Production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximising the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Administration and Management — Basic knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modelling, leadership techniques, Production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Personnel and Human Resources — Basic knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labour relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Mathematics — Intermediate level knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry statistics, and their applications.

Education and Training — Basic knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Mechanical — Basic level knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Skills

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being

made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organisations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Abilities

Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognising there is a problem.

Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

Education & Qualifications

No formal education or qualification requirements

Worker Characteristics                                                        

Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.

Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.

Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Dealing with Difficult Situations — At times the incumbent may placed in emotionally challenging situations outside of their control. The incumbent can assist in dealing constructively with these difficult situations by maintaining the integrity of their professionalism and positive regard to the other person.

Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

LivaNova values equality and celebrates diversity. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair, transparent and free from unlawful discrimination.

Our selection process is driven by the key demands/requirements for the role rather than bias or discrimination on the basis of a candidate’s sex, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job-related disability/handicap or medical condition, family status, sexual orientation, religion, color, ethnicity, race or any other legally protected classification.

Background Checks at LivaNova:

Upon successful completion of the hiring process an offer may be extended. Please note, LivaNova reserves the right to conduct background investigations and/or reference checks on all its potential employees, where permitted by local legislation. This offer therefore, is contingent upon a clearance of such a background investigation and/or reference check, and can be rescinded, where permitted by local legislation, based upon data received in the background check and/or refusal to cooperate with or any attempt to affect the results of this check. This process is not currently valid in Germany.

Notice to third party agencies:

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, we will not consider, or agree to, payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event that a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, we explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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