• Production Associate - Manufacturing

    Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita
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    Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.



    Available Opportunities


    1st Shift

    Thursday - Monday

    Friday - Tuesday


    2nd Shift

    Thursday - Monday

    Friday - Tuesday

    Saturday - Wednesday


    3rd Shift

    Monday - Friday

    Tuesday - Saturday

    Thursday - Monday

    Friday - Tuesday


    Hands-on, mechanical, and machine operations experience preferred.


    Thank you for your interest in Applied Medical! As a Production Associate, you would be working in one of our manufacturing environments. Please take a look at the video below to see our various plants and cleanroom environments, where you may have the opportunity to work. 



    Position Description

    As a Production Associate in our manufacturing areas, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team in a cleanroom or manufacturing environment, and performing the following activities:

    • Perform all manufacturing operations in a cleanroom or non-cleanroom environment such as assembly, inspection, and machine operations
    • Working with various small metal components running on machines such as laser welding machines, deburring, passivation, and punching
    • Comply with Applied Medical Quality Systems (QS) including SOPs, MIs, QIs and TMs
    • Comply with safety and company policies
    • Comply with engineering drawings, shop order operations and sequence
    • Follow production schedules and meet production and quality goals
    • Perform manufacturing operations efficiently with or without tools and/or equipment
    • Perform detailed inspections with or without correction, tools and/or equipment
    • Perform cleaning and upkeep of the work area
    • Identify and elevate safety, quality, efficiency and/or team member issues to area leadership

    Position Requirements

    This position requires the following skills and attributes:

    • Flexible schedule as well as ability to work full-time and overtime
    • Ability to work on a 2nd shift or 3rd shift (approximately a 1-2PM or 9-10PM start time)
    • Understand working within a team
    • Work well with others
    • Strong hand-eye coordination
    • Extreme attention to detail, especially with small parts with or without correction
    • Ability to work with chemicals, such as isopropyl alcohol, and plastic or rubber products
    • Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as gowning, masks, gloves, etc.
    • Must be able to read, write and comprehend English


    Medical Device experience is not required.



    This following skills and attributes are preferred:


    • 1-2 years of work experience
    • Assembly or manufacturing skills


    • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
    • On-campus wellness activities
    • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
    • Education reimbursement program
    • 401(k) program with employer match
    • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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