The primary purpose of the In-Process Inspector is to be responsible for the quality of the product and packaging being produced by the production and packaging processes. By performing inspections, checks, tests, and sampling the output of the process. You will be verifying and keeping the quality produced at zero defects getting thru inspection and suggesting improvements to our processes.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Perform inspections of purchased parts, subassemblies or finished company products according to well defined criteria using standard physical, mechanical and/or electrical measurements.
- Rework or reject subassemblies or finished products as required
- Conduct and document process and system audits using written procedures as audit standards
- Accurately document and log the results of inspections and/or tests
- Maintain all controlled document files and test records in an organized manner.
- Assist in the writing and updating inspection procedures, protocols, and checklists
- Evaluate problems and make initial recommendations for possible corrective action to supervisor.
- Work with Production and Quality Assurance to provide feedback to assemblers regarding inspection and audit results.
- Post quality metrics data for production areas.
- High School diploma and 3 years minimum experience in production.
- Must have good English written and verbal communication skills.
- Mechanical aptitude desired.
- Ability to speak Spanish is desired.
- Proficient in using measuring tools as required.
Key Competency Requirements (Leadership skills/behaviors)
- Performance (Work Standards):
Setting high standards of quality performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed·
- Building Trust
Interacting with others to provide confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization·
Generating ground-breaking solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities to maximize production quality.
- Teamwork/Contributing to Team Success:
Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals, while keeping the team focused on quality of the product produced.
Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures; ·
Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups to help them understand and retain the message.
Document and present the quality issues that you observe with area leadership.
- Initiating Action (Initiative)
Taking prompt action to accomplish perfect product quality objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive, by teaching, trusting, verifying others.
- Meeting Participation
Using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to help reach a meeting’s goals while considering the potential contributions of others.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 0-3 years of experience within operations at a manufacturing company.
- Willing and able to work a 40 hour + week.
- Ability to wear safety gear, protective equipment, gloves, uniforms and other articles of safety clothing or gear as required by OSHA,DOT, and/or state and local regulatory agencies.
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to interact with a variety of internal and external customers
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of general computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), with the ability to learn company specific equipment operation.
- Demonstrate the ability to work in a team setting and as an individual with minimal supervision
- Must be a leader who is bright and technically sound
- Must be a visionary and “hands-on”, capable of interacting effectively at every level within the business
- Must be a team player as well as a goal-oriented individual who functions with the highest level of integrity and professionalism
- Respectful of others, have excellent work ethic and personal accountability, self-motivated and be able to safely perform tasks and make decisions with minimum supervision
- Mechanical and technical aptitude and skills
- Adaptability and flexibility
- Associates or 2 year Technical Degree in Mechanics, Electronics, or related field
- One (1) to Two (2) years of Operations experience within the assembly environment.
Environment & Working Conditions
This position is generally performed indoors in a plant or office environment (but may require outside work too) and requires specific physical requirements that must be met, including:
- Some heavy lifting and considerable moving of equipment (regularly lifting up to 25 pounds)
- Standing for long periods of time
- Sitting as needed
- Climbing, bending stooping, kneeling, crouching
- Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
- Exposure to a combination of normal office type environments, along with activities in the plant
- Regularly exposed to dust, odors, non-hazardous chemicals, fumes and noise
- Vision – both close and distant vision skills necessary
- Ability to use hands and fingers; reach with arms; feel parts and other items as needed for the position