Receiving Inspection Supervisor

$60,000 - $75,000 yearly
  • MedTronic
  • Northridge, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Mar 25, 2019
Full time Admin-Clerical Customer Service Distribution-Shipping Facilities General Business Manufacturing Purchasing-Procurement QA-Quality Control

Job Description

JOB ID: 1900039K

A Day in the Life

Incumbent is responsible for supervising all RI personnel for the incoming quality control function to ensure compliance to company’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).  Coordinates all operations relating to Incoming inspection.  Monitors supplier performance and conduct investigations as required to recommend and/or implement corrective actions. Communicates to suppliers regarding quality improvements as appropriate.  Reviews specifications and procedures and recommends required changes.  Assists Quality Control Manager in developing statistical sampling plans and procedures for inspecting and testing incoming product.  Ensures all activities are performed within the Quality System.

 

 

Uses predetermined methods, operations, setups and prescribed specifications to inspect visually incoming components and completed products such as electronic units and subsystems, precision electromechanical assemblies or mechanical units, subassemblies and components.

      

  • Ensures that incoming products are properly inspected to determine conformance to specifications. Helps develop inspection and testing procedures.  Establishes clearly defined accept/reject criteria.  Introduces new equipment and associated written procedures to improve inspection and testing capabilities as required. 

  • Analyzes component/product rejections to determine appropriate disposition.  Chairs Material Review Board meetings regarding all materials, components or product associated with Nonconforming Material Reports.  Issues Non-Conforming Material Review Corrective Actions as required and manages timeliness and efficacy of associated Corrective Action system.

  • Provides incoming quality control input to project teams.

  • Ensures that unqualified or non-conforming incoming materials are properly segregated and controlled.  Maintains secured quarantine areas for incoming purchased components and sterilization processed products.

  • Prepares reports to inform management of key quality improvement activities and accomplishments.  Prepares monthly status reports for incoming quality control including supplier and product performance.

  • Selects, trains, develops and instructs employees to accomplish quality function objectives.  Schedules work in keeping with production requirements.  Provides training for IQC staff and appropriate personnel with regard to SOPs, product quality requirements and quality skills.

  • Conducts IQC departmental indices meetings on a routine basis.

  • Inputs operating budget proposals and conducts group operations within the limits of approved budgets.

  • As assigned by Quality Director, responds to product complaints by investigating potential causes and recommending corrective actions.

  • Generates Employee Performance Reviews as required.

  • Familiar with various measuring devices and testing equipment.

  • Accepts, rejects, or reworks defective or malfunctioning units or systems.

  • Familiar with blueprints, diagrams, dial indicators, preset micrometers, scales, fixtures, customer specifications, drawing or inspection instructions and checklists.

  • Other non-routine duties as assigned by Quality Control Manager.

  • Uses various measuring devices and testing equipment.

  • Accepts, rejects, or reworks defective or malfunctioning units or systems.

  • Works from blueprints, diagrams, dial indicators, preset micrometers, scales, fixtures, customer specifications, drawing or inspection instructions and checklists.

  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

  • Performs line clearances after each lot to ensure all materials from the previous lot have been removed.

 

Must Have: Minimum Requirements  

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

 

·         Bachelors degree with 1+ years of relevant experience (quality, manufacturing, receiving/inspection, operations)

Nice to Have   

·         2+ years experience using statistical methods for decision making and to design/control products and processes

·         Experience in FDA/GMP regulated industry including involvement with outside suppliers (medical device industry preferred)

·         Working knowledge of FDA QSR and ISO 13485

·         Demonstrated team leadership capabilities

·         Working knowledge of inspection and testing of components, materials assembled and finished product using visual, mechanical, optical and physical techniques

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present technical information

·         Strong analytical and problem solving skills

 

 

Matthew Stearns

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree & 1 year of relevant experience (quality, manufacturing, receiving/inspection, operations)