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Shell Lab Production Associate I - Westone

Post Date:Dec 29, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/29/2017Salary:
Location:US-IL-Aurora Job Reference:ecad26983f67a6871964d345b433d11b

Job Description:
Sonova Holding AG, headquartered in Staefa, Switzerland, is the leading manufacturer of innovative hearing care solutions worldwide. The group operates through its core business brands - Phonak, Unitron, Advanced Bionics and Connect Hearing - and offers its customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry – from hearing aids to cochlear implants to wireless communication solutions.

Founded in 1947, the company is currently present in over 90 countries across the globe and has a workforce of over 9,000 dedicated employees. It is a public company, traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Phonak LLC, headquartered in Warrenville, IL, was founded in 1989 and is the largest group company within Sonova. It manufactures and distributes digital hearing instruments and wireless accessories to hearing health professionals throughout the United States. The Opportunity

The Shell Lab Production Associate will perform manufacturing functions associated with building ITE shells, Slim-tips, C-Shells and Ear Molds.

This position will be based out of Aurora, Illinois.


May perform any or all of the following functions
•Shell Lab Post Processing
•Build Set-up Process
•Shell Lab Serializing
•Scan Impressions
•Visual inspects product, identifies defects/rejects and escalates as required
•Performs general routine machine maintenance and daily workstation clean-up
•Active participation in quality improvement processes
•Initiates process improvements and motivates peers to achieve team goals
•Meets established individual and team goals
•Maintains workstation in a clean, safe and orderly manner
•Flex to various positions as business needs require


•HS diploma, GED or equivalent
•1 - 3 Years of manufacturing experience

General Skills and Attributes:
•Must be able to speak, read and write in English
•Willingness to work in a team environment
•Open to flex/change job assignments
•Good communication and interpersonal skills
•Excellent manual dexterity, use small hand tools and light bench equipment
•Able to read small font, follow and understand work instructions
•Demonstrated understanding of ESD and handling of material in accordance with established safety procedures
•Able to use a computer, train others and use problem solving techniques
•Ability to count, verify and audit inventory locations
•Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:
•Stand for 8 hours a day
•Walk for 8 hours a day
•Lift weight of up to 50 lbs.
•Repetitive motions up motions using both hands
•Possible extended amount of sitting. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Phonak LLC
4520 Weaver Parkway
IL 60555-3927 Warrenville

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