Metals/Adhesives - Coater

Portland, OR, USA Req #365
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Avalign produces innovative, high-performance, and cost-effective medical devices with a particular focus on high growth and ingenuity. Our team is growing quickly and proud of the fact that our custom-made devices continue to make a huge difference in the lives of medical professionals and their patients. Our employees are actively involved in the design, engineering and manufacture of technologically advanced medical devices that ensure that we meet our customer’s quality specifications for each product we produce.

Avalign is seeking a Metals/Adhesives - Coater to join our Avalign Thortex location. This Coater will spray coat medical implant devices in preparation for sintering heat treatment, using established procedures, to meet engineering and customer specifications, will hand-coat parts using the spatulation method as required, and inspect coated parts for acceptability with customer requirements.


What You’ll Do:

  • Learn to review documentation (Job Travelers) to verify part identity, quantities, and coating (e.g. binder and bead mesh size) requirements.
  • Learn to prepare binder solutions as detailed in applicable Standard Process Instructions (SPIs):
  • Learn to visually inspect parts to ensure that they meet customer requirements.
  • Read, understand, and follow SPIs and MPIs pertaining to the porous coating of medical implant devices.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices.
  • Become proficient at producing product within cycle times.
  • Initiate non-conformance reports when products do not meet specifications.

What You Won’t Do:

  • Feel stuck – we offer great opportunities to advance and learn
  • Get bored – we make custom products, so no day is the same
  • Feel like a number – we’re a close-knit bunch and always have each other’s backs

Who You Are:

  • A self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • A quick learner who is always ready to gain depth of knowledge in manufacturing processes
  • A reliable worker who knows the importance of showing up when it counts
  • Accept assignments with open, cooperative, positive and team-oriented attitudes
  • Able to plan and execute plans across teams
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal 

What You’ll Need:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to use, or learn to use job related measuring devices (e.g. calipers and balances).
  • Ability to use, or be trained to use, comparator for overlay inspection of parts.
  • Good hand/eye coordination

What You’ll Enjoy:

  • Competitive wage and benefits package
  • Employee bonus program
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • Life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Great 401k with company match
  • Employee referral program
  • Temperature controlled environment
  • Community involvement investing and giving back to the community
  • Additional free resources such as travel assistance, EAP, etc.

 Avalign conducts a comprehensive background check that includes drug testing

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Portland, OR, USA