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Assembly & Service Technician Coop

Assembly & Service Technician Coop | Fall 2024

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The Manufacturing team at StarFish Medical, Victoria BC is actively looking for the right student to join our team for the Fall term (September 2024 – December 2024). The Assembly & Service Technician Coop will work within a high energy manufacturing team to document, assemble, test, and service a range of medical devices. This position requires you to be well organized, self-motivated and able to meet demanding shipping schedules. It is critical to demonstrate attention to detail for the assembly of medical devices. This position reports directly to the Production and Planning Manager.


Hourly rate is $21.26 per hour.


  • Perform mechanical and electrical assembly in accordance to company procedures which will require the use of adhesives, soldering irons, and various tools within the facility.
  • Inspect incoming materials in accordance to item masters and company quality system.
  • Follow quality control procedures to perform in-line testing to ensure quality standards are continually met.
  • Document NCRs in accordance to company quality system.
  • Follow all company health and safety policies and requirements including usage, care and storage of personal protective equipment.
  • Provide support to other areas of the company including, but not limited to, Quality Assurance, Product Development and Supply Chain.


  • Experience with mechanical assembly, electronic assembly, and system troubleshooting an asset.
  • The ability to read and understand electronic and mechanical drawings, BOMs and technical work instructions.
  • Microsoft experience with SharePoint and MRP software an asset.
  •  Ability to lift, pull and move parts with estimate weight of 15lbs.
  •  Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  •  Ability to provide support to other departments/teams as required.
  •  Basic computer skills (Microsoft) and experience with SharePoint and ERP software an asset.

StarFish Medical is Canada’s leading Medical Device Design service provider with a full complement of design, development, and manufacturing services in Victoria and Toronto. We successfully partner with innovative companies (both large and small) to create breakthrough products for a number of medical specialty areas. Our work environment received Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures for 2021, 2022 and 2023 award recognizing best-in-class cultures that have helped enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At StarFish Medical, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

How to Apply:

Please apply through the StarFish Medical Portal. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm PST on Friday, August 9th, 2024. Applications will be reviewed on first-received basis and the job posting will close as soon as the right candidate is found.

If you experience any difficulties when applying, please reach out to [email protected] with the “Assembly & Service Technician Coop | Fall 2024| Portal Issues” subject line.

We thank all candidates who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted following initial application acknowledgment. No phone calls, please.


We also seek innovative and dedicated professionals from a wide range of backgrounds to complement our fulltime team on a contracting basis. To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining your interest, availability and rate to the email address listed above.

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