QA Inspector I - 2nd shift

  • Hayward Industries
  • 3630 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC 27012, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

QA Inspectors ensure that pool molding component or finished goods manufactured at the Clemmons facility are in accordance with current Acceptable Manufacturing Practices and meet internal specifications. This position will spend the majority of their time performing manual and automated quality assurance checks on in-process component and finished goods and system audits. Checks include but are not limited to: detailed visual and dimensional inspection of injection molded parts or subassemblies for conformance to BOMs, Manufacturing Standard Work, QA Instructions, approved samples and engineering blueprints.Strong organizational skills, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to prioritize work with minimal supervision and respond to customer demands in a timely fashion are critical requirements of this position. Working with minimal supervision, especially on the off-shifts, requires that personnel understand and comply with Hayward policies and procedures.Critical requirements for this job are:+ Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills+ Ability to prioritize work with minimal supervision+ Ability to respond to customer demands in a timely, professional manner+ Ability to change priorities based on business needs with minimal notice+ Confers with operators, supervisors or engineering representatives to determine and enforce quality standards.+ Uses a wide variety of gages, tools and other measuring devices.+ Performs visual and dimensional inspections/testing.+ Identifies, investigates and prepares reports as required for quality issues (Hold Tickets, NCMRs, and Problem Slips.+ Performing visual, 1st piece or full inspections on components, finished goods and physical testing (torque, pull out, tensile, defect teardowns when needed, etc.+ Generates discrepant Material Review Report when items are found which deviate from established QA standards. As appropriate, reports are distributed to management.+ Enters data to track part history, in-house efficiency and defect rates, etc., into computer.+ Use of Statistical Process Control (SPC) to properly evaluate processes, where required.+ Performs First Piece/Start-up/First Article inspections or additional studies as requested.+ Maintain effective communications and partnerships with functional departments (Molding, Manufacturing, and Assembly).+ Maintains good housekeeping practices and performs duties in a safe and efficient manner so as not to inflict injury to self or others.+ Performs other duties as assigned.+ Other duties, responsibilities and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.+ Responsible for monitoring production areas to ensure quality products are being produced and in compliance with:+ Visual Standards+ Dimensional Specifications+ Gauging Requirements+ Documentation+ Print Specifications+ Bill of Materials+ Quality Inspection Policies and Procedures+ Standard WorkEducation and Experience:Two year certificate in a scientific discipline from an accredited college or technical school required. Candidates with a High School diploma or GED and a minimum of 2-3 years QA experience in a manufacturing environment will be considered.Essential Skills/Competencies:+ Proficient with a wide variety of dimensional measurement equipment including calipers, coordinate measurement machine, micrometer, height gauge, fixed gages, and flow/pressure gages.+ Excellent blueprint reading capability.+ Familiarity with injection molding, outsourcing and manufacturing assembly preferred.+ Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, safety rules and operating instructions.+ Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and to speak effectively before supervisors and other employees.+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals and ability to compute ratio and percent.+ Have a strong understanding of quality concepts and requirements.+ Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand fluent English.+ Must have a basic fundamental understanding of mathematics.+ Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite; Excel spreadsheets and Word documents.+ Able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while completing work in a timely manner.+ Follows instructions and comply with policies and procedures.+ Must have good time management skills.+ Good housekeeping practices.+ Adapt to changes in the work environment.+ Flexible when having to change priorities.+ Willing to work overtime - staying over to assist with next shifts coverage and/or weekends as needed.+ Excellent interpersonal skills are required to address quality compliance issues with other departments such as Planning, Production, Purchasing, Engineering, etc.+ Working knowledge of SPC including using basic formulas to recalculate Process Control Limits.+ Proficient in the use of word processing and spreadsheet software including Microsoft Word, Excel and AS400.+ Ability to learn new applications as required.+ Must be safety and quality conscious.Physical Requirements:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Sufficient dexterity is required to handle small parts, sensitive instruments and other machine controls. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include good color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee may occasionally be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and work in an area with flammable materials. The noise level in the work environment can range from moderate to noisy in the production areas. Safety glasses are required while on the plant floor.ID: 2020-2656External Company Name: Hayward IndustriesExternal Company URL: cims.comStreet: 1 Hayward Industrial DrivePost End Date: 12/31/2020
Associated topics: process, prevention, qa, quality, quality assurance analyst, quality assurance engineer, quality assurance lead, software quality engineer, test engineer, tester