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Quality Assurance Inspector 1 in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Responsible for activities which ensure finished goods are acceptable for distribution, including verification of finished product, inspection of incoming material and management of nonconforming material.


  • Perform quality release for finished goods:
    • Verify that the Device History Record (DHR) fulfills requirements and that product is ready for distribution
    • Follow established requirements to make quality decisions during acceptance and release activities
  • Analyze/Manage/control nonconforming material:
    • Identify, tag, and physically segregate discrepant material
    • Make conforming/nonconforming decisions by evaluating product against established requirements
    • Create and manage nonconformance reports (NCs) for discrepant material.
    • Perform electronic inventory transactions in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
    • Forward nonconforming material to the Material Review Board (MRB) for disposition
  • Perform receiving inspection activities against inspection plan requirements
  • Use calibrated equipment to perform measurements or testing and record applicable data from inspection activities
  • Inspections for workmanship on Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs) per the IPC-A-610 industry acceptance standards
  • Manage sampling levels for incoming material following acceptance or rejection of inspections
  • Facilitate Line Clearing and Inventory Reconciliation for Product Hold Orders (PHOs)
  • Ensure product affected by a product hold is counted, identified and properly quarantined
  • Maintain timely flow of material
  • Work closely with various members of Manufacturing, Procurement, Distribution, Engineering, and Quality to ensure good coordination of activities
  • Follow all relevant work instructions and quality procedures
  • Continually seek process improvements and make recommendations to management.
  • Stay current with all assigned training requirements
  • Perform other related duties as required


  • High School diploma (or equivalent)


  • Quick learner, customer focused, accountable, and operates with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and organization
  • Basic PC skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to follow written Quality Management System policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proactive, professional, self-starter


  • Requires lifting up to 30 pounds and more with assistance
  • Frequent standing, sitting, lifting and reaching overhead
  • Fast-paced manufacturing and warehouse environment
  • Overtime may be required. Typical work schedule will be 4 X 10, but will vary depending on the needs of the business.
  • Class III Medical Devices; highly regulated environment

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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