Repair Inventory Control Specialist II

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 54979 
Title: Repair Inventory Control Specialist II - ACT 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA 










Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Repair Inventory Control Specialist II ensures that throughput, workflow, and department goals are accomplished by maintaining inventory and fulfilling work orders in a timely manner.  Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Receives returned products into ERP system, determine appropriate action and handling. Follows-up on necessary action with the Arthrex Inc. Product surveillance.
  • Maintains inventory accuracy by following manufacturing best practices and material movement best practices when transacting in ERP system.
  • Prepares, issues, and kits materials based upon the Repair Work Order Pick List requirements according to work instructions and departmental guidelines. Ensures continuous workflow and adherence to the repair schedule.
  • Assigns material retrieval/return instructions assisting with Purchase Order preparation.
  • Generates product packaging and component labels according to router and BOM.
  • Performs physical inventories and cycle counts as required in support of the ERP system.
  • Determine that the issued material matches the bill of material required to manufacture the product.
  • Ensures all work order documents are complete and accurate.
  • Ensure workstation is organized and compliant with area clearance procedures.
  • Logs received material in the Arthrex complaints database
  • Provide written repair quotes to customers and obtain repair approvals.
  • Monitor vendor repairs, evaluations, and vendor quotes for appropriate actions and timely responses.
  • Liaises with other internal departments such as: Product Surveillance, Quality, Finance, Logistics
  • Provides support for ongoing Global Service and Repair projects.
  • Support department with internal/external audits, NCR’s and or CAPA’s.
  • Observes all blood borne pathogen and related safety procedures.




  • Intermediate SAP knowledge required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of product lines applicable to GSR customer fulfillment.
  • Knowledge of FDA and ISO regulations preferred.
  • Microsoft Office knowledge required (Office, Word, Outlook).




Reasoning Ability:


  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.  Refers to policies and practices for guidance.





  • Analyzes and resolves non-routine service issues using independent judgment.
  • Work is performed under general direction. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy. 




  • Microsoft Office skills required (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • SAP, Quest, Sales Force event management ability required.
  • Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.




  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 3 Years’ experience in the medical device industry preferred.
  • 3 Years’ Inventory Control field experience required.
  • Experience working in an FDA regulated environment preferred.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, multilayered work environment required.



Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:


Proficiency in the use of personal computers and computer programs, SAP, Quest, Sales Force event management, Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint.



About Arthrex


Arthrex Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Naples, Florida, is a global leader in orthopedic surgical device design, research, manufacturing and medical education committed to one mission: Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™. Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and sports medicine and innovates more than 1,000 new products and procedures every year to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.


Our core value is Making People Better. As a leading health care technology innovator, we are committed to making people’s lives better. The contributions we make to science and medicine have the potential to get a star athlete back in the game or improve the quality of someone’s life. It’s truly meaningful work.


Making People Better also signifies our corporate social responsibility and commitment to employees and communities. We make employees’ lives better through job security, educational and professional growth opportunities, unique benefits and amenities, and modern facilities that promote a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of collaboration, mutual respect and camaraderie. We also make important economic and philanthropic contributions to the communities we serve.


As a certified Great Place to Work® and one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production, Arthrex is proud of its award-winning, family business culture. With more than 6,000 employees around the world, we are growing and looking for candidates who champion our Arthrex Proud values of Innovation, Integrity, Dedication, Teamwork and Competitive Spirit.


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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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