ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & AUTHORITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Continuous Quality Improvement of products, processes and systems by performing the following:
Provide work direction and technical leadership to inspector team
Address and resolve day-to-day quality issues arising from quality inspection
Address and resolve customer complaints expeditiously
Address and resolve supplier quality issues by being the owner of the issues and coordinating among various functional groups
Working as internal lead ISO quality auditor as well as liaison person for external ISO auditor
Maintaining in-process, supplier, receiving and customer quality related data, yield information, 8-D corrective actions for ISO and other records
Responsibilities, Authorities and Decision making:
Day-to-day quality inspection decision making when accept/reject criteria is not clearly documented
Likewise quality decision making for accept/reject for supplier related issues, receiving inspection issues, piece part issues when such interpretation of criteria is required
Interpreting internal documents such as drawings, work instructions, check lists, test procedures, Bill of Material conflicts, specification and tolerance questions etc.
Interpreting IPC-A-610 and other Industrial standards as well as Internal Workmanship standards for production operators, supervisors and QC inspectors
Enforcing the requirements form these internal documents and external and internal standards
Enforcing all applicable ISO certification requirements internally and at suppliers’ operations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES & AUTHORITIES: This position supervises 5 to 7 non-supervisory positions in the following areas:
Quality Control Inspection - In-Process
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 of this position.
EXPERIENCE: Three to six years of related experience and/or training (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
EDUCATION: Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations and Industry workmanship and inspection standards such as IPC, ANSI, UL, RoHS etc
COMPUTER SKILLS: Intermediate skills: Ability to navigate and use internet/intranet and other programs such as the MS Office package including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, or Company-wide cross functional Enterprise Resource Planning software. Must also be able to perform limited troubleshooting.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs, Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
REASONING ABILITY: Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES: Must have thorough knowledge of inspecting components, parts, materials, products against specified requirements. Some examples include but not limited to: electrical, electro-mechanical, electro-magnetic parts and subassemblies, printed wire assemblies, mechanical parts made from plastic, sheet metal, wires and wire harnesses, connectors, cables, electronic components, integrated circuits, This job also requires knowledge of various industry and Government standards for electrical and electronic products and components such as IPC, RoHS, ANSI, JEDEC, IEC etc.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: IPC certification or equivalent experience, ASQC inspection and quality control certification is desired but not essential.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following are physical labor characteristics associated with this job.
Amount of time spent…
1/3 to 2/3
Using hands to handle or feel
Reaching with hands and arms
Talking or hearing
Very Close vision (clear vision at 10 inches or less)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while the eyes fixed on a given point)
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The following are characteristics associated with the environment in which this job is typically performed.
Amount of time spent in or around…
1/3 to 2/3
Risk of electrical shock
The work environment of this position exposes the incumbent to moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).
Internal Number: 430-072018
About TDK-Lambda Americas Inc.
TDK-Lambda Americas Inc., a subsidiary of the TDK Corporation, has been a major provider of power solutions for more than 60 years. An ISO-certified company, TDK-Lambda designs and manufactures a wide range of AC-DC and DC-DC power products for Industrial, Medical, Telecom, Datacom, and Test & Measurement applications worldwide. The High Power Division of TDK-Lambda Americas Inc., where the Receiving Inspection Associate position would be assigned, is a manufacturing company which has been in operation since 1945. We manufacture and sell electrical equipment that is used in a wide variety of industrial, medical and scientific applications. Our factory is organized in self-directed, cross-functional work groups where a variety of employee skills are brought together to deliver the best possible products to our customers. Continuous training and activities across departments offer many opportunities for employee contribution and growth.