POSITION TITLE: Quality Assurance Engineering Technician
SHIFT: 2nd shift, Monday-Friday 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm
REPORTS TO: Quality Assurance Manager
POSITION PURPOSE/MISSION: The Quality Assurance Engineering Technician is responsible for administering Quality System policies and procedures, performing quality planning for New Products, resolving customer issues, quality improvement activities and general problem-solving. The Quality Assurance Engineering Technician will oversee gage calibration, implement specific statistical process control (SPC) measures, and will assist with developing methods and procedures for inspection, testing and evaluation of company products or services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
As a member of the Internal Audit Team, will assist in auditing and maintaining the Kondex Quality System.
Performs inspections of varying complexity, using hand measuring tools and advanced systems, such as CMM and optical comparator.
Will develop and maintain appropriate statistical controls, as necessary, to maintain processes within established tolerance.
Will establish and maintain inspection procedures to support the design specifications of Kondex’s products.
Maintains data and quality documentation.
Authorizes disposition of non-conforming product.
Performs Initial Sample Inspection Reports (ISIR), Part Capability Studies, Part Performance Analysis, Gage R&R, etc. as required.
Monitors the gage calibration program and assists in replacing and procuring measuring devices as necessary. Trains associates in new measuring devices and usage.
Initiates corrective actions as investigation warrants and assists in resolving quality issues.
Two or more years of experience in a quality assurance role.
Prior experience in a technical role, with emphasis on CNC machining, stamping or heat treating.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to work with others, leading and participating in teams.
Strong communication skills.
Well organized and detail oriented.
Completion of recognized Quality Control certification.
Associate degree with a Quality Assurance or Engineering emphasis.
Additional education and/or manufacturing experience, with exposure to inspection and statistics.
Required Behavioral Competencies:
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Organizing & Planning
Resolving quality issues, of varying severity, in a reasonable manner.
Maintaining quality records and tools.
Managing multiple projects, of varying complexity, at the same time.
Identifying and developing improvement opportunities.
Primary internal relationships include Team Leaders, Shift Leaders, manufacturing associates, Product Engineering, and other office associates.
External relationships include customers, suppliers, and auditors.
CULTURE: Follows Kondex Values & Beliefs
Additional Salary Information: This is an hourly position and there is a $1.00/hour shift premium for working 2nd shift.
About Kondex Corporation
Kondex’ s mission is “Helping to Feed and Fuel the World.” We are a leading manufacturer of engineered components for the agricultural, biofuel, construction, forestry, and turf markets. We are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified. Our main focus is to exceed the needs of our customers. Kondex was started in 1974 and is privately owned. Annual sales have grown substantially. Our excellent growth has been the result of producing quality products and providing a high level of customer service. Kondex has a state-of-the-art 210,000 square foot facility that is climate controlled and utilizes enhanced process flows. We have a non-union workforce of approximately 250 associates. Kondex is a smoke-free environment. Kondex is recognized for its team environment and utilization of individual talents to create a high-performance workplace.