Quality Technician

    Sep 05 2017
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    Reports To:  Production Manager

    Department:  Shop

    Purpose:

    Ensuring that materials and products meet quality checks before moving into the production facility or production lines and before shipping to a customer. Primary responsibilities are to assess the condition of the product, from various states (raw material stage, in-process and completed stage); ensuring that it is not damaged or have any defects and items meet specifications/standards set forth. This position will use testing and measuring equipment to conduct these inspections and will use blueprints, standard operating procedures, review certifications of compliance and will access standards as needed (such as military standards, welding standards, etc.)
     

    Education:

    Technical Degree with relevant experience

     

    Knowledge: 

    Chemistry - Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
    Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
    English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
    Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

    Skills:

    Basic Skills

    • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
    • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
    • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
    • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
    • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
    • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

    Social Skills

    • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
    • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
    • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

    Complex Problem Solving Skills

    • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

    Systems Skills

    • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
    • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
    • Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

    Work Context

    Body Positioning

    • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions
    • Spend Time Standing
    • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls

    Communication

    • Contact With Others
    • Electronic Mail
    • Face-to-Face Discussions
    • Telephone

    Impact of Decisions

    • Frequency of Decision Making
    • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results

    Routine versus Challenging Work

    • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
    • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
    • Structured versus Unstructured Work

    Pace and Scheduling

    • Time Pressure

    Work Attire

    • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets

    Work Setting

    • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled

    Tasks

    • Record and enter inspection data into production database
    • Perform visual inspections of finished products.
    • Participate in internal assessments and audits as required.
    • Identify and troubleshoot equipment problems.
    • Supply quality control data necessary for regulatory submissions.
    • Receive and inspect raw materials.
    • Perform validations or transfers of analytical methods in accordance with applicable policies or guidelines.
    • Participate in out-of-specification and failure investigations and recommend corrective actions.
    • Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established item specifications, standard test methods, or protocols.
    • Investigate or report questionable test results.
    • Interpret test results, compare them to established specifications and control limits, and make recommendations on appropriateness of data for release.
    • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
    • Evaluate analytical methods and procedures to determine how they might be improved.
    • Complete documentation needed to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, or inventory forms.
    • Calibrate, validate, or maintain laboratory equipment.
    • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, environmental samples, finished goods, or stability samples.

    Activities

    • Getting Information
    • Documenting/Recording Information
    • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
    • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
    • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
    • Interacting With Computers
    • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
    • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
    • Processing Information
    • Analyzing Data or Information
    • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
    • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge

    Tools and Technology

    Tools

    CMM

    Calipers

    Force or torque sensors
    • Force gauges
    • Torque testers
    Thickness measuring devices
    • Coating thickness gauges
     

    Technology

    Data base user interface and query software
    • M1


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