KARL STORZ Endoscopy America, Inc. Engineer III, Quality in Charlton, Massachusetts

Job Summary:

Responsible for performing various Quality Engineering Activities whose main purpose is to facilitate continuous improvement for both products and processes and to support new product/process development activities. These activities include process validation, defect analysis and corrective action, new product evaluation, performing internal and supplier audits to verify compliance with ISO and FDA/QSR Regulations, personnel training, and developing and implementing improved test and measurement techniques.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write/execute design verification and/or process validation protocols.
  • Preparation and analysis of periodic Quality Reports.
  • Performing internal audits of products and processes.
  • Selection, Qualification and monitoring of outside suppliers.
  • Preparation of test and inspection procedures.
  • Preparation of Engineering Changes.
  • Provide training and direction to manufacturing and QA personnel.
  • Participate in MRB meetings.
  • Perform system and component defect analysis in conjunction with the continuous improvement program.
  • Ensures that appropriate Risk management systems and programs are in place and effective.
  • Function as department supervisor on occasion of the Director’s absence.
  • Ensures that appropriate Risk management systems and programs are in place and effective.


  • BS Degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years minimum experience in manufacturing and Quality Assurance of medical devices. CQE preferred.
  • Strong basic statistics experience.
  • Conversant with software applications for Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with personnel at all levels both verbally and in writing.
  • A self starter able to function independently with minimum direction and to act on behalf of the Quality Manager in his/her absence.


  • Company Matched 401k
  • Tuition Reimbursement (Up to $5,250 per year)
  • 3 Weeks Vacation plus 8 sick days
  • Medical / Dental / Vision (4 plans are offered through Fallon and Aetna)
  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
  • Leadership Development (not for every position – management only)
  • Green Belt / Black Belt Certification Programs – KSE
  • KARL STORZ University and other training and development programs.
  • Fitness Reimbursement $200
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401K, company matches 60% up to 6% of your annual income
  • $1,000 Referral Bonus

About the Company:

As the largest privately held medical device company in the world, KARL STORZ has achieved global preeminence in endoscopes and medical imaging devices used in minimally invasive surgery. Our dedication to employee achievement and development through effective training and our commitment to a workforce that reflects and respects global diversity and the future of the environment have allowed KARL STORZ to serve our customers for over 60 years.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. KARL STORZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability .

Location: Charlton, MA

Job Code: 9151

Company: KSE

Shift: Exempt

Employment Duration: Employee Full Time

Pay Grade: US-B17