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US_Implant Fabricator I

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Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: Franklin, Wisconsin, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Implant Fabricator is primarily responsible for performing all operations in the production of tissue expander products. 
This includes: forming silicone parts, dipping, cutting, sealing, filling, inspecting, washing, labeling and packaging.


  • Perform specific operations as explained on the router and procedures.  These will include the key silicone forming related processes in addition to various supporting operations such as cleaning equipment and parts used in production, labeling, packaging, inspection of parts and monitoring curing and sterilization processes.
  • Perform the key silicone forming processes that include:
    • Dipping – forming parts from manually dipping a mold core into silicone
    • Stripping parts – pulling silicone parts from mold cores without tearing parts
    • Texturing – applying texture to silicone parts
    • Patching – visually aligning and sealing silicone shells
    • Filling – using syringe to precisely fill silicone shells
  • Legibly and accurately record the completion of tasks on routers (and potentially computer or touch screens) or other forms used in the specific area
  • Apply attention to detail while performing all assigned tasks - for example: manually forming parts
  • Be willing to be trained to perform other duties as needed by production, such as mixing silicone
  • Adhere to strict clean room standards: hairnets, no make-up, gloves, gowning, GMP
  • Be willing to be trained to use instruments for measurement


  • Understand and follow the instructions per applicable routers and guidance documents (QOP, SOP, MOP, etc).
  • Attention to detail – the parts will look only as good as the fabricator can form them


HIRING GUIDELINES: (To perform job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required/preferred).

  • Demonstrated success at current Vesta production environment of up to and including three months of experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Successful completion of four-years of high school, or equivalent
  • Demonstrated attention to detail that indicates the ability to physically form products


  • Effective (written and verbal) communication and effective human interaction skills.
  • Flexible to change and possess a high degree of integrity and a “can do attitude”.
  • Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals.
  • Able to convert units of measurement, add, subtract multiply and divide.
  • Able to use/read a ruler.
  • Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.
  • Recognition that this product area does not allow music/headset use in some production areas.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) 


Vision: close vision-clear vision – 20:20 vision with correction, depth perception (three dimensional vision), and ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus

Lifting: the physical demand for this job is considered moderate with regular lifting of parts up to 30 pounds. Exposure to lifting more than 50 pounds is rare (if ever).


Movement: during assembly work, employee will frequently need to use hands to manipulate tools to form parts and to move parts within the process.  Perform repetitive tasks and some frequent reaching is required to move parts.  The employee will frequently move carts of product through the process and into ovens and sterilizers.  The employee will occasionally need to stand and walk and may need to use foot/feet to operate machine.  Rarely (if ever) will the employee be subject to floor to knuckle lift/lower, knuckle to shoulder lift/lower, shoulder to overhead lift/lower, sustained bending, climb/balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, reach above shoulders or repetitive bending or squatting.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities).


The employee will occasionally be exposed to working near moving mechanical parts, chemicals used for silicone mixing and cleaning, and related fumes.  Employee will not generally be exposed to airborne particles or risk of electrical shock.  The noise level will normally not require ear protection.

The employee will be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment for a clean room.  This includes: safety glasses in the designated areas, hairnet/beard net, jumpsuit, gloves and booties when on the production floor.

Employee may need to wear respirator for one operation.



The employee may need to use a computer or touchpad screen for reporting completion of production steps, making labels, inspection

Also tools and equipment such as, lamp/lens, electronic scales and various fixtures will be needed for inspection, and some hand tools may be used for part forming.


The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.   It is not a contract for employment.

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