• Machine Operations

    Position Locations US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita
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    Applied Medical, a progressive medical device developer, manufacturer and distributor, invites exceptional individuals to pursue careers in our innovative organization.  If you would like to be a part of one of the fastest growing and most innovative companies in the medical device field, then Applied Medical is the place for you.  Applied’s team members enjoy an environment that allows opportunity for growth and choice in individual career paths as team members develop their skills, training and business knowledge.  Our common goal of improving healthcare through meeting the needs of clinicians and patients is achieved through the dynamics of our team and its universal dedication to improved patient outcome. 


    In the Machine Operations role, 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 Machine Operations team member, you will be responsible for working within a cross-functional and collaborative team environment while performing the following activities:


    • Learn about manufacturing operations using an active approach
    • Maintain quality standards and procedures
    • Perform manufacturing cost analyses, shop floor control, material requirements planning and production scheduling
    • Learn and use data management systems (SAP ERP Systems)
    • Identify and contribute to cost-reduction projects
    • Develop capacity plans for current demand and future growth
    • Support company goals

    This is an at-will position. In your first year as an Operations Associate, you will participate in the Operations Leadership Program. This is a hands-on management training program designed to develop team members into future leaders within Applied Medical’s Operations and Manufacturing teams. Your training program will cover process improvements, quality standards, leadership skills and much more.

    Position Requirements

    This position requires the following skills and attributes:


    • 4-year degree
    • High level of flexibility and adaptability
    • Energetic and enthusiastic personality
    • True passion to learn and grow 
    • Self-motivated
    • Ability to overcome challenges
    • Critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Must be able to read, write and comprehend English
    • Must be able to participate in the 1 year Operations Leadership Program


    • 4-year degree in Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration or Operations Management
    • Leadership experience
    • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
    • Prior participation in internships and/or extracurricular activities


    • 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 vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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