GE Manufacturing Quality and Inspection Technician 1 in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Job Number



GE Healthcare

Business Segment

Healthcare Quality

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Posted Position Title

Manufacturing Quality and Inspection Technician 1

Career Level




Function Segment

Manufacturing Quality

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces



Arlington Heights

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

The Manufacturing Quality and Inspection Technician is responsible for in-process and release testing of finished products produced on site. The role also includes raw material testing, analytical equipment operation, and maintenance as needed. The technician participates in the development of new procedures and conducts calibrations/validation studies as they pertain to analytical testing.

You must be able to work 4 day/10 hour shifts. Hours are WED-SUN starting at 0530.

Essential Responsibilities

• Performs required analytical testing on in-process and final products.

• Performs USP, EP, and ACS testing on raw materials.

• Testing using HPLC, FTIR, ICP-OES, UV/VIS, Liquid Scintillation, and Gamma Spectrometer.

• Tracking and trending of analytical data.

• Participates in validation projects requiring analytical support.

• Writing and developing SOPs.

• Contributes to process improvement through Lean, 5S, and six sigma tools.

• Assists in the stocking and supplying of the QC lab.

• Performs visual inspection of finished product.

Quality Specific Goals:

  1. Knowledge and understanding of acceptance activity requirements for incoming, in-process, and final inspection requirements (as associated with job type/position) to ensure that a device conforms to its specification and out of specification items are properly handled.

  2. Knowledge and understanding of Stop Orders, Concessions, ESD, Calibration, Preventative Maintenance, Material Identification & Segregation, documentation configuration control practices; documentation & disposition of non-conforming material, and Good Documentation Practices requirements, as associated with this job type/position.

  3. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

  4. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

  5. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.


  1. Associate degree plus 2 years working experience in Manufacturing or Laboratory, or Bachelor’s degree.

  2. Ability to speak, understand, read, and write in local language.

  3. Proficient with software applications applicable to the job

  4. Must be available for nights, and weekends as needed.

  5. Must have the ability to distinguish color.

  6. Ability to lift 25 lbs.

  7. Be able to work weekends/Rotation of shifts.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

• Waters Empower Experience or similar software.

• Equipment experience with HPLC, ICP, UV/Vis, FT-IR

• Experience working with radioactive material including the use of gamma spectrometers, Ion Chambers, and liquid scintillation analyzers.

• Visual inspection experience.

• Working knowledge of USP.

• Experience in a FDA regulated QC environment.

• Background in Math or Chemistry.