Sr. QA Specialist

APAC, Japan, Japan

Minimum Level of Education Required: Associates Degree

Percentage of Travel: No travel required

Location: Japan

Ref#: 100218

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Job Description
Conducts routine and non-routine analysis, including but not limited to biochemical and chemical analysis, of raw materials, in-process items and finished product according to established operating procedures. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • CMM and Vision System programming
  • First Article Inspection
  • In Process Inspection
  • Final Inspection
  • Quality Control/QMS Fundamental execution
  • NCMR and Rework paperwork execution
  • Perform duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards including, but not limited to, ISO 13485.

  • Applies in-depth specialty knowledge within subject area to complete assignments of diverse scope; contributes to the development of new plans, models, standards and techniques.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
  • Leads projects of limited scope; provides training and constructive input to team members.
  • Solves problems in complicated situations through the application and integration of analytical skills, creativity and judgment.
  • Adapts communication to accommodate audience diversity and may communicate internally at higher levels.
  • Impacts business performance and operational efficiency through the delivery of results.
Basic Qualifications
  • High school diploma required
  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or ASQ CQT(Technician) / CCT (calibration)
  • Experience with any or all of the following: 
    • OGP Flash Vision System
    • CMM programming/Operation
    • Mitutoyo Contour Tracer
    • Pratt and Whitney Supermicrometer
    • Keyence Instant Measurement System
    • GD&T
    • Mechanical Print Interpretation
    • First Article Measurements
    • Gauge Calibration
    • Medical Device Inspection
    • Inventory control, Non-Conforming 


  • Material Report. (NCMR)
  • PC-DMIS Experience
  • RAM-Optical Vision System
  • Machine Shop Operations 
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 over $1 billion in revenues, NuVasive has an approximate 2,400 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals, and patients. For more information, please visit 
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