Quality Technician II
Coordinate all inspection activities to include:
- Source or incoming inspection, verification and testing on purchased products/services including raw materials, machined parts, sub-assemblies and completed products.
- In-process inspection, verification and testing on machined parts, sub-assemblies and assemblies.
- Final product inspection to include marking, preservation, and packaging for shipment.
- Assisting with the administration of the program for control and calibration of inspection, measuring, and test equipment.
- Implement inspection and test activities defined by Quality/Project Control Plans.
- Data and document control of drawings, specifications and work instructions.
- Verify product identification and tractability.
- Verify implementation of process control activities and provide process improvement input to those activities including work instructions, process specifications, process monitoring, maintaining equipment and environmental conditions, and personnel qualifications.
- Verify and maintain inspection and test status of product during all phases of manufacturing including source, receiving, in-process, final, shipping and storage.
- Inspection, verification and testing for warranty and repair work.
- Perform product and process audits to assure conformance to specification requirements.
- Apply measuring techniques and data collection to support the application of statistical methods in manufacturing, engineering and quality areas.
- Train and qualify operators and/or inspection personnel.
SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS
- The position requires daily contact with all levels of TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company (TWMC) and customers including Engineering, Marketing, Factory Operations, Supply Chain, Service and Accounting.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the assigned essential duties satisfactorily and provide direction to inspectors and operators. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• Interpret engineering drawing/process specification requirements as necessary to perform visual, dimensional, nondestructive and special process type inspection.
• Utilize all available measuring equipment and standards to evaluate dimensional and geometric product characteristics.
• Select the most appropriate measuring and test equipment for the task and provide training to others.
• Develop PC based information programs which allow input and retrieve of appropriate quality information.
• Use standard statistical software to accomplish tasks such as trend analysis, control charting and preparation of descriptive statistics.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Training and experience with leading team and using problem solving tools and basic statistical techniques appropriate for process control and monitoring.
• One of the following bullets must be met for education and experience.
⁃ Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) in Business, Manufacturing, Design Engineering, or other technical degree area and (3) years inspection experience with equipment, methods and standards appropriate to the manufacture of heavy industrial equipment such as motors and generators.
⁃ Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and five (5) years inspection experience with equipment, methods and standards appropriate to the manufacture of heavy industrial equipment such as motors and generators.
⁃ High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and ten (10) inspection experience with equipment, methods and standards appropriate to the manufacture of heavy industrial equipment such as motors and generators or (3) year’s work experience in QA in an industrial setting.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Individuals must be able to perform the duties of the job at a level as generally prescribed and learned by attaining credentials that include one of the following bullets below:
• ASQ Certified Quality Technician (CQT)
• ASQ Certified Mechanical Inspector (CMI)
• ASQ Certified Quality Auditor
• ASQ Certified Calibration Technician (CCT)
• AWS Certified Weld Inspector (CWI)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, standards, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels within the organization.
• Apply common sense, and understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
• Deal with problems and identify solutions to a problem involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Drive to learn new skills, acquire knowledge and apply to practical situations.
• Bias for action.
Individual must be able to perform the following tasks in English. Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.
Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of algebra and trigonometry. Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Use calculators, spreadsheet and statistical programs to perform algebraic, trigonometric, and statistical calculations.
- General supervision will be provided.
- Must be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively with other area supervisors and take ownership of assigned projects in a fast paced environment.
The physical 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
TECO-Westinghouse’s Management reserves the right to revise, change or modify the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time to meet business and organizational needs. This position description may not list all duties for this position. The incumbent in the position may be asked to perform other duties. This position description is not a contract for employment and either the incumbent or TECO-Westinghouse may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Equal Opportunity Employer.