Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.
  • Waynesville, NC, USA
  • Part Time


HVO provides vocational training to individuals with disabilities and challenges to help them live more independent, successful, and productive lives through the use of grants and the proceeds from our production of medical devices.


HVO, Inc. (Haywood Vocational Opportunities, Inc.) is a non-profit, mission-driven social enterprise located in the beautiful blue ridge mountains of Western North Carolina providing vocational training and employment opportunities to adults with disabilities and disadvantages in Haywood County, NC. HVO supports our mission through the production of medical drapes and other medical devices for domestic and international surgical needs. HVO has more than 40 years of experience in manufacturing of disposable healthcare products and has created partnerships with some of the key players in the international healthcare industry. We would love to have you come join our team and help us continue to provide life changing services for individuals with disabilities and disadvantages.

JOB TITLE: Quality Assurance Inspector I (Part-time)

EMPLOYEE STATUS: Non-exempt, hourly

PURPOSE: To assist the Quality Assurance Department in the daily operations of assuring quality products through inspections and testing



1) Performs necessary inspections and testing as needed and required to prevent non-conformances and assure quality products in the Medical and Custom Pak areas.

2) Maintain a working knowledge of all current product contracts, including specifications, tolerances, and procedures

3) Work with programs giving feedback on how clients perform on individual work tasks and behaviors, as requested

4) Assist Quality Assurance Department with special testing or projects

5) Assist in the implementation of safe professional practices throughout the facility

6) Advise immediate supervisor of any problems that may arise in carrying out above responsibilities and assist with correcting that problem if necessary

7) Follow up on training of new employees/clients and assist as needed

8) Work with production staff to correct non-conformances as needed

9) Serve as a role model to demonstrate good work habits and behaviors

10) Work with production staff to answer Quality Corrective Action Reports as needed


1) Comply with HVO safety rules and regulations

2) Receive incoming material as needed


1) One year of experience in Quality Assurance or related production experience

2) Ability to learn and perform Quality Assurance policy and procedures as directed by HVO, FDA

compliance standards, and ISO

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to lift up to 40 pounds occasionally


  • High school diploma/GED or an acceptable amount of applicable work experience

Hours: Saturday and Sunday 6:00 am - 6:30 pm

Rate: $13.24 per hour

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