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Quality Inspector II
Title:Quality Inspector II
Job Location:Missoula, MT

Company Overview
At American Eagle Instruments/Young Innovations, we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. The growth of AEI has been fueled by the commitment and hard work of this special group of people. As an established industry leader, AEI offers excellent career growth opportunities, a very attractive starting wage with potential increase after 6 months, along with a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k with match, life and disability insurance. We also currently offer a 4-day work week, Monday - Thursday, to help with balancing work and life.  AEI offers a dynamic work environment, positive culture and is comprised of a diverse and intelligent workforce.

Together with our parent company, Young Innovations, we manufacture and market high quality dental instruments, equipment and supplies with sales in excess of $140 million. With an outstanding reputation for quality, our company has a broad portfolio of market leading products across a variety of categories.

Role Overview
We are looking for a Quality Inspector II Inspector who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced role. The Quality Inspector II is responsible for assisting in administrating Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Compliance & Regulatory activities on behalf of the company's efforts regarding manufacturing of dental hand instruments.


  • Coordinate the administration of customer complaints and/or concerns including inspection, root cause determination and completion of reports for trending regulatory reporting.
  • Inspect, measure, and analyze in-process product for defects and dispositions it accordingly. Performs final inspection and assist with the release of product for shipment. As well as other inspection related duties as needed.
  • Help develop, document, and maintain process documentation and controls relevant to standardization of operations and product quality.
  • Perform inspection of incoming raw materials and dispositions accordingly.
  • Perform receipt inspection of outsourced product/parts as necessary.
  • Perform MRB documentation, trend and root cause analysis.
  • Assist with the documentation and retention of device history records.
  • Assist with product and equipment testing including verification and validation. Assist with the receipt of maintenance of equipment and calibration records.
  • Help identify areas for quality control improvements and implement new methods.
  • Represent the Quality department in any company projects which impact product quality to ensure compliance and fulfillment of regulatory demands.
  • Maintain training records and documentation.
  • All other job duties as assigned.
Support other cross-departmental and operations initiatives, including:
  • Others tasks as directed by manager.
  • Completing assigned production, assembly, or operations tasks, and
  • Support corrective and preventative action (CAPA) items
  • Assist with the documentation of engineering and production changes.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); AND two to four years related experience and/or training.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of inspection procedures and techniques; precision machinery and gaging; optical, physical, and mechanical standards.
  • Solid knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and relevant ISO standards.
  • Ability to use and read gages.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and schedule work assignments.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Good manual dexterity skills.
  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Fundamental technical writing skills.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Understanding and ability to utilize typical Microsoft Office Suite applications, most notably Excel and Word.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • The position requires the ability to sit, stand, stoop, bend, and walk frequently during the shift.  The position may require working extended hours or on weekends as needed. Incumbent may need to lift up to 30 lbs. on occasion.
  • Exposure to manufacturing plant environment, with some abnormal variations in temperature, unavoidable fumes, noise, dust, and atmospheric conditions. As well as office environment.
  • Travel less than 5%
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