Production Technician - 2nd Shift

Job Locations US-MN-Brooklyn Park
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/27/2024 8:33 AM)
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Cretex Medical is a leading contract manufacturer of precision components and assemblies for the medical device industry. Our customers view us as a trusted partner in the areas of injection molding, laser processing, stamping, metal forming and device assembly.  Learn more at 


Production Technician Position Summary:

The Production Technician will support the Stamping business unit and be responsible for settings up and operating manual and automatic punch presses as well as other equipment used in the manufacture of precision stamped components. Completes inspection of raw material, work in process, and finished parts for conformance to quality standards and customer expectations.  Makes adjustments to the stamping process to ensure quality requirements are maintained.  Is able to work in a team environment and interact with a multitude of organizations during manufacturing operations.  


This positions shift schedule is Monday - Thursday, 2:00pm - 12:30am.  Training for the 1st month will need to be Monday - Friday 6:00am - 2:30pm.


Production Technician Responsibilities:

  • Operate production equipment to include progressive and single stage stamping press as well as other equipment used in the manufacture of precision stamped components such as metal finish machines and secondary operations machinery.
  • Troubleshoot the machine and investigates machine issues during production runs
  • Perform visual and measurement inspections and accurately documents the results
  • Interpret blueprints, follows control plans, and completes IPI’s and PPI’s
  • Follow manufacturing and quality procedures and complies to the documented requirements


Production Technician Responsibilities Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment running machining equipment
  • Ability to set up and run stamping presses or similar machinery
  • Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions, SOP’s and training documents, including the ability to document and recommend improvements to processes
  • Ability to use hand tools such as a micrometer, pin gauge, caliper and dial indicator
  • Ability to use automated measurement systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain equipment

Production Technician Responsibilities Preferred Requirements:

  • Diploma in a machining related course from a technical or trade school or equivalent experience, preferred

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Physical & Environmental Demands:

Cretex Companies use cutting oils, solvents, and other chemicals in the manufacturing process. Testing is conducted on a periodic basis to ensure that all chemicals are kept well below the OSHA permissible exposure levels.


What is it like to work at Cretex Medical 

We recognize the contribution of every individual and promote growth, safety and security for all our employees. Cretex Medical values performance and pays competitive wages along with a rich benefit package. We offer a positive work environment with a focus on continuous improvement.  


Here are some of things that employees have said about working for Cretex Medical:  


The culture at Cretex is collaborative. Everyone here is willing to help you whether it is a director, a machinist, or your boss. Everyone is always willing to help you figure out a project and get it done right. 

I would tell potential interns that Cretex is a great company to work for. It has set a high bar for corporate culture as well as the quality of work you can do. I would definitely recommend it. 

I learned that I really like the medical device industry. The importance and the gravity of what we do here is felt by the employees. You can have that passion in your work because you know what you are striving for is to save lives.” 

We encourage you to explore the many opportunities Cretex Medical can offer you as a valued team member. 


Company Benefits  

Cretex Medical offers a full benefit package to its employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options. Cretex Medical also offers a 401(k)-retirement plan with employer match, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay. 


Cretex Medical also offers company-specific benefits, such as: 

  • Employee Appreciation events 
  • Volunteer Opportunities 
  • Training and Development opportunities 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • New state-of-the-art facility in Brooklyn Park!  


Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected status as required by law. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment and eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit


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