Production Team Associate


Production Team Associate-Kitting


General Summary

The primary responsibilities of the Kitting Associate are to ensure that kitting materials are properly tracked and managed in the inventory system, controlled labels are properly generated and reconciled, and job travelers printed in a timely manner for upcoming production orders in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and the Medical Quality Management System.  Other responsibilities may be assigned to the Kitting Associate, based on the needs of the Team; daily duties and assignments are subject to change, based upon production needs and departmental requirements.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that materials inventoried in the Kitting Room are properly managed/stored, picked, kitted/staged, and assigned to designated jobs; Kitting Associate shall ensure that issued quantities are clearly and accurately documented on applicable documents/job travelers, and that all material returns are properly documented on applicable documents and tracked in the JobBoss ERP system.
  • Perform periodic/routine cycle counts of materials stocked in the Kitting Room, with the guidance/direction of the Supply Chain Manager.  Reconcile any variances, and ensure that controls are in place to ensure inventory accuracy and traceability of controls; ensure that all inventoried materials, included over-issuance, returns, and in-process rejections are properly accounted for on a daily basis.
  • Generate controlled production labels for packaging and shipping requirements; initiate and properly complete the Label Accountability Form, as required and in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and applicable work instructions.
  • Manage the Kanban controls/restocking of consumable supplies maintained in the Kitting Room and coordinate with the Purchasing Team on reorder requirements.
  • Collaborate with Production Planning, and ensure that upcoming job travelers are printed and initiated in a timely manner to facilitate the flow of production planning and execution.
  • Accurately complete all designated paperwork and forms, in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Ensure compliance to written procedures and ISO requirements.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and professional working environment.
  • Perform in process quality checks as may be required.
  • May be required to assemble and/or kit light medical parts/components per documented procedures and work instructions; package work-in-process (WIP) and finished goods, per packaging instructions.
  • Other support duties, as assigned.


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma / GED or relevant experience.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in light assembly, packing, and shipping environment desirable.


Skills and Abilities

  • Consistent high degree of attention to detail, demonstrated concern for accuracy.
  • Good interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to function successfully in team environment.
  • Basic PC literacy.
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to changing priorities and instructions.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow written instructions and procedures; capable of reading/interpreting gages and measuring devices.
  • Ability to comprehend and retain working knowledge of complete product line, through the use of written documentation and work instructions.
  • Excellent hand dexterity / small motor skills, eye-hand coordination; able to use small tools and assembly equipment.
  • Patience to tolerate long periods of repetitive tasks.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individuals will need to sit (at times for extended periods) or stand as needed.  May require walking primarily on a level surface during the workday.  Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to move materials during the workday.  Ability to lift up to 25 pounds using proper lifting techniques.


Work Environment

The work environment is a light production, warehousing, shipping setting with primarily overhead lighting.  The space is temperature controlled, and the air quality is good.  At times, individuals will need to transition in and out of “clean room” production spaces.