Quality Assurance Tech

Kenosha, WI 53144-

Posted: 06/01/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 42942

Job Description

Quality Assurance Technician

Manufacturer of lighting solutions for transportation, healthcare, food processing, cleanroom, and correctional lighting markets. The quality assurance technician position is primarily responsible for ensuring that quality standards, processes, and procedures are adhered to throughout the production process: metal fabrication, painting, surface mount technology (SMT), and assembly. This position reports to the production quality manager and is an on-site, full time 2nd Shift, position.

Interprets engineering drawings and schematic diagrams and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality or reliability standards
Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability
Selects products for tests at specified stages in production process, and tests products for a variety of qualities such as cosmetic, dimensions, performance, and mechanical or electrical characteristics. Records and evaluates data. Documents performance to existing standards.
Performs and or controls the calibration of test equipment, as assigned
Performs in process audits to verify process control and assist in validation of procedural or material deviations
Prepares and presents technical and program information to team members and management
Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during quality activities
Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality activities interdepartmentally. Submits ideas for process improvements into project tracking system.
Participates in Corrective action (CA), Preventive action (PA) and Continuous improvement (CI) activities
Inspect incoming raw materials as directed. Work with warehouse and purchasing to coordinate disposition of substandard materials
Upholds quality standards to conform to ISO 9001 policies and procedures
Upholds safety policy and procedure
Perform various work assignments in support of department or plant projects
Provides backup, as needed, to QA personnel responsible for various QA functions

Education and Experience
Associate degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school
Or 2-5 years of relevant experience and/or training
Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Competency / Skill Requirements
Experience with an ERP system
Basic math skills, add, subtract, multiply, divide the use of fractions, decimals, percent, ratios draw and interpret charts and graphs.
Ability to use small gauges micrometer, caliper, pin gauges, and visual inspection instruments
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Blueprint reading
Must be able to read, write, and understand English
Ability to organize data and present it in a meaningful manner
Spanish speaking is a plus
Must work as part of a cross-functional team and independently
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. On occasion

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