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Assembly Technician

at Karl Storz

Posted: 7/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10081

Job Description

Houston, TX

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Employment Duration:
Employee Full Time

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KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 70 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.

This role will assemble audio/visual components according to established SOPs, follow process and quality system protocol, assist in shipping/receiving, inventory control, order processing, log in and inspection of parts and components, adhere to cost control, adhere to workflow requirements, comply with documentation requirements, assist in other facility functions, and all general logistic requirements for the operation as required by the FDA.

  • General assembly, wiring, administration, shipping/receiving, testing and production process roles according to SOPs and work instructions.

  • Assemble and/or test medical devices in compliance with company procedures.

  • Ensure traceability compliance by maintaining accurate production documentation.

  • Ensure all production activities are in full compliance with Class 1 and Class 2 regulatory requirements, Quality System and GMP requirements.

  • Ensure that production orders are completed in a timely manner.

  • Ensure modifications are completed according to protocol and procedures.

  • Adhere to company compliance initiatives/policies/procedures.

  • Responsible for maintaining operational efficiencies and workflow.

  • Responsible for creating positive and professional image of OR1 Stafford when communicating with others.

  • Responsible for maintaining a current and thorough knowledge of industry standards and best practice

  • Performs other job-related duties or special projects as assigned

Minimum Knowledge, Education and Skill Requirements



Minimum years of relevant work experience: 2 year experience

Minimum education, certifications and/or credentials: High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum hard skill requirements (including computer and application proficiency): Basic knowledge of audio visual connectivity and electronics

Minimum soft skill requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and adherence to SOPs

  • Models dependability and works well under pressure

  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed documentation

  • Must be able to work cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment

  • Strong communication, listening skills, and adherence to policies and procedures will be required


Preferred education, certifications and/or credentials: Technical Institute curriculum

Preferred hard skill requirements:

  • Ability to read wiring diagrams and system design drawings
  • Solid knowledge of audio visual connectivity and signal flow

Preferred soft skill requirements:


  • Ability to compile detailed documentation and work with detailed, complex, confidential and sensitive material, exercising independent judgment and human relations skills


Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations

  • Medical / Dental / Vision including a state of the art wellness program and pet insurance, too!
  • 3 weeks’ vacation, 10 holidays plus paid sick time*
  • 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee’s first 6% contribution
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year
  • Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually
  • Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
  • And much more!

*Field sales, internships and part-time employees are not eligible for paid time off except for where required by state law.

KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor. Employee must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. KARL STORZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.

Reasonable Accommodation

If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious need, please email us at Taleo_Administrator@karlstorz.com and we'll be happy to engage in an interactive process with you.

Notice to Employment Agencies

This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ’s Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance additional talent options are required. Your respect for this process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by KARL STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral fees.