Edwards Lifesciences Lead Sewer in Singapore

Job Functions:

Role Purpose

Applies skill and dexterity in the performance of all aspects of device production, in keeping with regulatory and company guidelines; and provides training, guidance, and oversight to co-workers in team's effort to meet production targets.

Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

% of Time

Use tools – needles, scissors, forceps, specialized tooling, microscope, magnifying lamp, – to perform assigned steps, in rotation, in the sewing assembly of stent/valves, certified in and mastery of at least two models while working independently at the highest levels of quality and productivity 25%

Perform verifications of the work of colleagues 25%

Effectively provide coaching and training to lower level employees, monitor line performance including accountability for output and yield achievement, evaluate and demonstrate correct approach on work of other employees 25%

Develop techniques and may conduct training 10%

Partner with Quality to align on product defect determinations 10%


Required Education/Skills/Experience:

Education Level Field of Study Years of

Experience Details Required Preferred

Secondary Education 2 years previous sewing, GMP, clean room, medical device experience; Demonstrated ability to lead teams, coach others, and transfer knowledge X

Required Skills

Proficient computer skills, including MS Office Suite and/or manufacturing system (e.g., JDE, Maximo) required

Good hand eye coordination, required

Good English language skills, including reading, comprehending, speaking and writing, and effective communication skills

Ability to use small hand tools, hand eye coordination, and high manual dexterity

Advanced level of understanding of manufacturing procedures

Proficient in all operations for multiple models and other production areas (model/operation)

Adhere to all EHS rules, regulations and risk assessments and take adequate control measures in preventing

injuries to themselves and others as well as prevention of pollution to the environment

Strict attention to detail

Must be able to work in a team environment and with minimum supervision by following detailed manufacturing instructions

Department: HVT Final Assembly

2nd shift

About Edwards

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Title: Lead Sewer Location: Singapore-Singapore Job Number: 011129