Johnson & Johnson Careers

Quality Inspector - 2nd Shift

Horseheads, New York
Quality Control

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4513180227

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, more agile and better equipped to meet the needs of today’s evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.


DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction is the Joint Reconstruction business offering orthopaedic devices, solutions and supplies for hip, knee and extremity reconstruction, in addition to cement and operating room products.


  • The inspection of in-house and vendor purchased products, raw material and services.
  • The inspection of packaging and labeling materials used for medical devices.
  • Performs DHR review and “Release to Branch Plant” function including document verification and recording incoming inspection inventory.


Inspection Function:
  • Inspects incoming, in process and finished products and material for visual, mechanical, and dimensional characteristics, using inspection sheets and applicable sampling plans.
  • Prepares necessary documentation and ensures paperwork compliance on all inspected items.
  • Assist in training of co-workers in new or improved techniques in areas of experience.
  • Assists in identification and segregation of non-conforming materials/products.
  • Works from inspection documentation, specifications, blue prints, written and verbal instruction.
  • Performs “Roving Auditor” function involving inspection of product in a Manufacturing Flow Cell.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
DHR Review Function:
  • Performs Device History Review Inspection and final release of product to inventory control/warehouse.
  • Performs filing and supports the imaging and verification process for Device History Records and other Quality System documentation.
    Compliance Responsibilities:
  • Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to one’s job, and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times.
  • Diligently participate in our compliance program-related activities as denoted by your supervisor or our Chief Compliance Officer.
 Leadership Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates strong initiative
  • Self-motivated
  • Exhibits positive attitude
  • Accountability
  • Dependability
  • Cooperative attitude  and inspires teamwork
  • Leads by example
  • Requests feedback and utilizes it to improve
  • Drives cultural change

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • ASQ (American Society for Quality) courses desirable.
  • Zero to one-year experience utilizing inspection techniques in Medical device or Pharmaceutical Industry is required.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret measuring instruments, including but not limited to:  calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, optical comparators, plug gauges, hardness testers, etc.
  • Good math skills, color verification and good hand/eye coordination.
  • Ability to communicate and work with various functional groups in a team environment.
  • Ability to learn PC applications required.
  • Lifting weight up to 20 pounds on regular basis and up to 50 pounds on occasional basis.
  • Must be able to stand for scheduled work hours, if necessary.
  • High level of concentration and attention to detail required ensuring products are properly labeled and packaged according to internal quality requirements.
  • Vision in both eyes must be at least 20/30 or correctable to 20/30 is required.
  • Ability to support 2nd shift (Monday - Friday; 2:00 PM -10:30 PM) is required
  • Occasionally overtime based on business need is required
  • Weekends or holiday work is voluntary

Primary Location
United States-New York-Horseheads
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Quality Control
Requisition ID