Description - Quality Technician:
Our Client in Hall County GA is in need of a Quality Technician. The Quality Technician has responsibility for performing a wide range of inspection which includes inspection of raw material, WIP and Finish Goods to insure product quality. These activities may include data collection and general problem solving activities. This position will be responsible for training Quality Inspectors and Operators in the use of measuring and test equipment.
This is a First Shift, Direct Hire Opportunity.
- Reads blueprints and instructions to comprehend the quality expectations.
- Confirm maintenance and calibration of equipment (i.e. gauges, balances, etc.) used for manufacturing is current or removed from service prior to the due date.
- Inspect purchased and internally manufactured product for specified requirements, critical dimensions, completeness, transit damage, and customer compliance
- Perform visual, dimensional, and functional inspection of purchased and internally manufactured product and components per specification or drawings using measuring equipment (i.e. caliper, micrometer, tape, height gauge, etc.)
- Approves or rejects purchased and internally manufactured product with respect to quality standards.
- Support the Returned Goods Authorization (RGA) process as needed to maintain continuous flow and increase inventory accuracy.
- Assist in the investigation and resolution of Non-Conforming materials and product related issues. This also includes entering Non-Conformance Reports (NCR’s) into the computer system and making certain that information is accurately conveyed to all departments.
- Training Quality Inspectors and Operators in the use of measuring and test equipment.
- Ensure required production training is identified, completed an documented
- Performs first piece inspections, WIP inspections and final inspections at each manufacturing operation during proof-out trials.
- Conduct Product and Process Audits within all production areas of Manufacturing (Machine Shop, Fabrication, Assembly, Stockroom, and Shipping).
- Identify and troubleshoot quality issues and make recommendations for process improvements.
- Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, ongoing improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.
- Participates in the completion of corrective/preventive actions (CAPAs)
- Associate's degree (mechanical, electrical, quality technology) or 1-3 years’ experience working in quality assurance / control setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Proven skills in performing product dimensional inspections, including understanding of geometric dimensions and tolerances.
- CMM (PCDMIS software) experience required.
- Experience as an inspector and/or working knowledge of machining, welding, and/or GD&T strongly preferred.
- Knowledge of metric system
- Ability to read and understand drawings and perform associated inspections
- Have an understanding of mechanical & electrical engineering fundamentals.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel
- SAP experience, preferred
- Forklift experience, preferred
- Strong attention to detail
- Able to work with minimum supervision
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work with others in a team environment.
- Demonstrates the honesty and integrity required to do the right thing while adhering to strongly held principles and values.