LORAM Maintenance of Way Inc Quality Technician I in Hamel, Minnesota
Job Title: Quality Technician I FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department: Quality Assurance Reports to: Supervisor, Quality Engineer GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PURPOSE: The role of the Quality Technician I is to ensure that received and assembled components are in conformance with design records and applicable standards. Through effective and accurate quality processes and inspection, this position ensures high quality components and equipment for internal and external customers. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Quality Inspection Execute inspection activities during receiving and assembly. Read and interpret design, manufacturing and assembly documentation. Accept or reject components, assemblies, shop orders based on comparison of inspection results with the design record. Track and communicate quality results. Ensure use of calibrated tools when required. Quality Processes Support Zero Defect mentality. Support the ISO 9001 Quality Management System and process requirements. Constructively interface with suppliers, engineering, field service, manufacturing and sourcing in support of quality improvements to reduce the reoccurrence of non-conformances. Support root cause analysis activities on non-conformances, and assist in the implementation of effective corrective actions. Perform product and process audits. Quality Documentation Create non-conformance case reports, communicate them appropriately and monitor non-conformances to resolution. Monitor tool calibration status and highlight deficiencies. Assist in quality data analysis. Assist writing and submitting inspection reports. BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES: Action Oriented Building Partnerships Customer Focus Listening Planning and Organizing Values Based REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Highschool Diploma/Equivalent Experience: 1+ Years Quality inspection experience; Reading and interpreting prints, using measurement equipment in a heavy equipment manufacturing environment. Experience using precision measuring equipment such as CMM, calipers, micrometers, etc. Using MRP systems; Bills of material; Non-conformance systems. Licenses/Certifications: Certified Quality Technician through ASQ within first year of employment. *Or equivalent combination of education and experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Associated Degree in Engineering, Welding & Metal Fabrication, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Fluid Power Engineering, or Electronics Technology. Licenses/Certifications: Maintain Railroad Certifications, ISO 9000- exposure and awareness of process, procedures, work instructions, audits and Six Sigma project, Lean kaizen event, or continuous improvement project team member. WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Office deskwork, requiring sitting, walking, using phone & computer May lift up to 30 lbs. occasionally 10% or more travel including international Can tolerate variable and sometimes challenging conditions during visits or inspections of company equipment in a railroad environment. Loram is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. #LI-AB1 #LI-HYBRID We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.