In-Process Inspector

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita




Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

As an In-Process Inspector, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Interpret when parts are non-conforming according to drawings specifications
  • Work with chemicals such as Isopropyl alcohol and plastic products daily
  • Read and understand Engineering drawings such as checking revisions, notes, features (length, diameter-ID/OD, radii, angles, etc.), dimensional tolerances
  • Read and understand shop order operation and router sequence
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gowning, masks, gloves, etc. daily
  • Input data into the Quality Management (QM) software
  • Perform daily duties in manufacturing areas
  • Communicate effectively with peers, Production Team Leaders, and/or Engineering to resolve discrepancies and errors
  • Maintain good shop order traceability
  • Meet or exceed production and quality goals
  • Understand and follow Applied Manufacturing’s Quality Systems (QS) and comply with Safety rules and Company policies
  • Ensure adherence to Applied Manufacturing QS including SOP’s, MI’s, QI’s, and TM’s

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of measurement equipment such as micrometers, calipers, pin gauges, optical comparators and Nikon Vision Systems or equivalent 
  • Ability to lift up-to 25 lbs. often
  • Read, write and speak in English
  • Have good hand eye coordination
  • Must be a team player and have good organizational skills


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
  • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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