The IQA is responsible for the maintenance of incoming receipt programs, the performance of the incoming processing effort, and provide backup to the Shipping and Receiving technician.
The QMMST will maintain a working knowledge of the precision and accuracy of all measuring tools and select the appropriate tool for the job and/or provide the appropriate tool to a FHC vendor if the task is to be performed at their facility and confirmed upon receipt at FHC. The QMMST also coordinates inter-departmental activities in relation to incoming processing issues while also working with the Materials Management Department to coordinate process improvement activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
Review documentation of incoming quality control records from FHC’s vendors..
Receive and inspect raw materials and machined parts.
Utilize the ERP system to maintain inspection records.
Analyze and compare vendor’s quality control results with FHC’s incoming quality control results in support of reduced sampling plans for incoming raw materials.
Ability to read and understand engineering prints and tolerances
Analyze incoming quality review records and the incoming process as a whole for trends, and bring creative problem-solving ideas and process improvements to the attention of manager.
In conjunction with the Shipping & Receiving Coordinator, responsible for the conversion of the sterile load upon receipt from FHC’s Sterilization vendor into Finished Good product. This responsibility includes the creation of Quality inspection and certificate of conformance documentation provided to our distributor with their shipments.
· Review appropriate metrics for the Incoming quality review process as well as the Materials Management processes when identified during auditing activities from the Quality System Officer (QSO).
· Assist in the investigation of supplier escapes.
· Under the direction of the Materials Manager, receive returned materials for repair through the ERP system and deliver the product to Production in a timely manner with assistance from the Shipping & Receiving Coordinator.
· Support and monitor incoming processes and fixturing towards the implementation of go/no-go gauges in the incoming area.
· Deliver clear and concise communication, both written and verbal, to vendors, management, other team members and end users.
· Control of non-conforming material under the direction of the Quality.
Maintain a positive attitude and a passion for excellence in customer service and for promoting the well-being of the company, its products and its employees.
Enthusiastically participate in company-approved community events for the sake of charitable giving in the amount of 4 hours each quarter year.
None at this time.
· Self motivated, very organized, and welcomes new and challenging experiences
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to work with minimal supervision
· Ability to work collaboratively with others of varied backgrounds and skill sets
· Good mechanical aptitude
· Proficiency within Microsoft Office and utilizing an ERP system
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
1-3 years experience in quality assurance/control OR experience as a machinist
Familiarity with chemical safety and regulation
Familiarity with ISO/FDA standards is a plus.
English as primary language; foreign language skills an asset but not required
The use of measurement tools; calipers, micrometers etc.
· Ability to assimilate, reduce and analyze data from incoming quality review of raw materials.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the professional, smoke-free work environment is usually moderate.