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Associate Quality Engineer

West Carrollton
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
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Job Summary and Primary Responsibilities

As an Associate Quality Engineer at NuVasive, you will be responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and improvement of overall quality systems as well as participating in Production and Process Control activities and assisting Process Development. You will support developing inspection/testing plans, performing risk analysis, and support process validation protocols and reports to ensure the quality of new and modified products and processes in a CNC Manufacturing environment. Each day will offer new challenges as you tackle a variety of tasks, including:

Designs, implements and maintains quality assurance protocols and methods for processing materials into finished products. Supports the compliance of manufacturing and production processes with internal and external safety, quality, and regulatory standard requirements for worldwide distribution. Inspects, tests, and evaluates the precision and accuracy of production processes and equipment. Assists in report production for trend analysis. Upholds the company's quality standards and testing systems to reflect efficiency, reliability, and performance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supports product and process changes for qualification and validation requirements, and assists in change implementations
  • Performs quality inspections, ensuring inspection results and documentation support the recommended disposition action
  • Processes actions from quality system feedback such as records review, non-conforming materials reports, corrective action reports, complaints, or audit reports
  • Assists with the Non-Conforming Material program and general Design Control activities such as risk assessment, design verification and validation, as well as sterilization and packaging validation
  • Assists with new quality initiatives, participating in quality system development and procedure writing and review to improve the quality and reliability of products
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills / Capabilities

  • Basic proficiency in computer technology including MS Office applications, with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work efficiently in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Perform duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards including, but not limited to, ISO 13485

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and no previous professional experience
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline

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