Quality Inspector I

Quality Inspector I

Auburn, AL

Job Summary

The Quality Inspector I is responsible for performing quality assurance inspections that includes all visual, and any functional testing required as a part of the component release documentation related to the manufacturing process of products.  The QA Inspector I will inspect materials, parts, and products at various stages of production against specification, then record observations and may make recommendations for improving processes.   The QA Inspector I also inspects the production processes and documentation as it relates to the SiO2 Materials Science manufacturing operations to be in compliance with SiO2 Materials Science policies, SOP, cGMP, ISO13485, ISO 15378, and ISO 9001 standards, as well as the SiO2 Materials Science Quality Manual.  The QA Inspector I will also perform and document all Batch Release Inspections for the operations that can include SPC and CoA documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to learn, teach and enforce SiO2 Medical Products paperwork, policies, SOP, ISO 13485, ISO 15378, ISO 9001, safety, SPC, and the operation of testing machines
  • Comfortable with working under immediate supervision
  • Ability to maintain quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products
  • Ability to be able to properly collect and record data as well as discuss quality results
  • Must be able to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks both on the production floor, in the lab, warehouse and on a computer
  • Ability to provide support to research and development, manufacturing, and engineering
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma manufacturing practices
  • Knowledge of computers, specifications, inspection, measuring and test equipment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to work as a team member
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of/prior experience with inspection, measuring, and test equipment
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills
  • Strong reasoning and judgment skills
  • Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
  • Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Zero to two manufacturing experience