Production Associate

Position Locations US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita




Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.


Thank you for your interest in Applied Medical! As a Production Associate, you would be working in one of our manufacturing environments. Please take a look at the video below to see our various plants and cleanroom environments, where you may have the opportunity to work. 


Position Description

As a Production Associate, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team in a cleanroom or manufacturing environment, and performing the following activities:

  • Comply with Applied Medical Quality Systems (QS) including SOPs, MIs, QIs and TMs
  • Comply with safety and company policies
  • Comply with engineering drawings, shop order operations and sequence
  • Follow production schedules and meet production and quality goals
  • Perform manufacturing operations efficiently with or without tools and/or equipment
  • Perform detailed inspections with or without correction, tools and/or equipment
  • Perform cleaning and upkeep of the work area
  • Identify and elevate safety, quality, efficiency and/or team member issues to area leadership

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Flexible schedule and ability to work overtime
  • Understand working within a  team
  • Work well with others
  • Strong hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to work with chemicals, such as isopropyl alcohol, and plastic or rubber products
  • Extreme attention to detail, especially with small parts with or without correction
  • Able to wear personal protective equipment such as gowning, masks, gloves, etc.
  • No prior experience is necessary


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with employer match
  • Generous holiday and vacation accrual

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