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QC Inspector III - ACT in Santa Barbara, CA ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 1/28/2018

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QC Inspector III - ACT
Arthrex California Inc
ACT Santa Barbara, CA

Main Objective:

Performs a variety of quality control test and inspection functions on materials, components and finished goods at various stages of the production process and compiles and evaluates statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Performs and documents dimensional inspections on inventory parts using engineering prints, Inspection procedures or work instructions.
  2. Selects products for tests at specified stages in production process, and tests products for variety of qualities, such as dimensions, performance, and mechanical, electrical, or chemical characteristics.
  3. Records data, applying statistical quality control procedures.
  4. May perform, as needed, nondestructive tests on materials, parts, or products to measure performance, life, or material characteristics.
  5. May specialize in a particular area of quality control such as incoming material, process control, and final inspection.
  6. Detects nonconformances during production operations effectively.
  7. May prepare graphs or charts of data or enter data into computer for analysis.
  8. May perform quality control equipment calibrations and records the data as required.
  9. Generates nonconformance reports as required and follows Inspection procedures.  Distributes the Documentation to the Responsible Parties for Disposition Approval.
  10. Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum overall quality within limits of equipment capability.
  11. Evaluates data to indicate deviations from existing standards.
  12. Interprets engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.
  13. Assist the QC Lead in the assignment of work load within the department.
  14. Primarily works unsupervised.

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


Has the ability to follow all safety training requirements for his/her position.  Notifies management and/or the Safety Officer of any unsafe work conditions that might arise immediately.

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent

3 years in QC or related industry experience required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Ability to interpret and understand engineering prints and the ability to use measuring tools and devices.  Must have mechanical aptitude and be detail oriented.

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Measuring and test equipment, PC and spreadsheets.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions as to the best course of action.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.  Deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the 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 or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

Vision Requirements:

Visual acuity is necessary to do the job safely and effectively.  Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision work with the aid of a microscope and light source.

Work Environment:

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 area that this job is primarily performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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