Inspector, Quality Assurance in New Brighton, MN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for Quality Assurance Inspectors in the Big Lake, MN area!

  1. Inspection

Accurately inspects manufactured or other process output against documented ATEP specifications per the drawing, Control Plan, inspection procedures and other site quality control documentation. Maintains awareness of customer complaints and internal rejections of the product being inspected. Follows all discrepant material control procedures. Notifies inspection supervisors and process owners of any detected discrepancies. Performs detailed first article inspections and capability studies. 


  1. Measurement Equipment 
    Maintains proper use and care of measurement equipment; ensures equipment calibration is current per the Calibration Schedule before use. Utilizes a variety of measurement tools to accurately perform measurements. Measures product with required equipment as defined on documentation. Sets up or runs current program files on automated equipment when required for part inspection. Troubleshoots and resolves measuring instrument issues. Problem solves equipment interface issues with online database / statistical software program to allow data to be entered into appropriate files. Serves as the technical resource for manufacturing personnel performing self-inspection. 

  1. Documentation 
    Maintains current and appropriate inspection documentation in product files. Documents all discrepancies between the product and the written specifications per procedures. Records all inspection results electronically. Follows site containment procedures. Verifies current revision history of documentation prior to use. 

  1. Audit 
    Participates in audit functions (product, process, and QMS / ISO –AS 9100) ensuring quality systems and products are consistent with internal documentation, standards, and customer requirement


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2-5 years’ experience as an inspector in a manufacturing environment
  • Full understanding of GD&T and basic understanding of statistics is required.
  • Skilled using a variety of measurement equipment including calipers, pin gage set, height gage, test indicator, micrometer, pitch micrometer, dial indicator, surface plate, optical comparator, laser, smart scope, and coordinate measuring machine (CMM).
  • Able to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic production environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written communication skills necessary.
  • Must be adaptable and able to work with regular interruptions.
  •  Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word.