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QC Inspector - Med Device Mfg

Company: Orchid Orthopedics
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

The Quality Control Inspector II performs receiving, in process, final, and/or lab certification testing on components/materials received and finished products manufactured with minimal supervision and a high level of attention to detail. They document and ensure medical part compliance to specifications and apply an intermediate knowledge of GD&T principles and applications. A Quality Control Inspector II performs the basic programming of advanced inspection systems.

This is a contingent worker temporary position. If you are selected for this position, you will be employed through an agency, not directly though Orchid. However, you may be eligible for conversion to an employee position after only a few months in this role.

SNA - Shift 2 (10%) (United States of America - California)


  • The Quality Control Inspector reports to the Supervisor, Quality Control for the site.
  • Ensure compliance to Orchid requirements in inspection and record keeping. Collect inspection data and report results.
  • Maintain accurate documentation at all times during the manufacturing and inspection process per Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Perform complete Device History Record review including inspection documentation
  • Ensure all raw materials received meet specifications.
  • Perform testing and inspection at various stages of production, including visual and dimensional inspection
  • Ensure customer specifications and other applicable internal & external requirements are followed.
  • Use handheld inspection tools for measurement purposes, such as micrometers, calipers, height gages, optical comparator, gage blocks, and dial indicators
  • Conduct physical inspection of product with gauging such as: Thread gages, plug gages, pin gages, functional gages.
  • Perform visual and/or cosmetic inspection of product following applicable procedure(s) using appropriate light sources. Monitor equipment to ensure proper operation and escalate any equipment-related issues
  • Communicate potential nonconforming situations to Quality Engineering and Quality Management.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic manufacturing concepts and processes.
  • Quarantine non-conforming or potential non-conforming parts or materials.
  • Work modified schedules to support production requirements as necessary .
  • Complete First Article Inspections as well as receiving, in-process, and final and packaging inspections against customer requirements with minimal supervision
  • Operate and perform basic programming duties of advanced inspection systems.
  • Train inspection personnel
  • Inspect customer-returned parts
  • Under guidance, perform first piece inspections to support production and perform internal manufactured first articles.
  • Advocate for the health and safety of self, co-workers, customers, and the community.
  • Support quality and compliance by adhering to all procedures, work instructions, and forms per the Quality Management Systems (QMS).
  • Complete all required training.


    3+ Years of Experience (Required), Experience in a Scientific Field (Preferred), Experience in Quality Inspection and Lean Manufacturing (Preferred)

    Associates of Science (A.S), , , High School Or Equivalent Required

    Any - American Society for Quality, Any - Technical Trade School

    Accuracy and Attention to Detail (Working Experience), Blueprint Reading (Extensive Experience), Collaboration (Working Experience), Computer Knowledge (Working Experience), Data Entry (Working Experience), GD&T (Extensive Experience), Handwriting (Working Experience), Information Processing (Working Experience), Layout Inspection (Extensive Experience), Mathematical Ability (Extensive Experience), Problem Solving (Working Experience), Production and Processing (Working Experience), Programming (Working Experience), Quality Inspection Metrology Tools (Extensive Experience), Testing (Working Experience), Time management (Working Experience), Visual Quality Assurance (Extensive Experience)

    • Opportunity to work in a growing company
    • Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
    • Comprehensive benefit package
    • Ability to work in an organization that values:
      • Integrity First: We do the right thing
      • Teamwork: We are one Orchid
      • Results: Our results matter


        Constantly visually inspect parts

        Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 20 pounds

        Frequently quickly grasp objects

        Works overtime and weekends as required

        EOE, including disability/vets

Keywords: Orchid Orthopedics, Santa Ana , QC Inspector - Med Device Mfg, Other , Santa Ana, California

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