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Automation Technician

locationWest Valley City, UT, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

About Scientia Vascular:

At Scientia Vascular, our mission is to save lives! Scientia Vascular is a leading innovator and manufacturer of endovascular medical devices. We use micromachining and microfabrication processes to manufacture products that provide physicians with enhanced performance for optimal outcomes for their patients.

Position Summary

Supports Automation Engineering and Operations with a technical focus. This position requires mechanical aptitude and a willingness and ability to trouble shoot equipment failures and follow equipment assembly and preventative maintenance instructions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assemble subassemblies, prototype and production equipment of intermediate/advanced complexity
  • Machine or modify parts as required
  • Read drawings and schematics of intermediate complexity
  • Assemble circuit boards of intermediate complexity
  • Wire equipment of intermediate complexity
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment of intermediate/advanced complexity.
  • Teach assembly and preventative maintenance to other Technicians as directed by Automation Engineering.
  • Design simple tools and fixtures under the direction of Automation Engineering
  • Respond to intermediate equipment failures by troubleshooting and resolving the issue or escalating it to Automation Engineering.
  • Assist engineers with component and tooling implementation for production, including but not limited to equipment validation, component drawings and device bills of material.
  • Comply with applicable FDA and international regulatory laws and standards.
  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.


  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Typically three to five years assembly or equipment experience, medical device preferred.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient with computer use, Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, and Office 365.
  • Mechanical aptitude/trouble shooting abilities.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and efficient management of time and resources.
  • Ability to easily adapt to new tasks.
  • Able to complete assigned tasks with limited supervision.
  • Ability to read and understand simple mechanical drawings.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Key benefits we provide:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k Plan (with a generous employer match!)
  • Life Insurance (company paid)
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance (company paid)
  • Employee Wellness Program (company paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program (company paid)

Starting Pay: $25.00 - $28.00

Location: 2460 S. 3270 W, West Valley City - On site

Job Type: Full-time

Commitment to Equal Opportunity:

The Scientia Vascular culture is centered on the principals of equal opportunity for all employees. Consistent with our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

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