Clean Room Assembler in Toano, VA at Avid Medical

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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Production Clean Room Assemblers will be trained to produce custom procedure trays.   Assemblers will learn procedures and processes in order to perform all functions that are required within the clean room.


Clean Room Assembler duties will encompass the following after training in each path:

Assembling and Wrapping

Accurately assemble custom procedure trays by learning to identify medical components by description and vendor item number.

1.      Accurately assemble custom procedure trays by learning to identify medical components by description and vendor item number.

2.      Follow the assembly instructions and place the correct component and quantity (using the counting method) into the tray.

3.      Visually inspect components for defects; verify conformance to specifications and report and/or reject defective components, informing the team leader per guidelines.

4.      Complete prep assemblies within a custom procedure tray; identify the right wrap for the build and proceed to wrap the tray per customer's specified sterile technique.

Set up

Set up duties will encompass the following (after training to the set-up procedure):

5.      Ensure communication occurs between the Team Leader and set-up person before the job is set-up so special instructions can be provided as needed.

6.      Ensure three job orders are ready for the line at all times when applicable.

7.      Verify contents of Device History Record to include:  assembly instructions; pick ticket; kit insert labels; expiration dates of product; and special notes pertaining to particular builds and box labels.

8.      Make copies of assembly instructions.

9.      Verify vendor ID and description of all components (if applicable) when arranging them sequentially on the carts.

10.  Verify at least one product is batch counted on a cart. Remove outer packaging from product when necessary.



11.  Ensure the sealing machine is properly calibrated and the temperature, speed, and pressure are at the correct settings.

12.  Check for the correct header bag and proper insert label.

13.  Seal the package to the proper specifications.

14.  Complete necessary paperwork.


1.      Performs additional duties as directed

2.      May also serve as back-up for other positions as needed



1.      High school diploma or GED preferred.

2.      3-6 months packaging/boxing experience in a production / warehouse environment preferred.


1.      Ability to perform tasks accurately and efficiently with excellent attention-to-detail is a must.

2.      Ability to read and comprehend procedures written in English.

3.      Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

4.      Excellent eye-hand coordination is required.

5.      Manual dexterity is required.

6.      Demonstrate adaptability to a changing work environment and varying daily tasks.

7.      Must possess the ability to follow procedures and maintain a professional attitude in difficult situations.

8.      Must possess the ability to work well as a team member.

9.      Requires proven ability to work under direct supervision, follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

10.  Requires an excellent attendance record.

11.  Ability to support fiscal year inventory process.

Work Environment


1.      Personal Computer

2.      MS Office Suite


1.      Inside working conditions.

2.      Must be able to walk or stand 100% of the shift.

3.      Ability to squat/kneel frequently during set-up duties and rarely during the assembler duties.

4.      Requires ability to reach 100% of the shift.

5.      Requires full range of motion to frequently bend at waist.

6.      Frequent twisting of the torso when wrapping and building trays.

7.      Must comply with company hygiene and gowning requirements as defined in the Department Operating Procedures, "Gowning Requirements and Basic Hygiene for Warehouse, Assembly, Clean Room and Boxing Areas".

8.      Must be able to withstand exposure to isopropyl alcohol used for cleaning.

9.      Must be able to withstand exposure to latex medical components.



  •          Fingering:   Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
  •          Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  •          Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally;  or up to 25 pounds of force frequently;  or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  •          Visual Acuity:  Closely viewing in order to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

        Note: Owens & Minor is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our Company via email, the Internet, or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our Company. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by our Company as a result of the referral or through other means.


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