Quality Inspector III

Quality Inspector III

Auburn, AL

Job Summary

The Quality Inspector III is responsible for directing and coordinating activities related to nonconforming material, retains, and incoming inspection. The Quality Inspector III will conduct material review board (MRB) meetings along with identifying, 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 Quality Inspector III will also inspect materials, parts, and products at various stages of production against specification, then record observations and make recommendations for improving processes. The Quality Inspector III 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 Quality Inspector III will perform and document all disposition of Nonconforming Product and Batch Release Inspections for the operations that can include SPC and COA documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overall coordination, tracking/status of all in-house MRB material
  • Interface with various departments to provide status of open MRB items and seek to closure on those items Process dispositioned material
  • Properly initiates material transfers and records transactions in SAP as needed to preserve traceability and inventory accuracy
  • Creates, updates, executes, and analyzes MRB reports
  • Ensure that all documents and material received in the warehouse meets requirements per Incoming Inspection Record (IIR)
  • Ability to learn, teach and enforce SiO2 Materials Science paperwork, policies, SOP, ISO 13485, ISO 15378, ISO 9001, safety, SPC, and the operation of testing machines
  • Ability to rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Ability to work under limited 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

  • Adept verbal and written communication
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • 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 equivalent and 2-4 years manufacturing experience