Engineer I - QA ACT

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 55434 
Title: Engineer I - QA ACT 
Division: Arthrex California Inc (US03) 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA









Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for an Engineer I – QA to aid the Quality Supervisor to oversee, manage and provide direction to the QA departments that will effectively and profitably meet or exceed the internal and /or external client’s expectations by providing superior quality products and service. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Responsible for working with Design and Manufacturing Engineering to prevent quality discrepancies and help determine the root cause and drive corrective action with the guidance of Quality Engineers.  This would include review of DHR, inspection, functional testing, and writing an evaluation report. 
  • Initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation, utilizing knowledge in engineering fields such as chemical, electrical, or mechanical.   
  • Devises sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data. 
  • Leads NCMR and MRB activities for assigned products, timely resolution of nonconformities, issuing and/or monitoring corrective actions associated with noncomformance and deviations.
  • Executes developed methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and devises methods to assess cost and responsibility. 
  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.  
  • May help in areas of Quality Control, Manufacturing Engineering, Metrology Process Control, Product evaluation such as customer complaints, Research and Development, and Receiving Inspection. 


Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology required.  
  • Experience in a Quality Control or Quality Assurance position in a Medical Device Company preferred. 


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

Knowledge of testing equipment, statistical methods, control plans. 


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills: 

Proficiency in the use of PC and programs, particularly Excel, Word (or equivalents if changed by the Company), QAD or similar inventory software. 


Reasoning Ability: 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardizations exist. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 


Mathematical Skills 

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

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: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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