Inspection Specialist

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: December 21, 2016
  • Reference ID: 3710161212-en-us

DePuy Synthes is a Johnson & Johnson company that is one of the leaders in the medical device industry.  Our implants and instruments are used by orthopaedic surgeons to treat patients with conditions resulting from traumatic injuries, degenerative diseases, deformities, and sports related injuries.  Our environment is entrepreneurial, learning-driven, and is as challenging as it is rewarding.
 DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world.  DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment.  With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.
Provides technical support to identify the causes for non-conformances and process failures and to implement corrections to assure process performance and compliance against Depuy Synthes QSR, GMP and ISO requirements for the manufacturing process
Performs non-conformance investigations including NCR origination, bounding, product control, failure investigation, correction, and documentation within the non-conformance system
Leads small kaizens with cross functional teams to assure causes of non-conformance are identified and understood and that sound corrective/preventative actions are implemented
Utilizes failure analysis tools (i.e. 5M analysis) to conduct robust investigations; analyzes data and recommends actions for process, equipment, and system improvement
Provides recommendations for the enhancement of processes and systems; utilizes document change control system to update procedures and write protocols
Implements corrections and process improvements
Supports LEAN and Six Sigma Initiatives
Provides training and education to the manufacturing teams as needed
Maintains strong partnership with manufacturing, engineering, QA, and maintenance teams
Supports internal and external audits and inspections

High School Diploma or equivalent required
Two-year technical degree in Science, Math, Applied Manufacturing Technology or a similar field or equivalent formal training or equivalent related manufacturing experience preferred
4+ years of related experience required
Experience in the QSR/ISO regulated medical device operation preferred
Strong computer skills required; Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required; Minitab experience preferred
Proficiency with preparing technical reports and presentations required
Basic statistical and analytical problem solving skills required; experience with problem solving tools such as DMAIC, Fishbone Analysis, 5 Whys preferred
Strong communication and interpersonal skills required including good networking and influencing skills required
Must be willing and able to travel up to approximately 10%

Primary Location
United States-Colorado-Monument
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Quality Systems

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