Project Assistant

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita



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 ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

As a Project Assistant on the Maintenance team, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Perform necessary administrative tasks in supporting Operational Maintenance pertaining to ordering, quote requests, writing purchase requisitions, coding, follow-through, filing, SAP data entry
  • Follow all MI's, QSR, ISO, SOP's work rules and safety guidelines and maintenance tasks to the specific requirements
  • Communicate effectively with production team members, team leaders, engineers and inspectors to ensure support in SOP and SAP systems
  • Assist with data entry, parts orders and communicating with leads and team leaders on any concerns
  • Embrace a teamwork philosophy in order to influence the team to meet or exceed production and quality goals

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Minimum of two to three years of administrative experience 
  • Experience with assisting in coordination for maintenance projects
  • Ability to research parts and vendors for machine and equipment
  • Good working knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work in fast moving and quick changing environment
  • Capacity to work independently and in a team environment


  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Experience working in a maintenance environment


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


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