Fitchburg, MA
Date Posted: April 18, 2017
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Job Id: 7608

Job Description

Quality Technician

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position will involve mainly working with supplier quality engineers, product assurance engineers, and design engineers during the incoming inspection on both military and industrial equipment to ensure parts, fabrications and assemblies meet specifications for dimensions and tolerances, materials, specifications, and other quality requirements. This individual may also assist the quality team with efforts related to product builds, projects and improvements.

  • Inspection, both simple and complex, of product, components, subassemblies, fabrications and other piece parts to ensure conformance to requirements at various stages. In more detail, this effort will consist of the following activities:
  • Interprets drawings to determine component and assembly requirements, including standard tolerances, G D & T, and engineering notations
  • Uses standard inspection equipment to measure parts (CMM, calipers, pin gauges, go/no-go gauges, etc.)
  • Inspect incoming material for conformance to drawing and contractual specifications
  • Identifies and documents nonconforming conditions
  • Executes inspection plans and checklists for inspections
  • Verifies receipt and reviews required inspection data for accuracy and compliance to requirements
  • Generates nonconformance reports based on inspection results
  • Performs tasks related to quality planning activities such as data entry, research and maintaining of vendor/part approvals
  • Reviews vendor First Article Inspection reports for completeness and accuracy
  • Maintains records in accordance with company policies and procedures

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED with 2 or more years of related experience
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Experience reading mechanical drawings and able to verify part dimensions against drawing requirements
  • In-depth understanding of relevant engineering/manufacturing standards such as geometric dimensioning and tolerance practices.
  • Ability to use various measurement devices (calipers, pin gauges, go/no-go gauges, etc.) to verify mechanical part compliance
  • Experience using a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) for example, FARO Laser Tracker and ROMER Arm is required
  • US citizenship required

Additional Qualifications, Skills or Knowledge

  • Experience with precision machining and fabrication for large complex assemblies and rotating machinery strongly desired
  • Experience with Costpoint a plus
  • Experience to AS9100 standard and First Article Inspection to AS9102 a plus
  • Experience with DISCUS ballooning software a plus
  • Internal Auditing experience a plus
  • Lean, Six Sigma process experience a plus

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