Reporting to the Production Manager, the Quality Assurance Auditor is responsible for performing and verifying in process inspection audits on machined and welded production and engineering materials. Ensures documentation is accurate, conducts audits on the shop floor, and completes inspection reports, history logs and associated paperwork as required. Provides feedback to manufacturing personnel, product engineering and purchasing as required.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Performs in-process audit inspections, first article, final inspection and receiving inspections on production parts and engineering materials. Completes inspection reports, history logs and associated paperwork.
Ensures inspection documentation is complete and accurate. Identifies opportunities to simplify documentation requirements
Conducts audits on the shop floor. Leads transition from manual quality inspection data collection to automated electronic data generated by machines
Provides feedback to manufacturing personnel, product engineering and purchasing as required.
Leads projects for the identification of critical to quality specifications (CTQ) for machined components. Provides CTQs as inputs for achieving machining process automation according to lean principles
Develops inspection programs for automated CMM equipment. Trains others in basic CMM programming and inspection
Performs basic data analysis to help drive continuous improvement activities related to quality, delivery and cost.
Minimum of three to five years of experience working in Mechanical Quality inspection.
Demonstrated knowledge and analytical skills for most types of inspection tools; including non-contact instruments, CMM, Optical Comparator and smart scopes.
Experience with geometrical dimensioning and tolerance.
Experience with programming and operating CNC CMM equipment preferable Mitutoyo Crista Apex
Good interpersonal skills and judgment with regard to working with manufacturing personnel, managers, and professionals at various levels of the organization.
Trained and practiced in applying dimensioning methods described in ANSI Y 14.5.
Good communication skills, ability to clearly communicate results of quality control activities.
Organizational skills and attention to detail necessary to support multiple tasks and maintain company records.
Flexibility to adapt to changing inspection priorities based on customer demand.
Basic data analysis skills
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, Internet)
Required Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to problem solve and make decisions while following company policies
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment effectively while meeting deadlines
Ability to contribute to a positive work environment adhering to the company's Principles of Integrity
Ability to stand, sit or walk for long periods of time
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and arms to perform repetitive motions; to sit, stand, talk, and/or hear.
Work on concrete floors, wearing steel toes boots up to 8-12 hours a day.
May be required to lift up to 40lbs as required
Location: Shingle Springs, CA
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Full time/Part Time: Full Time
Travel required: None