A Clare County manufacturer is seeking a Quality Technician to join their team! This is a full-time, temp-hire opportunity (goal is long-term placement) and hours will vary greatly depending on coverage needs, so interested candidates MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT. A minimum of 1 year experience in the performance and theories of gage calibration and measurement analysis is required. The employee must be able to keep pace with gage tracking and decontamination testing.Responsibilities:Follow directives from the Quality Assurance Manager to meet customer quality standards.Coordinates quality assurance requirements and work tasks with Quality Assurance Manager. Perform receiving inspection on incoming goods in accordance with procedures.Identify and handle non-conforming products; identify visual defects and make disposition on inspected material. Perform layout of products utilizing the coordinate measurement machine (CMM), optical comparator, and various other measurement equipment and/or tools determining conformance to quality requirements.Plans, performs, and documents gage calibrations at prescribed intervals. Coordinate quality activities with production personnel including the General Manager, Supervision, Engineering, Technical Support Team personnel and operators.Execute training activities under direction of the Quality Assurance Manager.Perform and document contamination testing of products in accordance with documented procedures.Aide in the development of process flow charts, control plans and PFMEA?s. (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis)Preparation and documentation of prototype products to customer expectations.Preparation and documentation of PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) activities in accordance with customer requirements.Write procedures, work instructions and inspection sheets in accordance with the QMS (Quality Management System)Aide in the control of all documentation in accordance with the QMS (Quality Management System).Gather and collect data from multiple sub-sets of any product needed for capability studies along with continuous monitoring of applicable SPC (Statistical Process Control) charts.Promote quality achievements and performance improvements.Actively participates in Five S activities. (5S, a system of continual improvement ? visual order, organization, cleanliness & standardization.) Participates in employee training programs and other company meetings as required. May be asked to participate on the Emergency Response Team, Safety Committee, Environmental Management Team, Internal Auditor or other groups to assist in the continual improvement of the company.Adhere to company policies, rules and procedures.Must be able to travel with possible overnight stays. Travel outside the continental United States may be required.Skills:Above average reasoning abilityAbove average mathematical knowledge and aptitudeProficient computer skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to identify and make quality determination for visual defectsAble to be accurate and precise in measurementsQualifications:MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT AS HOURS WILL FLUCTUATE BASED ON COVERAGE NEED.High School Diploma or GED plus one year of experience and/or education in the performance and theories of gage calibration and measurement analysis. Must be willing and able to participate in additional training or educational programs as related to job duties as required by the company (must establish a passing grade or equivalent).Must comply with Spherion's Drug Free Workplace Policy and disclose relevant criminal history at the time of hire.