Excellent Opportunity for a Quality Assurance Technician in Northeast Columbia!!

Responsible for the effective utilization of inspection equipment and systems to assure the quality of manufactured products.


•             Operates and analyzes data from sophisticated measuring devices such as DNC, CMM, OGP, Micro-Hite, and programmable measuring devices including multi axis and linear axis.  Communicates analysis results to ME’s, QE’s, and or manufacturing employees for continuous quality improvement.

•             Assist ME’s, QE’s, and/or set-up personnel and manufacturing employees as required for facilitating production and assuring quality.

•             Provides work instruction to manufacturing employees relative to product quality requirements, measurement techniques, measuring equipment use and care, process control characteristics and frequency.

•             Applies statistical process control methods for analyzing and interpreting data to evaluate the current process and process changes.  Takes necessary and appropriate action to return non-compliant processes into statistical control.  Quarantines questionable product and in concert with the Preliminary Material Review Team members, determines the disposition.

•             Performs preventative maintenance on inspection equipment as required.

•             Measures product to obtain quality data to evaluate quality improvements, process capability (CP/CPK), machine capability (CN/CMK), and gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R) Product Engineering, Maintenance, Manufacturing Supervision, and manufacturing employees relative to problems for corrective action (solutions).

•          Documents data obtained during all quality assurance activities, consistent with policies and procedures.  Prepares documentation of quality (inspection results, disposition scrap/rework as required) prior to product movement inside the company, to outside contractors, and to final customers.

•             Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards.

•             Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and provides recommended process improvements to management.

•             Ability to relay the audit results in an electronic format as required for the area of support; i.e. Filling out of audit results in a 202 or 206 format.

•             An understanding and background of simple/generic machining processes and possible secondary operations; i.e. grinding, heat-treat, sand/bead-blast, phosphate and etc.

Performs diversified operations on CMM's ODP, or similar equipment including true position, profile, and alignments.

Performs delegated responsibilities as needed, ability to travel and work with little or no supervision.  

Education/ Experience Requirements:

•             High school diploma (or GED); or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

•             Five to Seven Years of related experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Advanced math
  • First Article Inspection
  • Blue print reading
  • Advanced Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • CMM Programming

ASQ Certification (CQT Type of methodologies)

  • thorough knowledge of current manufacturing processes, machine tool and tooling
  • Welding Inspection
  • Barrel Inspection

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee is occasionally exposed moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


This is a temp-hire position

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