Inspect incoming material to determine compliance with purchasing specifications. Initiate rejection proceedings for non-conforming material. Understand the types of metals and materials that are used and manufactured in the plant.
Collect and prepare samples using proper tools and lab equipment and work with production to maintain 100% compliance with customer specifications.
Perform lab testing on all jobs requiring analysis or other property tests that may be required.
Conduct quality control audits on manufacturing operations. Stop production or initiate corrective action as required. Inform the Quality Control Manager.
Perform AQL sampling as needed.
Perform final inspection. Record properties and analyses of applicable documents. Prepare material certifications as required. Stop shipment or recall any material, not in full compliance with specifications.
Provide interpretation specifications as required by production personnel to insure processing acceptable material.
Assist QC Management with investigations for customer complaints or rejections.
Responsible for cleaning the lab area and keeping supplies ordered.
Assist the Quality Manager as required to keep all operations in compliance with applicable quality systems (Military, Federal, AS 9100 or ISO 9000 systems).
Responsible for requisitioning, safe storage, and dispensing of consumable supplies used by the lab department.
Perform calibration for all precision measuring instruments used in plant processing and maintain records in accordance with the quality management system.
Associate degree or bachelor’s degree
Preferably at least two years of QC Technician experience in the metal industry, steel mill, or heavy industrial manufacturing environment
Ability to understand and follow operating and other quality procedure manuals
Experience in using different chemical analytical equipment such as an WD-XRF spectrometer and LECO instruments
Must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively with team members