Quality Tech 1 - PTL 3rd shift

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Teams: Manufacturing

Job Description

Title: Quality Technician Level - 1
Job Code: Performance Testing
Department: Quality
Task Location: Performance Testing Lab
Quality Technician Level 1 Performance Testing verifies bimetal and carbide blades, and Hole Dozer tooth fracture after Performance Testing has been completed from processes of production to ensure that parts are produced with the highest level of quality assurance protocols and procedures.
This is entry level for new hires and transferring employees into the department.
Successful candidates will be able to effectively communicate with all co-workers while multitasking and adapting quickly with new technology measurement equipment is required. Other job requirements will be work with specifications, inspection and department procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performance Testing and Inspection of Blades and Hole Dozers.
* Able to support & maintain through detailed prioritized scheduling, a constant flow through the lab(s) by demonstrating a clear working relationship with laboratory personnel & leadership.
* Set up and maintain files and records per requirements.
* Set up and operation of Bridgeport to perform testing on tempered hole saws.
* Set up to accurately inspect hole saw tooth damage.
* Set up and operation of Durability Fixture to perform testing on tempered blades.
* Set up to accurately inspect tempered blade tooth damage.
* Set up and operation of Nails Only fixture to perform testing on tempered blades.
* Set up to accurately inspect tempered tooth damage.
* Set up and operation of Bend Testing fixture to perform testing on tempered blades.
* Set up and operation of Diablo Demo fixture to perform testing on carbide blades.
* Set up to accurately inspect carbide tooth damage.
* Set up and operation of Unistrut and Stainless steel fixture to perform testing on carbide blades.
* Set up to accurately inspect carbide tooth damage.
* Set up and operation of Weld Strength fixture to perform testing on tempered hole saws.
* Must be able to communicate clearly on all matters involving performance testing.
* Take appropriate corrective action for continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction including NCR databases for non-conforming product.
* Know and practice the 5S's for industrial housekeeping.
* Operate tools, presses and equipment properly and adhere to all safety requirements in the work area.
* Able to react to change effectively and handle other tasks as assigned.
* Participate in the implementation of quality improvement initiatives to reduce process variation and prevent process and product nonconformities.
* Measure and analyze key quality performance data.
* Take initiative and responsibility for needed actions to support quality and business goals.
* Help to define, develop, and maintain quality information records.
* Must work effectively in team environments, communicating and participating in a constructive manner.
* Provide Quality support through, capability studies, Gage R&R, , testing, control plans, and other quality tools to aid in quality assurance of mfg. processes.
* Must be able to work scheduled hours and overtime as needed.
* Identify and isolate product that does not meet standards. Assist with Sorting on hold products.
* Follow all policies, procedures, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by the company.
* Ability to work independently; High level of self-initiative;
* Regular attendance is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
* Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
* Able to interpret technical data, including drawings and schematics, accurately.
* Must be proficient in the use of common inspection and test equipment.
* Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills required.
* Must be cross-trained in all areas of the department.
Education and Experience Requirements
* High School or GED diploma.

Physical and Weight Lifting Demands
The physical and weight lifting demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequency Letter Code Defined as
Never N
Infrequent I Up to 1 hour per day
Occasionally O 1 to 2 hours per day
Frequently F 2 to 5 hours per day
Continuously C 6+ hours per day

Physical Task Frequency Reason for Physical Actions
Stand C Standing work
Sit I Enter Data and PO Requests in Microsoft AX, Review Design Requirements for components and Materials in TeamCenter, Enter NCMR notifications and review history in Lotus Notes.
Walk O Manually handle items
Bend/Twist C As required to pick up manually handle items; turn from side to side to view load
Push / Pull F As required to pick up boxes of parts or finished goods
Climb (stairs, ladders) I Stairs
Reach F As required to inspect, or pack product
Lift I
Carry I
Grasp/Grip C Boxes, measurement devices etc.
Repetitive Motions C Load and unload boxes of products and parts
Kneel/Crawl I
Run N
Jump N
Rapid work speed F Data Entry and Supervision of others
Filing F
Finger movement F Typing on a keyboard or equipment use.
Keyboard use I
Close vision C
Color vision F To determine accurate counts
Depth perception C
Far vision F
Hear C
Talk C As required to communicate w/in cell
Smell N
Touch N
Temperature C Able to work in various temperatures

Amount of Weight Frequency Reason for Action
Up to 40 pounds C To move product
Personal Protective Equipment
Equipment Frequency Reason
Safety glasses C To protect eyes
Leather shoes C To protect feet
Gloves F To protect hands
Ear Plugs N To protect hearing
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