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Quality Assurance Technician

1st Shift, Multiple Locations, Full-Time, $19-30/hour (DOE)

Job Summary:

The Quality Assurance Technician level 1A performs dimensional and/or functional inspection on purchased materials and manufactured parts; uses technical expertise and inspection instrumentation to verify conformance of material/parts to prints, process sheets and specifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs first piece, in process and final inspections on vendor supplied or Dimar manufactured parts.
  • Provides inspection support in the form of liaison working with production and engineering to facilitate solutions to questions or problems that may arise.
  • Works with the QA Manager to develop, implement and maintain quality systems, and documentation to ensure compliance with Dimar’s quality management system.

Non-essential Duties:

  • Documents NCR’s periodically updates the NCR database and interacts with customers via email to secure the return of nonconforming product.
  • Participates in special projects, problem investigations and assignments.
  • Helps to track calibration requirements for all testing and measurement equipment, collaborates with Dimar’s lead for calibration records and ensures calibrations are completed on time.
  • Maintains up-to-date documentation by completing all necessary paperwork (i.e., in process inspection records, signing off on job travelers, 1st piece inspection tags, CoC’s, MTR’s, etc.).
  • Performs training as required for team members to include but not limited to inspection methods, work instructions, procedures, or production processes.
  • Provides continuous feedback to Quality Manager regarding quality, engineering and manufacturing related issues.
  • Suggest/works on quality system or process improvements.
  • Performs part and process related internal audits.
  • Processes customer returns and ensures timely disposition of parts as well as customer feedback.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

  • Strong ability in reading and interpreting drawings/blueprints to understand parameters of parts. Familiarity with basic geometric tolerance helpful.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of all inspection equipment including, but not limited to micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, height gages, gage pins and gage blocks.
  • Knowledge of machining and welding practices
  • Knowledgeable about current quality system standards such as ISO 9001.
  • Maintains composure under pressure. Ability to multi-task in response to numerous demands.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Computer proficiency in Excel and Word required.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems helpful

Experience and Education:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Associates Degree preferred
  • 1-3 years experience required

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