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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake City, UT
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


Position Title
Production Operator III

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Business Unit Name
Varian Imaging Components


Salt Lake City

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Job Description
Performs a wide variety of electronic, electro-mechanical or mechanical assembly operations on assemblies or sub-assemblies. Determines and/or follows specific methods and sequence of operations in assembly and testing of product. Makes setups and adjustments holding tolerances to documented specifications.
Duties may include:
Assembles/processes product, parts and assemblies using hand tools, customized tooling, and/or semi-automated equipment.
Follows written process/assembly documentation.
Inspects and tests parts, assemblies and product using precision measuring and testing equipment.
Adjusts process within defined ranges based on measured results.
Adheres to all safety requirements.
Maintains a clean work area.
May conduct training of other production operators regarding on job skills and use of production/process documentation.
May perform basic preventative maintenance and assists in trouble shooting or preparing standard production equipment for maintenance.
May assist in maintaining and updating documented production/process instructions
Gathers and inputs production/process data.
Maintains supply and flow of material through the area.

EEO Policy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Job Requirements
Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge:
Proficient in multiple production skill areas. Works under minimum supervision. Strong team skills and facilitation skills. Working knowledge of material logistics. Working knowledge of several business systems/concepts within the work area such as Demand Flow, Statistical Process Control, Process Documentation, Empowerment, Six Sigma methods, Quality and/or Cost Improvement. Problem solving and decision making skills.

Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.

Typical Education and Experience:
Associates Degree or equivalent. 3 - 5 years of related experience.

Percentage of Travel Required