The Quality Technician/Inspector is responsible for verifying that all incoming raw materials, finished components, and/or special processes conform to product specifications. This position verifies in-house, in process assemblies to conform to print specifications and/or process method sheets.
Performs detailed mechanical and visual inspection of component parts following a sampling plan and inspection instructions using standard measuring and test equipment.
Records and files inspection results
Sets priorities on workflow using visual wall board
Inputs data in supplier database using information obtained from our databases
Performs first article pre-production inspection of new components and component changes as needed.
Performs in-house, in-process subassembly inspection as needed
Makes dispositions on non-conforming assemblies and records database on a weekly basis
Creates pareto charts based on non-conformance database for monthly quality report
Contacts vendors regarding quality problems and communicate as needed
Coordinates requirements for vendor certification and aid in vendor selection
Performs quarterly internal system audits
Calibrates and make arrangements for calibration of inspection equipment and torque drivers as needed
Occasionally generate reports from databases and experiments conducted on supplier parts
Performs inspection on salvaged parts and assemblies for production use
Performs annual safety audit on flammables in all buildings
Maintains focus on continuous improvement by applying 80/20, PLS, and USa principles/techniques and makes process improvement recommendations to management.
Mechanical Inspection Skills
Statistical sampling knowledge/implementation and chemical & electrical knowledge
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Computer experience required
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry
Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings especially those with geometric tolerating and dimensioning
Good problem solving, decision making, multi-tasking and teamwork skills
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Good oral and written communication skills are required
With over 125 years of experience in the industry, Diagraph Marking & Coding offers a full suite of product identification and traceability solutions that span the entire production line. We know every application is unique. Our ultimate goal is to find a solution that is ideal for your manufacturing environment, packaging substrate, code durability requirements and regulatory guidelines – all the... while ensuring maximum uptime for your coding and labeling operation.
Diagraph engineers and builds products to help keep your production line moving, so you can get products identified and out the door quickly and efficiently. Our range of technology solutions include Linx small character continuous inkjet and Linx laser coders, large character high-resolution and integrated valve inkjet printers, HP thermal jet printers, all-electric automated labeling systems including print-and-apply and label applicators, and thermal transfer overprinters. With sales and service representatives throughout the world, Diagraph supports your total coding and labeling operation needs.
Diagraph became part of the Illinois Tool Works (ITW) family of companies in 2001. Backed by the the resources, synergies, and successful business practices of ITW, Diagraph is aggressively positioned to best serve consumer packaged goods manufacturers with their product identification and traceability needs.