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Line Lead 1st Shift

Company: Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
Location: Pearland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Provides direction and follows through in the assembly process from the raw materials and sub-assembly stage to the pre-sterilization stage. Performs any of a variety of medical assembly and processing tasks as a production team member. Provides direction and follow through in the assembly process.


  • Assembles medical products on an assembly operation, performing a variety of tasks on a rotating basis.
  • Checks products passing work stations on the assembly line to confirm they are properly assembled and removes defective products from the line according to quality criteria.
  • Operates test equipment to ensure product is working properly.
  • Supports the assembly process by fulfilling work orders and coordinating manufacturing processes independently by:
  • Establishing work order priorities per customer needs and evaluating the assembly process to ensure that priority orders are being built.
  • Coordinating with assemblers and other leads.
  • Working with Quality Assurance to ensure that the assembly process is meeting quality specifications.
  • Training assemblers on manufacturing assembly, MPS's, QAP's, GPS's, and various manufacturing work systems.
  • Recording completed work orders and furnishing reports on a daily basis.
  • Ensures tables, belts and other equipment are cleaned on daily basis.
  • Coordinates with supervisory staff and employees from other work areas to solve problems and achieve production goals.
  • Participatesin solving problems and utilizing subordinates to achieve results.
  • Completes work quickly and effectively while communicating to subordinates the importance of schedule adherence and reaching production goals.
  • Supports team processes, team meetings, and daily data collection to management.
  • Acts as a change agent to support continuous improvement efforts.
  • Performs other tasks, as required.


  • Lifting -- Not to exceed 50 lbs. -- local practice may apply.
  • Writing
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Bending
  • Visual acuity
  • Color perception
  • Depth perception
  • Reading
  • Field of vision/peripheral
  • Fine motor skills
  • Noise
  • Chemical vapors
  • Soldering fumes


  • Education equivalent to a high school diploma or certificate of leaving.
  • A minimum ofone yearof related work experience in assembly and manufacturing operations.
  • Demonstrates the following:
  • Meet scheduled assembly times while maintaining good quality standards.
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to delegate and work well as part of an assembly team.
  • Train assembly skills and motivate workers in the development of team performance.
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Problem solving and conflict management skills.
  • Basic reading, writing, and comprehension English skills.
  • Follow written and oral instructions.
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs.


  • Work order prioritization
  • Work prioritization
  • Assembly process/quality specifications
  • Training
  • Production reporting
  • Team problem solving/team work
  • Production processes/standards
  • Basic computer skills


Infectious Control Risk Category III:

The risk category explains whether or not employees are likely to come into contact with blood or body fluids while performing their jobs. Risk category III states employment and procedures that do not require exposure.

Keywords: Merit Medical Systems, Inc., Pearland , Line Lead 1st Shift, Other , Pearland, Texas

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