Olympus America Inc. Quality Technician II in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Job Duties::

As a Title working on the XXXX team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. You will contribute to our mission by XXX, XXX and XXX. In a typical day, you will:

  • Perform 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 (non-conforming 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.

  • 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.

  • Perform all other essential related duties as required.

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A 2-year Engineering or Technical degree is required.

  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience is required; OR, the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 1 year of Metrology experience.

  • CQT certification.

  • Strong statistical, analytical and decision-making sense of urgency skills.

  • Knowledge of ISO13485/FDA quality system regulations.

  • 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.

  • Experience in coordinating activities among departments or groups.

  • 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.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • CAD experience.

  • Intermediate to advance computer skills as required to perform job duties.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus Surgical Technology America

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for a Quality Technician II to join us in our Brooklyn Park, MN office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Quality Technician II is responsible for supporting the Quality department and promoting quality improvements. The incumbent will support Quality Engineers with coordinating and implementing projects. He/She will install and maintain shop floor workstations and equipment. The incumbent will recommend cost effective process procedures. He/She will execute test/validation protocols. The incumbent will collaborate with value stream and/or engineering staff to solve technical, facilities and quality issues.

Company URL:

Olympus Surgical Technology America at http://www.olympus-osta.com/

Posting Locations:

Minnesota, Brooklyn Park

Work Location:

Brooklyn Park GYR ACMI Inc

Posting Title:

Quality Technician II

Job Family:

Quality Assurance

Auto req ID:

4284BR

4284BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.