Tooling Technician
Metagenics - Gig Harbor, WA

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Job Summary:
This job is responsible for the tracking, purchasing, maintenance and calibration of tablet press tooling, tooling accessories and MFG process scales.

Condition of employment requires knowledge and conformance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) as applicable to the position

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Ownership in measuring, tracking and tool polishing within in the tableting department.
•Propose orders for new tooling as required.
•Responsible for calibrated weights—track when the weights are due for yearly recalibrations and get them sent to vendor.
•Quarterly calibrations of all production scales.
•Calibrations of hardness testers.
•Perform daily verification of production scales.
•Perform quarterly verification of Daily Check Weights.
•Inspect all incoming tooling for quality using criteria defined in Tableting Specification Manual and vendor tooling reports
•Maintain logbooks and databases for tracking usage and wear rates of tablet tooling
•Troubleshoot tooling damage and wear and provide detailed info and training to Supervisors, Tablet Leads and Tablet Press Operators
•Identify, evaluate and repair/replace worn and/or broken tools or tooling as needed
•Identify and evaluate new technologies specific to tooling and tooling accessory technology
•Always ensure adequate punch face polishing prior to staging set for use
•Develop a strong working relationship with outside vendors for the ordering and purchasing of tooling/tooling accessories and spare parts required for maintenance department
•Always maintain adequate inventory levels for all tablet press tooling, tooling accessories and spare parts needed in daily plant operations
•Follow written and verbal instructions
•Other Duties as assigned by Sr. Manager, Plant Operations
Equipment use: calibration equipment, dremel, belt sander, calipers and metal grinder
Education:
High School Diploma
•2 years similar experience

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Metagenics, Inc. is a life sciences company and leading developer and manufacturer of science-based nutraceuticals and medical foods sold to...