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Technician - Maintenance & Calibration

Apply now Job no: 615258
Work type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Engineering, Manufacturing & Logistics, Oceania, Individual Contributor

Cochlear is the global market leader in implant hearing solutions and is a top 100 company on the ASX. Cochlear's mission is to help people hear and be heard. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. A Cochlear Implant is an electronic device that is surgically implanted under the skin near the ear that restores hearing to those who suffer from severe hearing loss. It’s an incredible piece of engineering and the only product in the world that restores a sense through technology.

The Role

In order to help Cochlear bring new products to market that help people with hearing loss, we are recruiting for a Maintenance & Calibration Technician to support our Sydney manufacturing operations.

To be successful in this role you'll be able to perform maintenance and calibration activities on manufacturing equipment in line with business quality systems and regulatory requirements. You'll work collaboratively within the Maintenance and Calibration team and with cross-functional teams from across the business to ensure business requirements are met in an effective and timely manner. 

In this role you'll have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to Cochlear's successful history of innovation by applying your knowledge of maintenance and calibration.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure maximum availability and safety of manufacturing equipment and services
  • Undertake scheduled maintenance and calibration of manufacturing equipment and services in accordance with Cochlear’s Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Take ownership in resolving unscheduled (breakdown) tasks relating to plant and equipment and address product yield related issues resulting from plant and equipment failures
  • Collaborate and support other business needs by completing Cochlear Service Portal requests assigned to the Maintenance and Calibration (M&C) Department
  • Delivery of day-to-day tasks within established procedures and processes under limited supervision.
  • Provide technical information and advice to internal customers including Production and Engineering teams

Key Requirements

To add value to Cochlear in this role you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience in your application and at interview:

  • Current Australian Electrical License
  • Experience with maintenance and calibration of manufacturing equipment or test systems highly desirable
  • Strong planning and scheduling skills ensuring planned work orders are completed within regulatory timeframes.   
  • Display a systematic approach to resolving unscheduled events.   
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise technical information for documentation purposes.
  • Proficient computer skills – Windows, Office suite, CMMS
  • Ability to work a rotating AM (6am-2.15pm) and PM (2pm-10pm) shifts

This is your chance to be part of a premier organization with a great culture, working in a dynamic, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit our customers every day. Be part of something purposeful and APPLY now by clicking on the link below and see your career grow!

Cochlear Summary

Cochlear’s mission is to help more people to hear. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping people to hear.


At Cochlear we value and welcome the unique contributions, perspectives, experiences and backgrounds of our employees and aim to build a culture that celebrates and leverages these differences, creating a sense of belonging and enabling our people to realise their full potential. We offer flexible working arrangements, and we understand flexibility is not the same for everyone. We're open to a conversation about what flexibility means for you. 


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Anticipated Application Closing: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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