• Cartridge Manufacturing Technician 3

    Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
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  • Company Overview

    Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products.   Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer.   Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services.
    It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations.  Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.

    Position Overview

    Responsible for operation of process lines. Maintains adequate line side supply of parts and materials, monitors process, and maintains optimal equipment functionality. Demonstrates and promotes a commitment to quality.


    - Prepares process line start-up and shut-down functions (e.g., setting-up equipment, testing, loading, cleaning); ability to interface with equipment through HMI control panels.
    - Organizes and maintains cleanliness in the work area to ensure safety.
    - May perform daily related PM checks to inspection machines and line side tools. Performs daily quality checks. Performs routine quality maintenance (e.g. wiping lens, changing suction cups, etc.) on multiple process lines to maximize line up-time.
    - Monitors process line equipment operation on multiple process lines to ensure that all readings remain within specifications to maintain smooth process flow.
    - May perform calibration checks on process line equipment to confirm tolerances are within specifications to ensure the quality of parts and/or materials produced by line.
    - Performs visual and/or dimensional quality inspections of units/materials in processes.
    - Responds to machine stops by identifying where and analyzing why the error occurred, to gain a better understanding to minimize future risks; resets machines to resume production; relays findings to PM to expedite equipment repairs.
    - Repairs production units identified by inspection machine as defective to eliminate the need to defect out parts. Run test cartridges on production line to assist QA/ Machine staff and/or Engineering.
    - Completes all required check sheets, forms, reports and lists regarding defects, dimensional specifications, quantity and set-up, recording data and entering into the database accordingly.
    - Monitors process line up/downtime, yield statistics, and line trouble and completes reports documenting this information. Loads and unloads parts and materials from process line equipment to maintain efficient production and prevent stops. Changes rolls of material.
    - Knows and complies with ISO requirements for designated work area.
    - Complies with ESD requirements regarding shoes, aprons and grounding straps to ensure personal and product safety.
    - May relieve other Cartridge Manufacturing Technicians and/or Inspectors to ensure that all process lines and inspection functions are covered in the case of absences to maximize up-time.
    - May be assigned additional duties and/or special projects.


    - Position requires high school diploma or GED and some process operations or related manufacturing experience preferred.
    - Must be able to read and follow work standards and complete check sheets, forms and logs.
    - May require forklift certification or ability to obtain certification
    - May be required to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.


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