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MICROPORT ORTHOPEDICS Quality Control Inspector II or Sr. Mechanical Inspector - 2nd Shift in Arlington, Tennessee


At MicroPort Orthopedics, we are never standing still. We know that knee and hip implants are constantly being improved just as medical procedures themselves evolve with each passing day. We not only embrace this constant advance in medicine. We celebrate it in our work. We operate with the heart of a start-up but the soul of an industry powerhouse. This is critical to achieving our goal of being the fastest growing, innovation driven company in orthopedics. Our top priority isn’t just to help surgeons get patients back on their feet. We want to help patients get back to Full Function, Faster. Come be a part of the journey!

This is a 2nd shift position: 3:00-11:30 p.m.

Overall Summary

As Quality Control Inspector II or Sr. Mechanical Inspector, you will inspect raw materials, components and finished products to ensure conformance to specification.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assure inspection is performed in accordance with FDA, ISO, and other applicable regulations / guidelines.

  • Ability to follow written instructions with engineering based content.

  • Ability to be trained in mechanical inspection techniques.

  • Good interpersonal skills are required as this position interfaces with peers, engineers, and Regulatory auditors.

  • Ability to accurately record inspection results to ensure proper segregation of accepted and rejected products

  • Basic knowledge of statistics and ability to interpret supplier certifications.

  • Interface with various engineering functions to perform / improve inspection techniques.

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • This job requires working knowledge of basic inspection equipment, mechanical drawing interpretation, and high school math.

  • A working knowledge of basic computer skills is also required.

  • The ability to apply skills in a manner to ensure proper decisions for acceptance or rejection of goods is imperative.

  • Ability to assist with on the job training of lower level inspectors.

  • Detailed knowledge of advance inspection equipment such as optical comparator, coordinate measuring machine, surface finish analyzers, taper air gages, etc.

  • Some problem-solving skills are required.

Sr. Mechanical Inspector:

  • Ability to perform full mechanical characterization on geometrically challenging products with minimal engineering / supervisory support.

  • Extensive problem solving skills are required.


Continuous mental and visual attention is required to prevent the following adverse outcomes: Increased scrap / rework cost. Finished goods product recalls. Increased risk to user, patient safety. Loss of customers. Increased formal complaints.


High School Diploma or GED required


Quality Control Inspector II: minimum of 3 years related experience required

Sr. Mechanical Inspector: minimum of 5 years related experience required

For internal reference, the Quality Control Inspector II is a level E and the Sr. Mechanical Inspector is a level F.

All candidates: Please completely fill out the online application and attach a resume that includes your current role, experience, education and contact information.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: MicroPort Orthopedics. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MicroPort via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MicroPort. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MicroPort as a result of the referral or through other means.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)