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Lab Technician - Product Development

Company: Medline
Location: Redmond
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

With fifty years of consecutive growth, Medline Industries has more than 25,000 employees worldwide and business in more than 90 countries. Recently named one of the nation's "Best and Brightest Companies to Work for," this position will be based out of our Redmond, OR location. To maintain this enviable position and continue our growth, we are looking for new talent, like you!

Medline ReNewal is one of Medline Industries' fastest growing divisions and is a single use medical device (SUD) commercial reprocessor. We collect used SUDs from healthcare facilities nationwide at our newly expanded facility in Redmond, Oregon and remanufacture them to meet or exceed the performance specifications of a new original equipment device. This in return helps with reducing waste from landfills while also giving the healthcare industry a more cost efficient way to use their medical products to help them run better. Watch this quick video to learn more:

The Lab Technician will work in a fast paced and dynamic product development and implementation team. We are looking for a candidate that has experience/exposure in a manufacturing environment and is comfortable wearing many hats. Medline has a strong culture of collaboration and teamwork. The right candidate will be an effective communicator and be proven to deliver results.

We are growing rapidly and doubling the size of our plant. We need candidates who are curious about how products work, challenge the status quo, and demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset. Are you ready to join our elite team of problem solvers?

Here are some of the job duties:

  • Responsible for becoming a device expert with intimate knowledge on identification, processing, and testing.
  • Key member in supporting engineering efforts to obtain 510k product clearances with the FDA.
  • Self manages daily schedule while juggling multiple projects.
  • Effectively communicates with team members in coordinating the use of laboratory equipment.
  • Maintains and records the cleanliness and inventory levels in the lab.
  • Accountable for reviewing, writing, and maintaining technical documents (SOP's, PCR's, TJ, Deviations).
  • Acts as a key subject matter expert in transferring skills and knowledge during production implementation.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities (LEAN, Kaizen) that document objective/measurable improvements.
  • Attends and contributes to weekly staff and project review meetings.
  • Reads, understands, and accurately executes approved protocols.
  • Accurately records cycling test parameters and results on PCR's and maintains orderly project files.
  • Responds promptly to daily e-mail requests/needs from the organization.Medline offers a business casual, entrepreneurial work environment with strong growth potential, a competitive compensation package, and a complete benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life insurance; 401(k) with company match. And much more!

    Qualifications :

    Required Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • At least 1 year of experience with the related fields: product testing and evaluation, laboratory technician, product repair, etc.
    • Advanced level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: changing picture styles, customizing animation and/or setting automatic slide timings).
    • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).
    • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: adding developer tab, creating a macro, formatting table style, inserting comments and/or creating a mail merge).Nice to haves but not required:
      • Associates degree in health sciences, biology, or technical field.
      • 1+ years of manufacturing or laboratory experience preferred.
      • Experience in an FDA, or other government regulated environment.
      • Relevant college coursework in communications, technical writing, laboratory procedures, engineering, manufacturing, design or other relevant courses.COVID-19 Vaccination
        • Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. Medline is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.Required
          Job Industries
          • Warehouse & Production

Keywords: Medline, Bend , Lab Technician - Product Development, Professions , Redmond, Oregon

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