Metal Finishing, Boxing, Second shift

Orchid Orthopedics
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Job Details

  • Location: Milwaukie, OR
  • Date Posted: 2024-02-06
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Manufacturing/Production
  • Req Number: R-6858
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The Oregon City, OR site was established in 1973 and joined the Orchid team in 2012. Our 80,000 square foot facility employs approximately 300 team members. We specialize in hip and knee joint implants that enable our customers to live a longer active life. We are a full-service plant, meaning our team can manufacture medical implants from start to finish in-house. A career with Orchid provides growth opportunities, a great benefits package including performance bonuses, insurance, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off. For more information, please visit


ORE - Shift 2 ($.55) (United States of America - Oregon)

The Operations Technician I, Finishing performs various operations including but not limited to grinding, buffing, trimming, and chemical treatment on parts to achieve the required surface dimension and finish.


  • Operate auto and manual cleaning and passivation line.

  • Operate laser marking equipment.

  • Perform product cleaning and visual inspection.

  • Perform cleaning operations of castings using various sandblast equipment per tech card.

  • Inspect and maintain blast cabinets, media, nozzles and hoses in order to ensure proper cleaning.

  • Use conventional belting equipment for the specific belting operations based on the information on engineering drawings, ex. Fiber-wheel finish and/or Satin finish.

  • Use air and/or electric handheld tools for specific grinding, deburring, or detailing an area on a part that is usually confined or the inside diameter of a cylindrical part.

  • Select, align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines.

  • Determine proper media to be used based on the information taken from the engineering drawings and/or the work instructions and the proper machine and machine settings.

  • Complete proper documentation as required including process routing card, salvage router and scrap forms.

  • Use hand truck, pallet jack, carts and tables to safely transport product.

  • Maintain work area, tools and equipment in a clean and organized condition.

  • Detect and report faulty equipment, defective material and any unusual conditions to the department Supervisor or Lead

  • Follow designated safety rules and regulations.

  • Support Lean Manufacturing and EHS initiatives.

  • Dimensionally inspect work, using appropriate tools including, but not limited to; calipers, comparators, pin gauges, measuring instruments and surface plates, etc. as required.

  • Perform weekly housekeeping per 5S schedule.

  • Follow work orders to perform operations on various parts and products

  • Reinforces safety expectations.  Ensures safety operating practices are demonstrated.  Reports issues/concerns to Supervisor.

  • Support quality and compliance by adhering to all procedures, work instructions, and forms per the Quality Management Systems (QMS).

  • Completes all required training.


  • High School Or Equivalent (Preferred)


  • No previous work experience required (Preferred)

  • Manufacturing Experience (Preferred)


  • Problem Solving - Working Experience

  • Quality Inspection Metrology Tools - Working Experience

  • Standard Operating Procedures - Working Experience

  • Quality Management - Basic Knowledge

  • Mathematical Ability - Basic Knowledge

  • Manufacturing Safety - Working Experience

  • Active Learning - Basic Knowledge

  • Information Capture - Working Experience

  • Hand Dexterity - Extensive Experience

  • Time management - Working Experience

  • Data Entry - Basic Knowledge

  • Communication - Basic Knowledge

  • Blueprint Reading - Basic Knowledge

  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail - Working Experience


  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position - Frequently

  • Must be able to move about the inside of the building - Frequently

  • Must be able to move equipment around the building - Frequently

  • Must be able to ascend/descend stairs or ladders - Occasionally

  • Must be able to position oneself and move under/around/over equipment - Occasionally

  • Must be able to handle/adjust/inspect/position various items and equipment - Frequently

  • Must be able to communicate and exchange information with others - Frequently

  • Must be able to perform tasks that require repetitive handling/adjusting/inspecting/positioning of items and equipment - Constantly

  • Must be able to distinguish and detect information such as writing and defects - Frequently

  • Must be able to move equipment - Frequently


  • Noise - Occasionally

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.


  • Opportunity to work in a growing company
  • Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Ability to work in an organization that values:
    • Integrity First: We do the right thing
    • Teamwork: We are one Orchid
    • Results: Our results matter


  • Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
  • Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

At Orchid, we fully support a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, hair type, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions only pays fees for solicited presentations of job seekers submitted through our preferred vendor job board by recruiters, employment agencies, or other parties.