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You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

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Valencia (CA), United States

Receiving Inspector II

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Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova, we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all our newly hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide satisfactory proof, such as a vaccine card or other documentation, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova. Please also know that Sonova will provide accommodations to qualified individuals who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination because of a sincerely held religious belief or due to a medical issue or pregnancy.




The purpose of this position is to provide quality support for manufacturing activities at Advanced Bionics, LLC. This role has responsibility for the control of incoming materials that are utilized for production.



What you’ll do:


  • Perform visual, mechanical and electrical inspections of basic parts, materials, and subassemblies using engineering drawings, specifications, receiving inspection instructions, and test procedures.
  • Use basic knowledge of engineering drawings and specifications to be able to use the following measurement tools: microscopes, ruler, gauges, calipers, micrometers, Smartscope, and Keyence for the inspection of materials.
  • Record and interpret inspection data to verify compliance to quality requirements.
  • Support receiving inspection objectives by ensuring a stable and consistent workflow and resolving issues in a participative (team player), proactive, and positive manner.


  • Prepare non-conformance reports and other reports as needed.
  • Other activities and projects may be assigned as necessary.


What you bring to the team:



  • High School Diploma and GED equivalent.


Work Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in a quality role with emphasis on inspection activities would be preferred
  • Some experience in inspection of simple to moderately complex mechanical and electronic components and assemblies.

Nice to Have

  • Working knowledge of medical device manufacturing operations.


Personal Competencies

  • Communication skills (oral, written, listening)
  • Must be able to accomplish duties with minimal supervision


Social Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work cross-functionally within the organization


Professional Competencies

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Familiarity with Good Documentation Practices
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure

Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with use of requisite test equipment (e.g. oscilloscopes, function generators, and power supplies)



  • English Proficiency

Nice to Have

  • Second Language (Spanish)


IT Skills

  • Familiar with Microsoft programs and other basic computer applications

Nice to Have



Further Requirements

  • Ability to use Optical Comparator equipment such as Keyence and Smartscopes.




Our offer:


  • Exciting and challenging work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development opportunities – we believe every employee deserves a development plan. Come, learn, and grow with us!

Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 

We love to work with great people and strongly believe that a diverse team makes us better.  We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.