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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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QA Technician - Metals 1st Shift

Job-ID 4667 - McPherson, KS 

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

 

Responsible for training and developing quality inspectors and new manufacturing employees in molding and extrusion on quality requirements; reviewing and analyzing quality data; completing Gage R & R (repeatability and reproducibility) studies; identifying quality related issues and utilizing the CAPA system to help solve those issues; involved heavily in Quality Assurance projects, leading meetings and task groups in regards to quality.  Utilize Quality tools to analyze the manufacturing processes

 

JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS

 

Training

 

 

  • Train and develop quality inspectors and new manufacturing employees on the proper use of quality tools; how to properly inspect and test products according to established guidelines and procedures; answer questions and handles problems as needed.
  • Train employees on the proper data and information to enter in CAQ; review data to ensure accuracy; follows-up with discrepancies and initiates corrective actions.

 

Inspection and Analysis

 

  • Review and analyze data in Quality systems in order to prepare reports and complete analysis; compare test results with applicable standards.
  • Perform Inspections of new products, manufactured and purchased, as documented by Quality Management Systems (QMS); ensure proper methods and forms are followed; approve or reject products according to established guidelines.
  • Responsible for completing Gage R&R (repeatability and reproducibility) studies with lab gages and equipment; ensure measurements and processes are consistent and established guidelines are followed.
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformation to specifications, using measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, micrometers, CMM machine, etc.
  • Report non-conformance issues to proper personnel; communicate with various personnel issues relating to quality.

 

Quality Reporting and Lab QMS Maintenance

 

  • Develop, write and review QMS Documentation for the quality lab; report any non conformances to management.
  • Document inspection results utilizing written reports and electronic data entry; maintain necessary files and records for quality control inspections and other related documentation.
  • Review product dimensional data and report trends on data entered in CAQ and report findings to management; ensure all inspections are completed as required, all products are running within statistical process control (SPC) tolerances and all information is available to complete inspections as needed.
  • Initiate teams to work on CAPA’s (corrective and preventive actions) to solve ongoing quality related issues in manufacturing.  Follows up on the progress and current state of CAPA’s. 
  • Update inspection plans in CAQ for all manufactured products as well as products purchased from suppliers. 
  • Support and assists with plant audits by providing required information and follow-up.

 

Other

 

  • Support quality projects as needed or required.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.
  • Travel when required to offsite locations for training and/or working with our suppliers.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, CAQ, CRM and SAP
  • Knowledge of gages and other inspection equipment
  • Knowledge of math in order to compute measurements and perform studies
  • Knowledge of quality control systems
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to lead others
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.

 

Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 4-8 years of related experience preferred
  • ASQ Certificates Desired:  CQT (Quality Technician) NOTE:  Certifications are not a requirement of hire but preferred to be obtained within 2 years of employment

 

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

 

Our Benefits

A complete and comprehensive benefit package is offered to all full time regular employees. This includes: - 2 Medical Plans - Dental - Vision - Company Paid Life, AD&D, STD, LTD - Voluntary Supplemental Life for employee and family - 401(k) Safe Harbor and Optional participation with additional Company Match - Legal Insurance - Pet Insurance - Tuition Reimbursement and more

 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Wichita