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OPEN POSITION

Quality Assurance Technician

Join Nolato GW at our silicone operation in Royalton, Vermont!  We are looking for a Quality Assurance Technician, who will be responsible for performing inspections on molding machines.

Nolato GW is a global leader in precision injection molding and contract manufacturing for the world’s most successful healthcare, automotive, and industrial OEMs.

Join an organization that is respected throughout the industry for our advanced technology, quality, and innovation – all while enjoying the benefits of stable ownership, a collaborative culture, professional development, continuing education, global opportunities, and an exceptional benefits package.



In addition to our competitive pay and full benefits package, Nolato GW is proud to offer a $3,000 hiring bonus for this position!

 

JOB TITLE:

Quality Assurance Technician

DEPARTMENT:

Silicone Operations

REPORTS TO:

Nolato GW Silicones General Manager

 

DESCRIPTION:

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for performing and documenting ongoing attribute and variable inspections on assigned molding machines. The inspections will be done in accordance with the QAR and/or Control Plan.

This position has the direct responsibility for ensuring that only product that meets all the established Quality Assurance Requirements are packaged and shipped to our customers. The Lead Quality Technician has the responsibility, authority and obligation to document all non-conformances and to verbally communicate them to the General Manager. In addition, the Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for all new hire training for Nolato GW Silicones, and maintaining ongoing training requirements for existing staff.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Read and follow all instructions on the Quality Assurance Requirements document and Control Plan if applicable.

  • Perform Gauging as required on the QAR and enter data into the SPC software.

  • Reviews SQC/SPC data and communicates out of control conditions to the General Manager.

  • Record and maintain Batch records and supporting documentation.

  • Audit completed Batch records for accuracy before filing.

  • Perform final inspection and packaging audits.

  • Perform weigh count.

  • Perform rework and sort activities as assigned.

  • Visually inspect product to the requirements as specified on the QAR and the General Appearance Samples (GAS).

  • Document inspection results (good & bad) using the attribute tally sheets.

  • Document inspection results (good & bad) using the attribute tally sheets.

  • Communicates machine and/or process problems to the General Manager.

  • Package and handle product as specified on the QAR.

  • Report safety hazards to the General Manager.

  • Accurately counts defective product and enters it into the system.

  • Follow company safety rules, procedures, and policies and maintain a clean and orderly work area.

  • Orients new employees and ensures that they are fully trained in the required procedures necessary to perform their role.

  • Maintains training documentation in MQ1, and coordinates ongoing training for existing Silicones employees

  • Perform 5s and process audits

  • Conduct Internal audits

  • Corrective and preventative Actions

  • Update quality documents (QAR’s, Control Plans, work instructions, quality alerts, forms when needed

  • Document control

  • Assist with inspections on GR&R, OQ/PQ, FAI

  • Assist with inspections on GR&R, OQ/PQ, FAI

  • Automated inspection programming (OGP Programming)

  • Nonconforming product including RMA’s

  • Early Containment/ GP-12

  • Perform dock audits/ assist shipping department

  • Work with cross functional team on new projects to assure quality documentation is set prior to production

  • Support the “5’s” a place for everything and everything in its place program.

  • Strive to be a contributing and supportive member of our team.

  • Display a cooperative and positive attitude toward your teammates.

  • This position will require occasional overtime.

  • Other Duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, written instructions, and operating procedures. Written communications skills are a must, as this position requires that detailed documentation of each assigned molding machine be properly recorded. Must have effective verbal communication skills in order to communicate problems and issues to the supervisor and quality personnel.

  • May be required to stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift & carry up to 50 lbs.

  • May be required to work OT and weekends as assigned.

  • Requires a high school diploma, equivalent GED, Quality Control or prior manufacturing experience.

  • Prior experience in a training, or teaching capacity, is a plus.

Location

Royalton, Vermont, USA

Apply by

June 30, 2021

Contact person

Cathy Tempesta cathy.tempesta@nolato.com

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