Quality Assurance Intern
Goleta, CA 
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Job/Internship Description

Company: KARL STORZ Imaging, Inc. (KSI)

Job Code: 11637

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KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 75 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.

Job Summary

Our Quality Assurance Team is looking for an intern who will be responsible for supporting MRB activities to ensure the timely processing of non-conforming materials from Production and Service, assist in ensuring that KSI quality systems meet the overall objectives of KARL STORZ, ensure compliance to KSI quality systems to regulatory standards, and support all departments on quality system issues and questions.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for compliance of Control of Non-conforming materials activities and to KARL STORZ policies and procedures, reviewing individual MRR reports for completeness and accuracy
  • Assist in encoding, maintaining, and filing of MRR records
  • Clean-up duplicate MRR's
  • Track down open MRR's to closure
  • Contact other KSI teams to obtain further information, relative to specifics of MRR
  • Contribute to and participate on the Material Review Board (MRB) and Failure Review Board (FRB), a multifunctional team, in ongoing product-related improvement
  • Analyze MRR's, its causes and implemented actions for trends
    • Create tables, graphs and analytics
    • Provide early warning of issues or unfavorable trending from production of newly released product for corrective action
    • Provide appropriate summary data to quality management
  • Monitor and report out MRR on-time metrics
  • Communicate appropriately with internal KSI personnel
  • Regular attendance is an essential job function
  • Maintain the KSI Quality System to comply with compliance requirements defined in the Quality Manual
  • Provide administrative/clerical/project assistance to Quality Assurance staff and others as directed by supervisor
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Education and Experience

  • On-going education for bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Proven ability with Excel, Word Processing and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with SAP, is a plus

About the Company

Located just north of Santa Barbara on the scenic Central Coast of California, KARL STORZ Imaging in Goleta designs and manufactures high tech medical imaging equipment including video cameras and image enhancing devices. We employ technical staff with expertise in electronics, optics, mechanical systems and software. Our lean manufacturing operations include an in-house machine shop which enables the complete on-site assembly of our products. To become a part of this dynamic team, we invite you to learn more about our opportunities.


Working at KARL STORZ during COVID-19
KARL STORZ will continue to maintain a safe work environment for our employees. During the interview process, we encourage you to ask how COVID-19 may impact the role you are seeking. The impact and/or company-issued personal protection equipment may vary based on the nature and location of the role. Please to learn more about our response to COVID-19.

Employee Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations

  • Medical / Dental / Vision including a state of the art wellness program and pet insurance, too!*
  • 3 weeks' vacation, 10 holidays plus paid sick time*
  • 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee's first 6% contribution
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year
  • Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually
  • Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
  • And much more!

*Field sales, internships and part-time employees are not eligible except for where required by state law.
Non-employees, including temporary workers and consultants, are not eligible to participate in KARL STORZ benefits program.

KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor. Employee must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.

Reasonable Accommodation
If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious need, please email us at Taleo_Administrator@karlstorz.com and we'll be happy to engage in an interactive process with you.

Notice to Employment Agencies
This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ's Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance additional talent options are required. Your respect for this process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by KARL STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral fees.

KSEA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, KSEA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
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