TCR Engineered Components, LLC, a leading value-added manufacturer of highly engineered metal component parts located in Brooklyn Center, MN, has an opening for a full-time Quality Inspector. In this position, you will perform in-process and final inspections of parts to verify they meet customers' specified requirements, participate in the corporate Lean initiative, and other quality enhancement programs.
Job Responsibilities include:
Ensure processes meet requirements (including, but not limited to: corrective action, preventative action, non-conformity process, document control, in-process/final inspection of parts).
Follow control plans inspection methods/frequencies.
Perform Gage R&R studies and process capability studies.
Ensure the ISO/TS quality requirements are met/followed.
Possess and apply knowledge of process control tool and analytical techniques (i.e. SPC, DOE, Cause and Effect, etc) to maximize the quality and flow of product through the production line.
Participate in improvement teams and driving waste out of the processes.
Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues.
Participate in Root Cause Analysis, using the 5-Why process, and work with Production and Engineering groups to develop corrective actions.
Promote and execute quality standards, inspection processes, test methodology, quality plans, documents, and reports.
Participate in Lean Kaizen events.
Participate in internal and external audits.
Inspect parts for conformance to specification prior to release for outside processing or shipment to customers. Inspect parts that are returned from the outside processing for conformance to specification.
Perform layout inspection for PPAP, ISIR, etc. Conduct process and gage capability analysis as required.
Job Requirements include:
High school diploma or equivalent plus some specialized training.
At least one to three years of related experience.
Good mechanical aptitude and methodical problem solving skills.
Lean knowledge/experience in implementation.
Ability to manage time and multi-task.
Proficient computer skills and demonstrated competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
Knowledge of calibration, inspecting methods, blue print reading, statistics, quality charting, and process capacity.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Familiarity with ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 16949:2009.
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated use of quality tools and methodologies.