The Quality Technician needs to apply knowledge of quality standards and procedures: review instructions, specification, and production schedules to determine method of conducting inspection and tests, sequence of operations and work assignments. The main objective is to ensure product compliance and sustain high quality of product and delivery. The candidate should have the ability and knowledge to learn how to effectively utilize and apply the Quality Department's best-known methods. The candidate will be held accountable to quality standards and processes and enhance positive communication with external and internal customers as well as co-workers.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Perform inspection and test on raw materials, work in-process, and finished goods by gathering materials necessary for testing and maintaining retention samples.
Maintain inspection and test records.
Prepare CoA reports for products and upload or email them.
Participate in department inventory.
Use Statistical Process Software for data entry and respond to points out of specification or out of control, collect supporting data, coordinate investigation and ensure proper documentation is followed.
Maintain metrology tools for capability and stability including calibration inspection and test equipment/records and conduct capability and long-term stability studies.
Experience working in an ISO 9001 or TS/AITF 16949 environment, ISO/IEC 17025 certified Laboratory is a plus.
Assist and participate in root cause investigation for internal and external complaints.
Participate in continuous improvement process - increase effectiveness in testing.
Manage and maintain customer reports, when applicable.
Assist in quality, production, or R&D studies as needed.
Additional duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School Graduate or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years' experience in Quality Assurance/Quality Control.
Experience supporting production and using wet chemistry tools (titrators, pH meters, density meters, etc.).
Experience in an ISO 9001 environment, TS/ IATF 16949 environment preferred.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications and data entry.
Ability to read, write and interpret work process procedures, customer reports, and general business correspondence is required, as well as the ability to learn, apply and proliferate in-process statistical controls.
Strong attention to detail and multitasking is required.
Must be able to identify and follow internal procedures for process or equipment problems, develop and propose valid solution(s) to problems and actively participate in root-cause analysis efforts.
Knowledge of Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, 5S and Six Sigma a plus.
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