Manufacturing - Lead

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

Position Description

As a Production Lead in our manufacturing plants, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Providing leadership, direction, training and coordination
  • Performing all manufacturing and production operations for your respective work area in various manufacturing environments
  • Reviewing and complying with engineering drawings, shop order operations and sequences
  • Following production schedules and meeting production and quality goals
  • Utilize ERP system in manufacturing operations
  • Performing and coordinating manufacturing operations with or without tools and/or equipment as well as coordinating material movement
  • Monitoring and analyzing daily labor times, key performance indicators and other tracking reports including web-apps
  • Performing detailed inspections with or without correction, tools and/or equipment while maintaining and upkeeping of the work area
  • Contributing to process and quality improvement projects
  • Verify operating parameters for tools and/or equipment

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • High school graduate, General Education (GED) or work equivalent
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks utilizing hand/eye coordination
  • Experience using computers and related software such as the SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook


This position will be in one of the following areas:

  • Polymer Processing
  • Metal Processing
  • Cleanroom


  • 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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