Overnight Production Technician - Contract

Job Description

Epocal, part of Siemens Healthineers, is a leading manufacturer of a clinical Point Of Care (POC) diagnostic product. The epoc© Blood Analysis System is healthcare’s first cost-effective POC testing solution to leverage Smartcard Technology and wireless communication to provide caregivers with real-time, lab-quality blood gas, electrolyte, and metabolite results at the patient bedside. This system is now a well-established tool of the medical profession available worldwide. Epocal is committed to delivering high-quality products and services that patients and providers can rely on for consistently accurate and actionable information. We deploy unique innovative technologies that not only transform diagnostic products, but also expand into new platforms and solutions with proven health and economic outcomes.

Epocal was acquired by Siemens Healthineers in October 2017. As a leading medical technology company, Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving the patient experience, and digitalizing healthcare. Siemens Healthineers is continuously developing its product and service portfolio, with AI-supported applications and digital offerings that play an increasingly important role in the next generation of medical technology. These new applications will enhance the company’s foundation in in-vitro diagnostic, image-guided therapy, and in-vivo diagnostics. Siemens Healthineers also provides a range of services and solutions to enhance healthcare providers’ ability to provide high-quality, efficient care to patients.

For more than 100 years, Siemens Healthineers in Canada has helped healthcare providers achieve their goal of improving outcomes while reducing costs. From the Atlantic to Pacific oceans, more than 800 employees in Canada work together to deliver solutions for healthcare providers, resulting in 70% of medical decisions being influenced by the technologies we provide.

More information is available at: www.siemens-healthineers.ca

Under the supervision of the Manager, Systems Production; the Production Technician will aid in the assembly and testing of epoc readers and hosts.This position is a contract role for 6-9 months with possibility of extension. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assembles and repairs of epoc systems
  • Troubleshoots hardware issues
  • Performs equipment change-overs
  • Participates in review for quality control. Makes adjustments as necessary to fix product within specifications
  • Operates within Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment as required
  • Liaises with operators and other departments
  • Cleans and maintains work area 

Note: Duties are not limited to those listed above. Additional duties may be assigned as required. However, reasonable accommodations will be made if all possible under business conditions.

Key Contacts

  • Reports directly to Manager, Systems Production
  • Regular interaction with the Systems Production and Quality Assurance personnel

Job Demands

  • Manual dexterity skills and the ability to assemble products quickly and accurately
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Physical
    • Ability to lift 30lbs
    • Extended periods of standing or sitting
    • Manual dexterity
    • Ability to differentiate colours













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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: EPOCAL INC.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-Time temporary



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