Quality Engineering Technician

US, US, OH - West Carrollton

Minimum Level of Education Required: High School/Equivalent

Percentage of Travel: Up to 10%

Location: OH - West Carrollton

Ref#: 100777

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Job Description
This role is responsible for the implementation and improvement of overall quality systems. The Quality Engineering Technician will support GMP, design transfer activities, manufacturing operations, validate processes, problem solve and perform corrective actions through the use of analytical data and quality sciences. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Disposition, perform containment, and evaluate the risk of nonconforming material
  • Work with manufacturing engineers and Quality Engineers to draft manufacturing control plans and inspection plans
  • Support Quality and Manufacturing Engineering to Execute Test Method Validation tasks and Gage R&R’s
  • Collect data and develop capability studies for review
  • Coordination with the Quality Control department to resolve general concerns
  • Support Inspections and Audits
  • Draft Manufacturing Change Orders for QE review
  • Initiate PR’s and procure gages and quality tools
  • Perform First Article Inspections
  • Program advanced metrology equipment
  • Assist with gage calibration
  • Assist with final inspection as required
  • Assists with collecting supplier data and initiation of the SCAR process
  • Collects KPI data and presents it for review
Basic Qualifications
  • Five or more years of experience in a regulated Medical Device Manufacturing environment (QSR, ISO 13485, IEC 60601-1, IEC 62304 and the MDD) or a Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline (e.g. BSIE, BSME, BSEE, or BSBME) with 0-1 years of work experience.
  • Strong computer skills required, comfortable with Excel, Power Point, Word, etc
Preferred Qualifications
  • A strong background of performing inspection and test methods
  • A fundamental understanding of Blueprint reading and GD&T ASME Y14.5 principles such as Rule 1, Virtual condition, Degrees of Freedom, MMC and LMC, True Position and Profile tolerances, and datum shift
  • Fundamental understanding of machining, polishing, blasting, anodize, cleaning, and assembly processes
  • Fundamental understanding of Measurement System principles, such as Bias, Linearity, Stability, NIST, Test Accuracy ratio, Attribute Agreement Analyses, Repeatability and Reproducibility
  • A strong understanding of 21 CFR 820.60, 21 CFR 820.65, 21 CFR 820.65, 21 CFR 820.72, 21 21CFR 820.80, 21 CFR 820.86, 21 CFR 820.90
  • ASQ CQE, CQT or CQA certification
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes. The Company's portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With more than $1 billion in revenues, NuVasive has approximately 2,600 employees and operates in more than 50 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.
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