Quality Control Technician – Birmingham

      The Ability Matters Group (AMG) is a leading provider of prosthetics, orthotics, wheelchair services & products, serving the needs of more than 75,000 patients at 30 centres across the UK and Ireland.

      Ortho Europe is the manufacturing arm of the Ability Matters Group. Ortho Europe, established in 1990, is a major European manufacturer and distributor of prosthetic and orthotic product. Headquartered in the UK, Ortho Europe also has offices in France and Netherlands and distributors across Europe and the rest of the World.

      Ortho Europe operates to ISO Standard 13485 Medical Devices Quality Management System. Offering a comprehensive range of prosthetic and orthotic stock devices, Ortho Europe are both a manufacturer of product and also a distributor of high-quality brands such as Willow Wood, Sporlastic, Ability Dynamics and Cascade DAFO.

      We are a rapidly growing company and in order to maintain continued growth innovation is required. An opportunity has arisen for a Quality Control Technician to join our manufacturing site in Birmingham.

      Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

      • Organise orders giving priority to the earliest dates working to production planning lists.
      • Check devices meet the specification provided.
      • Check devices for any cosmetic discrepancies, record these and raise with production managers in the agreed manner.
      • Ensure all paperwork is in order for devices before passing for final inspection.
      • Clean devices and ensure dust / pen marks / glue are removed.
      • Ensure correct care sheets are enclosed with device.
      • Maintain stock of boxes / laces.
      • Escalate any concerns or issues with an item to the QC Inspectors.

      Qualifications and/or Skills:

      • Knowledge of orthotic devices.
      • Good interpersonal skills.
      • Keen eye for detail.

      The nature of the role is varied and can be fast paced so the successful candidate will maintain high standards when working to varying deadlines and specifications. In return, we offer a competitive salary package, excellent benefits and the opportunity to work as part of a highly specialist and experienced team.

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