Quality Assurance Technician

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

Principal Responsibilities:

Level I:

•             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.

•             Assists 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.

•             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)

•             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 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, etc.

•             Performs simple open setups as required. The ability to demonstrate, understand, explain and document the layout inspection and procedures (inspection control plans) to isolate correlation issues due to personal interpretation or method differences.

•             Familiar with basic computer usage (creating, modifying, and saving documents).

•             Familiar with software: Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft Office Word, email.

Education/Experience Required:

•             High school diploma (or GED)

•             One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


•             Six to twelve months of related experience in a manufacturing environment, print reading, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stand, talk   and hear.  The employee may stand for long periods of time, will be walking, bending over and squatting.  The employee will be lifting up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


This is a temp-hire position

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