Quality Technician


  • Assists in PPAP activities, including but not limited to, creating and developing PPAP workbooks, performing dimensional layouts and capability studies, gathering information from other departments or outside sources, and submitting PPAP documentation to customer.
  • Conduct training to other employees on a variety of subjects, such as the proper use and interpretation of measurement equipment, job packets (Control Plan, History sheet, manufacturing drawing, ect.), sorting and rework, Quality Alerts, and testing procedures.
  • First line of contact for quality related questions/issues on manufacturing floor.
  • Perform LPA’s (layered process audits), when requested or required.
  • Participate in cause and effect analysis.
  • Assists in the effective and timely resolution to customer concerns.
  • Perform part layouts using MicroVu, CMM, or any other standard method and equipment.
  • Maintain GagePak system
  • Perform in-house calibrations and schedule outside calibration services on specialized equipment or gages.
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining statistical techniques & applications
  • Conducts studies on characteristics to determine appropriate dimensions to measure for SPC (if applicable).
  • Participate in internal audits of quality system plan and procedures.
  • Participate in External QMS audits
  • Participate in employee involvement teams, such as problem solving activities, 5S events, training, etc.
  • Create, modify, analyze, and implement effective quality packet documentation to control production processes.
  • Participate in and/or perform Gage R & R studies.\
  • Other activities as requested by Quality Manager.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be self-motivated, have strong communication skills, and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.)

Five years experience performing quality assurance duties in a manufacturing environment.

Experience quality management system requirements such as ISO 9001:2000, QS9000, TS16949.

Experience with: GD&T, micrometers, calipers, optical measuring devices, special jigs and fixtures.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with simple mathematical concepts such as multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.