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Experienced Quality Engineer

Company: Orchid MPS Holdings, LLC
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a contract manufacturer of orthopedic devices that serve to enable a longer and more active life. Orchid specializes in implants, instruments and innovative technologies for the following markets: joint reconstruction, spine, trauma, sports medicine, extremities and dental. Orchid's largest manufacturing facility is located in Bridgeport, MI. This 85,000 sq ft facility specializes primarily in cutting tools for orthopedic, dental and trauma markets. Our core products include burs, pins, screws, drills, reamers, and saw blades for both implants and instruments. A career with Orchid provides training and growth opportunities, a great benefits package, including performance bonuses, insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid time off and employee events. For more information, please visit www.orchid-ortho.com

No Shift ($0) (United States of America)

The Quality Engineer II supports the ongoing quality of Orchid's legacy products and works with project management and manufacturing engineers to support new production introduction and ongoing validation.


  • Completes all required training.
  • Uses quality tools to implement improvements including: process flowcharting, Pareto analysis, correlation and regression analysis, significance tests, design of experiments, statistical process control, gauge repeatability and reproducibility, and trend analysis techniques.
  • Acts as a customer liaison and processes customer quality complaints, as applicable.
  • Collects, Analyzes, and Presents data using statistical methodology
  • Assists suppliers with the interpretation of quality requirements, as applicable.
  • Assists the development of essential QMS deliverables/Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) including, but not limited to: complaint analysis, risk analysis, failure mode and effects analysis, CAPA, and process/equipment/software verification / validation
  • Plans and/or conducts process and equipment validations and special validations including installation qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ), and Performance Qualification (PQ).
  • Interfaces with appropriate customer contacts to clarify customer requirements
  • Determines machine and/or process capability through planning and/or executing Process Capability studies
  • Develops inspection criteria that connect customer requirements and manufacturing processes that include identification of key characteristics, associated sampling plans, and required gauging.
  • Conceives and/or Leads productivity improvements and/or Continuous improvement projects
  • Monitors engineering production processes and products for adherence to internal and external requirements and practices.
  • Participates in pre- and post-production launch reviews providing quality engineering support
  • Performs quality reviews and internal audits; evaluates data and writes associated reports
  • Recommends modifications to existing quality or production standards, where applicable, to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
  • Reviews and approves product/process and document change requests.
  • Reviews drawings to evaluate quality requirements including: correct application of geometric dimensioning and tolerance, proper use of process and material specifications, and key characteristics for inspection plans and gauging techniques.
  • Supports measuring and analyzing key metrics to monitor performance.
  • Works with cross-functional teams to solve production and quality problems.
  • Reinforces safety expectations. Ensures safety operating practices are demonstrated. Reports issues/concerns to Supervisor.
  • Support quality and compliance by adhering to all procedures, work instructions, and forms per the Quality Management Systems (QMS). EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor of Science (B.S) (Required) EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
      • 3+ Years of Experience (Required)
      • 3+ Years of Experience in a Manufacturing Environment (Preferred)
      • Experience in Medical Device Manufacturing (Preferred) LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
        • Any Quality Certification (Preferred) KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS THAT ENABLE SUCCESS
          • Operational Functions - Working Experience
          • Quality Management - Working Experience
          • Process Management - Working Experience
          • Communication - Basic Knowledge
          • Accuracy and Attention to Detail - Working Experience
          • Manufacturing Safety - Working Experience
          • Lean Manufacturing - Working Experience
          • Statistical Analysis and Measurement - Working Experience
          • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) - Working Experience
          • Production Runs - Extensive Experience
          • Final Inspection - Working Experience
          • Computer Knowledge - Working Experience
          • Problem Solving - Working Experience PHYSICAL DEMANDS
            • Must be able to remain in a stationary position - Frequently
            • Must be able to move about the inside of the building - Occasionally
            • Must be able to move equipment around the building - Occasionally
            • Must be able to ascend/descend stairs or ladders -
            • Must be able to position oneself and move under/around/over equipment - Occasionally
            • Must be able to handle/adjust/inspect/position various items and equipment -
            • Must be able to communicate and exchange information with others - Frequently
            • Must be able to perform tasks that require repetitive handling/adjusting/inspecting/positioning of items and equipment -
            • Must be able to distinguish and detect information such as writing and defects - Frequently WORKING CONDITIONS
              • Noise - Occasionally WHAT WE OFFER
                • Opportunity to work in a growing company
                • Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
                • Comprehensive benefit package
                • Ability to work in an organization that values:
                  • Integrity First: We do the right thing
                  • Teamwork: We are one Orchid
                  • Results: Our results matter ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
                    • Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
                    • Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

                      EOE, including disability/vets

                      Orchid Orthopedic Solutions only pays fees for solicited presentations of job seekers submitted through our preferred vendor job board by recruiters, employment agencies, or other parties.

Keywords: Orchid MPS Holdings, LLC, Flint , Experienced Quality Engineer, Engineering , Bridgeport, Michigan

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