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Quality Control Specialist

Company: Varian Medical Systems
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Together, we can beat cancer.At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, we bring together the world's best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions.We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what's possible, to improve people's lives around the world. We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success.If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you. -Varian is looking for a Quality Control Specialist to join our team in Palo Alto, California (Silicon Valley). What You will do:

  • Follow quality assurance and quality control protocols, standard operating procedures and methods for inspecting and processing materials into partially finished or finished products to ensure that company standards are met and documentation required is complete.
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external safety, quality and regulatory standards and requirements (e.g. Food and Drug Administration, International Organization for Standardization) in all areas of responsibilities.
  • Assist engineering with all necessary planning activities and reviewing production schedules with cross-functional teams to ensure effective product acceptance based on the Device Master Records.
  • Provide support to manufacturing and assist engineering in the evaluation and disposition of nonconforming product and process related issues using a risk-based approach to resolve problems impacting production fulfillment.
  • Spend time on the manufacturing floor to help identify process improvement opportunities and assist various groups with troubleshooting and validation activities.
  • Act as an interface between Quality Assurance and all cross functional departments to improve product quality, minimize down time and reduce product rework and recalls.
  • May be involved in/lead activities related to the implementation and effectiveness of the equipment calibration program, such as: authoring, revising and maintaining equipment related procedures, work instructions and forms; creating, modifying and maintaining equipment calibration requirements; advising instrument owners/departments on calibration related issues; assisting cross-functional engineering groups in investigating equipment non-conformances and out of tolerance results; leading and/or contributing to system and process improvement projects; etc.What You will have:
    • Associates Degree or equivalent and 6 - 8 years of related experience.
    • Exceptional interpersonal communication and writing skills.
    • Ability to manage time, plan, prioritize workload, organize and coordinate multiple tasks.
    • Knowledge of Quality Assurance/Quality Control principles.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Ability to use problem-solving and analytical techniques.
    • Ability to understand the changing nature of manufacturing needs and process improvements.
    • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Experience with HCM (e.g., Workday), SAP, MES or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.*We welcome applicants with Quality Control / Quality Inspection experience who may not align perfectly with all other skills listed as there may be opportunity to grow into the specific responsibilities of the role.After a short application process (initiated by clicking the "apply" link at the top of the page) your profile will be reviewed and evaluated by our talent acquisition professionals. If your profile is deemed a match for the outlined responsibilities of the position, you can expect to hear from us promptly to begin further discussion of the opportunity.#LI-CORP1Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.#TogetherWeFight

Keywords: Varian Medical Systems, Palo Alto , Quality Control Specialist, Other , Palo Alto, California

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