Quality Control Supervisor

Date: Mar 4, 2019

Location: Sandy Springs, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 41891
Title: Quality Control Supervisor - SC
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02)
Location: Sandy Springs, SC


This position will be located at the Arthrex manufacturing facility in Sandy Springs, SC.

The successful candidate for this position must be able to attend initial training in the Naples, FL area for up to several weeks if needed by Arthrex.



Main Objective:

To oversee, manage and provide direction to the QC Inspection department that will effectively and profitably meet or exceed the expectations by providing superior quality products and service.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and direct the efforts of the Quality Control Inspectors for a specific work shift.
  • Schedule work assignments and assign tasks.  Observe work as it is performed to ensure it is done properly and safely.
  • Ensure that QC Inspectors are properly trained in all inspection equipment, techniques, and Work Instructions.
  • Ensure adequate Train-The-Trainer resources to comply with competency training requirements.
  • Maintain efficient work flow, work assignments and throughput standards.
  • Implement and monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for the team’s performance (Safety, Productivity, and Quality of Work) and initiate actions as needed to maintain performance.
  • Confer with supervisors from other departments to coordinate operations and activities and meets with managers or subordinates to resolve issues.
  • Identify inspection equipment and gages needed to adequately perform inspections required by Inspection Plans (IP Sheets, RI cards), and report those needs to Quality Control Management.
  • Identify Quality Control Inspector staffing needs to support the business needs and communicate to Quality Control Management
  • Support compliance with the Arthrex Employee Resource Guide (ERG) and human resources standards for employee behaviors.
  • Support Internal and External Audits as the Quality Control Subject Matter Expert as needed. 
  • Evaluate employees through performance reviews.


Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma required.  Associate’s Degree or higher in a related field preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in Quality Control or Quality Assurance positions required.
  • Two years or more of supervision preferred.
  • Medical device manufacturing experience preferred.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Knowledge of testing equipment and applicable national standards relating to testing (i.e. ASTM standards, etc).  Familiarity in operating all test and inspection equipment used in Quality Control. Familiarity with applicable federal, military, FDA, ISO and EN specifications.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Proficiency in the use of PC and programs, particularly Excel, Word (or equivalents if changed by the Company), SAP or equivalent Enterprise Resource Planning software.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 


Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 lbs.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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