Want to build amazing products? Looking for year-round work, steady hours, a clean indoor workplace, great coworkers, and a professional environment? For over 50 years, The Brewer Company has been one of the premier suppliers of seating, exam tables, hampers, instrument trays IV poles and other products for the medical / dental markets – and we’re still growing!
We are seeking a full-time, first shift Quality Control Inspector to work with many operational stakeholders to identify, trend and resolve quality issues pertaining to Brewer products.This role is responsible for calibration and shelf life programs. The role performs and reports on internal and external quality system audits. You will test, calibrate, maintain, and repair electrical, mechanical, analytical, and electronic devices for conformance to established standards, both variable and attribute.
This position also supports ongoing improvements in customer feedback, inventory accuracy, inspection responsiveness, and returns processing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Demonstrates The Brewer Company’s core values of Learning, Innovation, Integrity and Collaboration
- Inspect incoming product to verify quality requirements are met
- Designs, installs, and evaluates quality assurance process sampling systems, procedures, and statistical techniques.
- Designs or specifies inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment.
- Receive, log and process RMAs. Begin the investigation of customer complaints regarding quality and product shipped.
- Manage Material Review Board (MRB) team meetings to ensure nonconformances are driven to completion, including investigation and material handling.
- Control nonconforming material area, maintain inventory accuracy and disposition product on a timely basis
- Audit suppliers as well as workcells to quality system requirements, including ISO-13485 and 21 CFR 820, among others
- Provide support on customer problem resolution to customer service
- Manage calibration program, including supplier selection/monitoring and result evaluation/action
- Serve as a resource for production floor personnel by investigating and resolving nonconforming product and potential product quality issues, including active participation on corrective and preventive action teams
- Update quality metrics as assigned
- Formulates or helps formulate specifications, quality assurance policies, and procedures. May conduct training on quality assurance concepts and tools.
- Perform special projects as directed
- Associate's Degree preferred
- Minimum 3-5 years quality experience
- Specialized advanced courses in the quality field
- Professional quality certification preferred
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word and Outlook;
- Experience with Minitab and ERP systems preferred
- Must be able to handle heavy loads with manual pallet truck, walk behind powered pallet truck, and powered lift truck
- Occasional heavy lifting required up to 75 lbs.
- Mechanical aptitude
- Ability to use metrology equipment such as a caliper, micrometer and height gauge
- Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills with both management and production operators, and attention to detail
- Problem solving skills
- Knowledge of technical mathematics and statistical methods
- Ability to read and understand product drawings, inspection plans
- Basic understanding of machining and fabrication processes
- ASQ certified Quality Inspector a plus
- Communication and Collaboration
- Decisiveness (willingness to exercise ongoing prudent judgment with due care and precision, under minimal supervision)
- Organizational Citizenship
- Analytical Thinking
- Compliance (attention to detail and accuracy, ethics)
- Process Management
- Time Management (high degree of self-motivation and organization)
- Quality and Safety Focus
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.