Forum Contract Manufacturing

Job Type:

  • Full-time


  • Day

Number of hires for this role:

  • 1


  • To provide support for new mold qualification Quality activities at Forum Plastics LLC.
  • To implement the company’s Quality Policy and ensure that the requirements of ISO 13485-2016 and other applicable industry standards are maintained.


  • Mechanical inspection of parts for new mold qualification Quality activities including first article inspections (FAIs), capability studies, Gage R&Rs and PPAPs.
  • Lead all process improvements and work flow optimizations specific to the metrology equipment and related software.
  • Assist in training of new Quality personnel.
  • Troubleshooting and production part inspection as required.


  • Perform required inspections utilizing the vision inspection equipment and other traditional inspection devices as required.
  • Prepare documentation for FAI packages, capability studies, Gage R&Rs and PPAPs using Word and Excel.
  • Manage inspection projects by working closely with the Engineering team to provide timing/status updates on inspection activities.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of communication with all departments within Forum Plastics LLC.
  • Keep abreast of current quality system requirements.
  • Ensure that the documentation control process is implemented.
  • Develop a Quality Plan for each product.
  • This position requires the ability to seldom lift no more than 25 pounds.


  • Certified Mechanical Inspector or Certified Quality Engineer a plus.
  • AS in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology or related technical degree desired, BS is a plus.
  • Knowledge of GD&T and ISO 13485-2016 a plus.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with handheld precision measurement instruments such as calipers, micrometers, drop indicators.
  • Experience with Visual Measurement Systems preferred.
  • Experience in Manufacturing environment, blueprint reading and understanding preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with capability and motivation to learn new skills and jobs under guidance.
  • Must have good math skills and be attentive to details of the job.
  • Computer user, familiar with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Team player, must be well spoken, and a good writer.
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team approach environment.
  • Experience in Manufacturing environment, blueprint reading and understanding preferred.
  • Must be dependable and willing to work extra hours and weekends as required.


  • 3+ years of hands on quality assurance, quality control, or mechanical inspection.
  • Inspection related to precision injection molded parts a plus.
  • Preference for experience using RAM optical or similar vision inspection equipment desired.
  • Microsoft Office skills required (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Minitab or other statistical software experience desired.
  • Knowledge of quality systems principles, organization and implementation in a manufacturing and process environment.
  • Experience in medical device industry/plastic molding/disposables a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small company environment.

Personal Characteristics

  • A highly self-motivated person with the ability to do own setups, perform own inspections, process control validations and make selections of appropriate equipment and processes as required.
  • Mechanically inclined with a technical mindset.
  • Highly organized and detailed with a positive attitude.
  • Works well under pressure and pays close attention to details.
  • A strong sense of responsibility.
  • Strong willingness to learn.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Maintains a clean, safe and orderly work place.

Reporting Relationship

  • Engineering Manager

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