Quality Assurance Technician - Afternoons

Mankato, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
US$ 37,000 - US$ 45,000 per year
Ref. Number
Leah Macgregor, Spherion
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Job Description

To assist the Quality Assurance Manager in the implementation of the overall Quality System. This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity.

Perform in-process inspection of product using drawings, specifications, and other pertinent information, and document/communicate the results of those inspections.
Make decisions on the suitability of product and raw materials based on requirements.
Review specific production records and packing configurations to ensure accuracy.
Create and/or file accurate, legible quality records.
Support Continuous Improvement activities by:
identifying and quantifying potential waste in processes,
participating in formal Continuous Improvement teams,
leading a Continuous Improvement project
Participate in Internal Auditing activities.
Assist in training personnel in inspection methods and quality requirements.
Perform inspection and measurement of sample parts for new product validation.
Help to maintain the calibration system for measurement devices.
Once proficient, assist in training other personnel in inspection methods and quality requirements.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Quality Assurance Manager.
Responsible for working safely and maintaining a safe work environment: attends required training, identifies and reports hazards; wears required PPE for position; and is accountable for self as well as co-worker safety.

Working hours: 3:30 PM - 11:00 PM

This position supports the Quality Assurance Manager's responsibility for major assets in the form of measurement equipment. A considerable impact can be made in regards to
1) Customer satisfaction, by ensuring effective and timely responses are given to customer inquiries and complaints.
2) Product quality, by ensuring that quality plans and instructions are accurate and clear and measurement devices are functioning effectively.
3) Profitability, by ensuring #1 and #2 above are accomplished.
This position is responsible for ensuring that product inspection and test plans are accurate and clear.
This position is responsible for ensuring calibration records are generated and retained appropriately, and the quality records such as completed control charts, job jacket, etc. are retained appropriately.

High School

1-4 years

A high school diploma or equivalency is required.
1-2 years of experience in the thermoforming industry is a plus.
ASQ (American Society for Quality) quality technician certification is desired.
Minimum of 1-2 years experience as a quality technician is preferred.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone with at least 1 year of experience as a quality assurance tech in a manufacturing / production environment.

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