Quality Specialist III
Perform quality inspection of Caterpillar machines and components. Apply Caterpillar engineering drawings, specifications, and standards to judge conformance of NLR products.
This posting is for Quality Specialist III inspecting welds and structure to Caterpillar standards, including parts orders, and structures for Assembly. Quality Specialist III may also be asked to work other areas, including but not limited to paint, assembly, sub assembly, & final
Conduct quality inspection of fabricated components, painted components, sub-assemble components, and partially or fully assembled machines.
Quality Specialist 3 will be assigned to inspect welds for conformance in structural integrity, dimensions, appearance, and other specification requirements.
Quality Specialist 3 may also be assigned to Torque Tool lab, purchasing, configuring and testing torque tools. Rebuilding pneumatic tools and maintaining gages.
Quality Specialist 3 may also be assigned to In-Coming Quality Audits, inspection of parts to Caterpillar prints and specifications, control of non- conforming material. Collaborating with SQE to create detailed rejections to suppliers with emphasis on SAP computer system tasks.
Measure component dimensions and interpret results for conformance versus drawing requirements.
Communicate inspection results to operations department colleagues. Provide feedback in a constructive and diplomatic fashion.
Create detailed records of defects with part numbers, written descriptions, and photographs documented in the Caterpillar All Quality Events (AQE) database. Contribute to investigation of cause and identification of corrective action for quality issues.
Experience reading engineering drawings and Cat 1E specifications is highly desirable. Understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerance is also desirable.
Computer literacy with proficiency in MES, AQE, and Microsoft Excel is highly desirable. Ability to use visview software to open and view CAD models of assemblies is highly desirable. Experience using online Caterpillar drawings (in EPIX or HVC) and 1E Specifications (in REDI) also highly desirable.
Experience in use of manual measurement devices (calipers, gauges, micrometers) highly desirable.
Understanding and experience with the root cause and corrective action (RCCA) issue resolution process is highly desirable.
Strong communication skills and a demonstrated ability to build positive working relationships with coworkers and customers.
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