Quality Technician in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Would you like to be part of cutting edge technology in the field of medical devices? Is being part of a team that makes a difference in people's lives important to you?  Then our Tecomet -Kenosha manufacturing plant, conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, and within 1-2 miles of the expressway might be the right fit for you!

Tecomet, Inc. is a dynamic and growing  contract manufacturing organization specializing in forged, cast and machined orthopaedic implants, precision surgical instruments, sterilization cases/trays and photochemical etched products for the orthopaedic industry.   It is an exceptionally exciting time to join Tecomet as we grow our organization through the recruitment of great team member candidates.   It's not how we do it now today - it's how we do things in the future; let's all learn something new together and achieve our overall goals TOGETHER!

POSITION SUMMARY

Perform inspections and quality assurance testing for analysis of materials, in process, and finished products.  Uses knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform functions of the job.  Works under general supervision.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITES

  • Performs and processes inspections on finished product.
  • Conducts in-process welding, assembly, function, and laser mark inspections.
  • Performs incoming inspections.
  • Assists in training new hires.  Training is not a job-specific duty to any one person.
  • Provides guidance to cleaning and packaging on visual acceptability.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the company quality system, as well as contractual quality requirements, which vary from customer to customer.
  • Automated inspection equipment experience preferred.
  • Ability and knowledge of use with optical comparators, calipers, micrometers, height stands, radius gages, etc. as well as computers preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Detail oriented with large emphasis on accuracy/efficiency.
  • Able to multi-task; good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of ISO-13485, GD&T, and blueprint reading.
  • Able to work under general supervision and follow instructions.
  • Ability to work overtime and extended work hours required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 5 years minimum experience in the field or related field.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

This position requires walking, sitting, communicating with others at least 1/3 of scheduled hours.

It also involves reaching and using hands and fingers to operate measuring instruments and machinery.  Occasionally requires lifting of up to 50 pounds (under 1/3 of the time).  Must have adequate dexterity with hands and able to work in small areas.

VISION REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to read small print (6-12 font) with or without vision aides. The operator is occasionally required to view items at 20 inches or less, with or without vision aides.



WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Less than 90 decibels (TWA).
  • Requires wearing safety glasses, earplugs (optional) and safety shoes.
  • Requires using machine safety guards and switches.

HAZARDS

  • Work near moving mechanical parts over 2/3 of the time. 
  • Exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals under 1/3 of the time.
  • Exposed to potential hazard from possible projectiles.

MISCELLANEOUS

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.