The Quality Technician is responsible for maintaining a register of the monitoring and measuring equipment, the process employed for their calibration/verification including details of equipment type, unique identification, location, frequency of checks, check method and acceptance criteria.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plans the sequence of testing and calibration for instruments and measuring equipment according to blueprints, technical manuals, and other specifications.
- Performs preventative and corrective maintenance of measuring and test equipment.
- Orders all Inspection, Measuring and Testing Equipment required on the shop floor.
- Maintains a supply base for devices that cannot be calibrated internally.
- Initiates the product recall process for out of tolerance measuring equipment.
- Provides calibration system maintenance and maintains the full calibration database.
- Monitors the temperature and humidity in both the metrology lab and the CMM room.
- Research and provide recommendations on measuring equipment.
Additional Duties, Responsibilities, and Activities:
- Provides assistance to other functions within the Quality Department, when needed.
- Other duties as may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.
- Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.
Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field or of an engineering discipline is preferred. Associates Degree or one year or more of Quality Assurance experience beneficial.
Work is performed largely in a manufacturing environment with minimal chance for personal injury. Frequent mental and visual concentration for computer usage and calculations. Work hours are normally during regular business hours and average at least 40 weekly, occasional unscheduled overtime may be required
May need to bend, stoop, and lift to move materials and retrieve files. Spends prolonged periods of time sitting and walking to inspect and prepare reports. Some exposure to noise on shop floor. Required to use calibration equipment and tools. Excellent vision is critical to this position. May be required to lift up to 10 pounds; occasionally up to 30 pounds with assistance. Some exposure to oils and solvents.