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Quality Technician II (3:30 pm - 2:00 am)

Req ID:  8003

Working Location: MINNESOTA, BROOKLYN PARK 

Workplace Flexibility: Onsite

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

 

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

 

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

 

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

This position is responsible for supporting the Quality department and promoting quality improvements through activities that may include but not necessarily limited to (1) Support Quality Engineers with coordinating and implementing projects. (2) Install and maintain shop floor workstations and equipment. (3) Recommend cost effective process procedures. (4) Execute test / validation protocols. (5) Collaborate with value stream and/or engineering staff to solve technical facilities and quality issues.

Job Duties

  • Performs incoming or first article inspection.
  • Creates supporting records and reports.
  • Understand lot sampling per ANSI/ASQ Z1.4-2008.
  • Perform final/sterile release of products. Perform in-process inspections. Perform label inspection. Perform DHR final review. Perform specified functional inspection tests.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to solve quality issues.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Assist co-workers with training of Quality standards and requirements.
  • Operate and Program advanced measurement equipment for consistent inspection analysis.
  • Facilitate training for Operators Supervisors and other employees on use of new inspection equipment and/or processes.
  • Communicate inspection information to Operations and Quality personnel.
  • Initiate NCR (nonconforming report) and/or coordinate MRB activities.
  • Assist Quality Engineers in with data-gathering activities to support validations and/or studies.
  • Support Quality Engineers with conducting process and equipment verification and validation.
  • Able to conduct Quality Engineering studies and experiments. Participate and assist with dFMEA and pFMEA meetings. Must have working knowledge of quality metrics and statistical metrics i.e. population mean process capability and standard deviation.
  • Must be able to complete basic charts using Microsoft tools.
  • Must have an understanding of statistical tools and be able to identify outliers in data.
  • Coach operations staff on Quality requirements.
  • Initiate change orders to support Quality Engineering to maintain Quality documentation (Inspection instructions work instructions etc.).
  • Assist Quality Engineers in writing new MPs/IPs for new processes.
  • Provide cost effective process and procedure recommendations.
  • Lead and support continuous improvement measures by providing technical information and reviewing processes as they are revised.
  • Coordinate and/or Perform calibration activities.
  • Facilitate quality initiatives/activities among departments and groups as needed.
  • Perform/coordinate bioburden and microbial activities.
  • Conduct and manage the quarterly bioburden audit requirements.
  • Perform complaint investigation and record findings.
  • Maintain acceptable standards for attendance and work overtime as needed.
  • All other essential related duties as required.

Job Qualifications

Required:

  • A 2-year Engineering or Technical degree and 4-6 years of related experience is required or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must have knowledge and experience to operate the following inspection Tools: Calipers, Micrometer, Optical Comparator, CMM, Pin Gages, Microscope
  • Must have the knowledge and experience to operate and program the following advanced measurement systems: Vision System, SmartScope
  • Quality and Customer oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Strong knowledge of development methodologies and problem solving skills.
  • Must possess a high degree of personal organization and excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Intermediate to advance computer skills as required to perform job duties.
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Preferred:

  • CQT certification
  • Knowledge of ISO13485/FDA quality system regulations
  • Experience in coordinating activities among departments or groups
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • CAD experience

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

 

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at https://www.olympusamerica.com/careers/benefits-perks.

        

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

 

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

 

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

 

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 

Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at OCAAccommodations@olympus.com. If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).

 

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Minnesota (US-MN) || Brooklyn Park || Quality & Regulatory Affairs (QA/RA) 


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Inspector, Quality Assurance, QA, Maintenance, Quality Engineer, Quality, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering

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