Job Title : Micro-Surgical Instrument Maker

Reports To : Operations Manager

Position Type : Full Time - Non-exempt

Location : St. Louis, MO


Katena Products is in search of an enthusiastic and detail-oriented persons to manufacture high quality micro-surgical instruments from blank stage to finished product. We are open to various levels of experience and offer competitive benefits and compensation aligned to applications’ experience.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Procure parts, drawings, master models, and work orders from que
  • Follow instructions on drawing and perform operations to shape instruments utilizing filing, belting, grinding, and bending procedures
  • Heat treat, sand blast, and polish instruments as needed
  • Final finish and set instruments to specified dimensions and tolerances
  • Follow company safety and regulatory policies
  • Train other employees as required
Expertise: Knowledge & Skills
  • Dedicated and responsible
  • Superior manual hand-eye dexterity and ability to repeat shapes
  • Mechanical aptitude with practical information retention
  • Proficiency in the use of measurement instruments including, but not limited to, micrometers and calipers
  • Experience in the use of microscopes and or similar devices, to aid close-up work
  • Experience in brazing, welding, bending, and drilling of small parts
Required Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in the manufacture of high-quality surgical instruments