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Quality Technician

Huntley, Illinois
29 Aug 2022

Life Spine is focused on providing innovative solutions to address spinal pathology from the occiput to the sacrum. Our comprehensive product portfolio that centers around fusion and minimally invasive surgeries is driven by patient and surgeon needs. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients by increasing procedural efficiency and efficacy through innovative design, uncompromising quality standards and the most technologically advanced manufacturing platforms. We are looking for responsive, customer centric innovators to provide solutions for spinal pathology.

The Quality Technician will adhere to quality control systems designed to ensure continuous production of advanced composite materials and applications (consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals). Duties performed will be in product acceptance type function.

Duties and Responsibilities also include:

  • Perform incoming inspection and test of components, packaging materials and final product in compliance with company procedures and ISO / FDA / GMP standards;
  • Conduct analysis, inspection, and trending in accordance with inspection plans, work instructions and other quality standards to assure the quality of assigned product or component;
  • Prepare Non-Conforming Materials Reports and follows up on issued Corrective Actions;
  • Ensure all documents and data obtained during quality assurance activities is consistent with company policies and procedures;
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, work instructions, inspection plans, travelers and other forms;
  • Inspect incoming parts according to blue-print & drawing specifications;
  • Identify problems and recommend product improvements related to inspection;
  • Knowledge of ISO:13485 preferred.

Physical Demands: Must be able to use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects. Be able to stand for extended periods of time. Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 30 pounds. Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus with or without the use of prescription glasses.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of two years of related experience in a manufacturing environment required; medical device industry preferred. ISO / FDA / GMP Standards understanding and implementation experience. Use of Quality Engineering methods in inspection, including working knowledge of calipers, optical comparators, bore gages, digital height gages, O.D./I. D. micrometers, indicators, Rockwell testing, gage pins/blocks, blue-print reading, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and microscopes.

Essential experience and skills:

  • Quality orientation and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience working with high performance teams.
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution skills.
  • General knowledge of manufacturing processes.
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  • Job Reference: 697126849-2
  • Date Posted: 29 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Life Spine
  • Location: Huntley, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application