Quality Associate/Intern
Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 2 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job/Internship Description
Job Description

Inspire Medical Systems has developed the only FDA-approved neurostimulation technology that transforms the lives of people with moderate to severe sleep apnea. We are a ground-breaking, fast-growing company where the patient's outcome is first and foremost our top priority. If you want to become part of a purpose-driven company and directly help to transform lives, this is the perfect career opportunity for you!

Position Summary:

Quality Associates are responsible for repairing and servicing physician programmers, analyzing product returns, completing incoming inspection and product manufacturing as well as supporting the general needs of the quality and operations team. Quality Associates may also be asked to complete specialized projects in line with their specific skills or areas of study.

This is a part time position during the school year (10-15 hours) with additional hours during the breaks if able.


Returned Product Analysis

  1. Conduct returned product analysis per appropriate procedures.
  2. Coordinate with responsible Engineer to perform additional root cause investigation or troubleshooting activities.
  3. Appropriately document investigation and results.
  4. Update return procedures through Engineering Change Orders (ECO).

Manufacturing Activities

  1. Conduct product servicing and repair per appropriate procedure and document activities.
  2. Build programmer subassemblies from components, apply software, and/or conduct final manufacturing test per manufacturing procedure.
  3. Regionalize and package programmers for final geography per manufacturing procedure.
  4. Relabel and/ or repackage medical devices to comply with specific geography requirements per manufacturing procedure.
  5. Appropriately document activities.

Incoming Inspection

  1. Conduct incoming inspection (visual, mechanical and/or electrical test) per appropriate procedure or at the direction of Material Quality.
  2. Appropriately document activities.

Quality & Operations Support

  1. Assist with other general activities as required, under the direction of an Engineer or Manager, which may include;
    • Data Analysis
    • QMS Software and/or Website Testing
    • Product Testing
    • Training and Education Material Development
    • Documentation Archival
    • Non-product Research
    • Procedure or Work Instruction Development

Educational Requirements:


  • High school diploma
  • 2 years undergraduate schooling (or equivalent) in mechanical or biomedical engineering, math or science
  • Attending school here in the twin sities metro area

Required Experience:

  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft programs

Inspire Medical Systems provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, return from layoff, training and social and recreational programs. Inspire Medical Systems complies with applicable laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which Inspire Medical Systems has facilities. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating on any prohibited basis.

Inspire Medical Systems is an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce. Applicants with a disability that are in need of accommodations to complete the Inspire Medical Systems application process should contact Human Resources at 763-235-6742 or email careers@inspiresleep dot com.

Inspire Medical Systems participates in E-Verify.



Position No Longer Available
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Inspire Medical Systems I
Start Date
As soon as possible
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Part Time
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