Quality Inspector Lead

Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Wallingford, CT, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 3885


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Quality Control Inspector (QCI) Lead

Interfacing with the Quality Control and Manufacturing Teams, this Wallingford, CT based Quality Control Inspector Lead will provide oversight of Quality Control Inspectors and coordinate daily activities in Incoming Inspection and Final QA Operations. In addition to executing daily QI functions, this position ensures the timely inspection of incoming product and the final acceptance of finished devices and subassemblies according to established procedures, supports the monthly production schedules in a cost-effective manner, performs and documents quality inspection (Visual, Functional & Dimensional) for raw material and finished goods, and acts as a valuable resource to ensure that the production process guarantees that Teleflex’s Z-Medica portfolio of hemostatic medical devices meets quality expectations.

Principal Responsibilities

o    Perform and/or ensure that inspection activities at Incoming and Final Operations are performed in accordance with established procedures and the Quality System Regulations.
o    Perform and/or ensure manufacturing process monitoring to ensure all Device Master Record (DMR) requirements are being met.
o    Monitor and continuously improve Inspection efficiency.
o    Aid in the development and implementation of inspection procedures for components and sub-assemblies and acceptance procedures for finished devices.
o    Identify, segregate, custody and manage non-conforming material and quarantine areas through MRB (Material Review Board).
o    Coordinate samples extraction for retains and microbiological tests. 
o    Compliant with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
o    Enforce established personnel policies in a fair and consistent manner.
o    Maintain a safe, organized, and clean work environment.
o    Communicate to all individuals effectively.
o    Participate in team meetings as required (safety, problem-solving, etc.).
o    Participate in process improvement teams and/or completes relative documentation when required. 
o    Assist in the continuous growth of the Quality Department.
o    Other responsibilities assigned to support the Quality System as needed.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED required

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

o    Strong interpersonal skills, along with the ability to work individually as well as part of the team. 
o    Former Lead or Supervisory experience preferred
o    3+ Years’ Experience in Quality Inspection, Quality Testing, and Receipt of Materials in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
o    Experience working in a regulated environment (FDA GMP, ISO, etc.) is preferred.
o    Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
o    Occasional overtime may be required. 
o    Shift work may be required. 
o    Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. 

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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