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Instrumentation Laboratory - Bedford Materials Inspector II in Bedford, Massachusetts


Werfen, founded in 1966, is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and distributor of specialized diagnostic instruments, related reagents, automation workcells, and data management solutions for use primarily in hospitals and independent clinical laboratories. The Company’s business lines include Hemostasis, Acute Care, and Autoimmunity diagnostics, as well as Original Equipment Manufacturing. Our success comes from a specific focus in these rapidly evolving diagnostic areas, our commitment to customers, and our dedication to innovation and quality. We’re passionate about providing healthcare professionals the most valuable and complete solutions to improve hospital efficiency and enhance patient care.

Our North American Commercial Operations, as well as our Headquarters and Technology Center for Hemostasis and Acute Care Diagnostics, are based in Bedford, MA. Our Headquarters and Technology Center for Autoimmunity Diagnostics is based in San Diego, CA. Additionally, our Technology Center for Hemostasis and Blood Gas Reagents is in Orangeburg, NY, and our Technology Center for Whole Blood Hemostasis is in San Diego, CA.

Position Summary:

Performs inspection and monitoring of all incoming materials that require inspection, including but not limited to packaging, chemicals, subassemblies, mechanical and electrical components. They are inspected in accordance with FDA/GMP requirements and established company SOPs and specifications.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Performs professional work requiring application of general and specialized methods, tests, procedures, techniques and instruments as detailed in departmental SOPs.

  • Inspects materials and products, for conformance to specifications, using fixed or preset measuring instruments and/or analysis of vendor supplied documentation.

  • Normally will work under a condition of limited supervision.

  • Ensures materials and products are in accordance with established tolerance levels for quality and performance and are not irregular or damaged.

  • Works with QA, Tech Support and Buyers on a limited basis to resolve, NCRs and other discrepancies.

  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks, not limited to inspections.

  • Abilities to be developed at this level for advancement purposes are initiative, follow-up, facilitation, evaluation in detail and responsibility.

  • Primary job functions typically require exercising some independent judgment.

  • Works independently.

  • Placement of Bar Code labels on all in-coming material and use of Bar code reader. All responsibilities required for Inspector I.

  • Data entry of transactions and inspections into SAP.

  • Displays working knowledge in primary inspection responsibility.

  • At direction of Supervisor or Manager will perform special assignments as necessary

Budget Managed (if applicable): N/A

Internal Networking/Key Relationships:

  • To be determined based on department needs

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Grasps basic quality control theories and techniques and ability to implement them.

Min Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

  • High School diploma or equivalent with at least 2 years in a Quality Control or Inspection experience.

  • Basic understanding of GD&T and good knowledge of quality control principles.

International Mobility: Required: No

Travel Requirements: No

If you are interested in constantly learning and being challenged on a daily basis we encourage you to submit your resume or CV.

Werfen appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

We operate directly in over 30 countries, and in more than 100 territories through distributors. Annual revenue is approximately $2 billion and more than 5,000 employees around the world comprise our Werfen team.

Job ID: 2022-5239

Shift: 1st

External Company URL:

Street: 180 Hartwell Road