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Production Associate I - DCC/Wiring - United States  

Sonova (company)

Posted on : 23 May 2017

Project 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.
Phonak LLC / USA / Aurora (IL)
Production Associate I - DCC/Wiring
The Opportunity

Phonak LLC is seeking a Materials Associate I who will perform materials / logistics related functions in order to support the manufacturing and distribution of Hearing Aids, FM Systems and Accessories.

This position will be based out of Aurora, Illinois.


• May perform any or all of the following functions
o Order fulfillment (Packing, Picking)
o Value Added Assembly (RIC, Battery Label, BTE Recasing)
o Invoicing
o Driver
• Visual inspects product, identifies defects/rejects and escalates as required
• 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


• 1-3 years of experience in inventory management, logistics and/or receiving
• HS diploma, GED or equivalent

General Skills and Attributes:
• Strong Knowledge of inventory management concepts
• 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
• Ability to use both hands to perform tasks such as moving material, product, and equipment
• Demonstrated understanding 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
• Valid Il Drivers License
• 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
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