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Argen Corporation

Manufacturing Associate I

San Diego, CA

Manufacturing Associate I - Zirconia Manufacturing

Monday - Friday 5:30am - 2:00pm (1st Shift)

Temp to Hire - 90 day temporary position with possibility to convert to full time.

Argen Corporation currently has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Associate I to join a growing, technology-focused and service-oriented team. Do you thrive in a fast- paced and dynamic environment? If you would like to be a part of an organization with an unwavering commitment to quality dental solutions, then explore our career opportunities and get to know Argen.

About Us

Argen is a family-owned and privately held company based in San Diego, CA with a state-of-the-art manufacturing center that provides high quality dental solutions to dental labs of all sizes. Founded as a precious metals company in South Africa, Argen has evolved into a dynamic, technology-based manufacturing organization focused on three key business segments, including dental alloys, zirconia, and digital dentistry solutions. Argen continues to invest in innovative product improvement initiatives through its Quality Management System to provide our global customers with affordable, high-performance products and industry-leading excellent service. Argen's products are FDA regulated and ISO certified.

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About the Opportunity

A Manufacturing Associate I produces standard and/or custom medical devices to meet customer and Quality requirements by following standard work instructions and company policies while manufacturing Argen products in a team environment.

In this role, the successful candidate will:
  • Follows department SOPs and work instructions and adheres to customer and Argen standards for manufacturing products.
  • Adheres to work instructions to properly operate and maintain equipment as needed.
  • Visually inspects product quality & escalates issues.
  • Identifies and recommends disposition of defective items for rework or scrap.
  • Understands the product manufacturing process from initial steps through final inspection.
  • Completes all documentation and training as required.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work area, wears appropriate PPE, and adheres to safety standards.
  • Cross trains in one or more areas of manufacturing.
  • Other duties as assigned.
What does it take to be successful?
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • One plus years of experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to follow instructions and readily accept additional responsibilities.
  • Attention to detail and quality focused.
  • Passionate about industry and desire to contribute where needed.
  • Schedule adherence and dependability.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and production goals.
  • Ability to learn technical concepts by reading work instructions and standard operating procedures, and completing on-the-job training.
  • Ability to follow detailed directions in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment required.
  • Knowledge of cGMP regulations ISO 13485, 21CFR Part 820, CMDR SOR/98-282, 93/42/EEC, RDC 16 2013, MHLW MO 169 and TG(MD)R Sch3 preferred.
Our Awesome Benefits!

Working for a growing innovative company like Argen means exciting opportunities for training and learning, career development and advancement from only the best in the dental industry. With all that hard work, Argen is committed to ensuring the welfare of its employees and provides an amazing benefit package that includes:
  • Health Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Events
  • Wellness Programs
  • Discounts for home, travel, entertainment, relaxation that includes Mobile phone service, Technology, Airline and Hotel, Theater/Theme Park tickets, Restaurants and so much more!
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Client-provided location(s): San Diego, CA, USA
Job ID: argen-2074
Employment Type: Other