Quality Technician

Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-

Post Date: 03/27/2018 Job ID: 10525 Industry: Engineering Pay Rate: $40,000.00 - $42,000.00

SUMMARY:

Plans and conducts activities with in the assembly department concerned with the quality assurance of processes, materials, and products to achieve maximum customer satisfaction at least cost.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Customer point of contact for the assembly group quality.
Lead 8D investigation and customer response.
Supervise lab group as quality lead.
ISO/TS 16949 Internal Quality System Audit management.
Ford Easy system, General Motors PPR system usage, etc.
Participate in APQP meetings and Design Review activity related to the molding process.
Layered Process Audit management.
Train or coordinate the training of departmental personnel to perform their job responsibilities in a proficient manner.
Knowledge and practice of Health, Safety, and Environmental policies, procedures and requirements.
Monitor hold cage and material disposition.
Waste reduction team member.
Data collection for metric reporting.
Continuous improvement team member.
Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

Must have good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with production, engineering, sales and other plant and office personnel. Attention to detail and accuracy. Must have good computer skills with a working knowledge of software programs used for plant operations (Mapics,

XA Green Screen ), customer portals, lab testing equipment, and injection molding machines. Must understand general operations in a manufacturing environment.

EDUCATION &/or EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree in a technical field or equivalent; and a minimum of 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Must have good understanding of general engineering and quality mathematical reasoning. With a proven ability to make decisions based on data.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Must possess or obtain the working knowledge of plant quality programs such as but not limited to: NWA, MTS, Gage Tracker, Word, and Excel. Must have the ability to generate graphs and charts indicative to metric tracking.

REQUIREMENTS (Continued):

REASONING ABILITY:

Must possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and process several abstract and concrete variables. Must be able to assess reasonableness or integrity of the analysis performed.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must possess or the ability to obtain internal auditor certification(s) pertaining to TS/ IATF16949, ISO14001. ASQ Certified Quality Engineer is preferred but not necessary depending upon professional work experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, you may be frequently required to sit for extended periods of time; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. You may be occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee will be in a shared office (cubicle) environment. There may be occasions where the employee will have tasks to perform in a Laboratory environment and a Manufacturing environment, where Personal Protective Equipment such as Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses and Safety Shoes are required.

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