IMI Precision Engineering Quality Technician (Advanced) in Saline, Michigan
We are a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers' equipment.
Part of IMI plc, we have a sales and service network in 50 countries, as well as manufacturing capability in the USA, Germany, China, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Mexico, Brazil and India. We support this with our global centers of technical excellence, and facilities for CFD design and R&D testing. We employ a dedicated team of field engineers, sector specialists and key account managers – all committed to providing excellent service to our customers.
The Quality Control Technician will work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment and will play a leadership role in identifying opportunities to build seamless quality into the manufacturing processes and support lean concepts. TheQuality Control Technician will also organize and lead a cross functioning team in the development of manufacturing processes. The Quality Control Technician will also be expected to support engineering by evaluating drawings, specifications, and changes. This role requires a high level of understanding in quality/manufacturing standards and customer requirements. CMM experience is preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must 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.
Continuously looks for opportunities to build in lean quality control processes.
Designing check fixtures/functional gages in CAD program
Apply GD&T principals in everyday tasks
Lead team methodology and activities to identify nonconforming processes, product, and associated equipment.
Ownership of the nonconforming material system; implements containment and facilitates the disposition process.
Creates and ensures that established control plans are thorough, effective and utilized in all phases of production.
Follows proper operating procedures and maintains proper records in accordance within plant management system.
Lead problem solving activities in manufacturing operations to quickly identify and permanently resolve quality and productivity issues.
Performs audits related to the Quality Management System, design and manufacturing processes.
Maintains gage verification and calibration systems.
Conducts gage repeatability & reproducibility, and process capability studies if required.
Assist in the improvement of product.
Field customers complaints and work with supervision to initiate interim actions.
Organize and lead problem solving activities for customer quality issues by utilizing & supporting root cause analysis, planning corrective and preventive actions and verifying results.
Represents the Quality department as a point of contact for production support and manufacturing issues.
Support company quality goals and be able to fill in for Quality Manager in temporary situations.
Education and Experience
CMM experience preferred
Associates Degree – in related field
Experienced with CAD design
+4 years experience in quality control tools and methods.
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) experience required.
Experience with lean manufacturing and problem solving tools (5S, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping) preferred.
Demonstrated attention to detail.
Effective organizational skills for various projects.
Effective written and oral communication skills relative to quality, technical and manufacturing issues.
Ability to understand complex situations and collect data to establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Have advanced knowledge of the use of various hand-held and computer coordinate measuring devices.
Have advanced knowledge of the various quality systems tools and techniques (Advanced Problem Solving, Six Sigma, Black Belt, APQP, etc.)
Flexibility to adjust work hours to meet manufacturing schedule requirements.
Have knowledge in the use and programming of CMM equipment.
Computers and Technology
- To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint and statistical software.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Job ID 2019-31866
# of Openings 1
Platform IMI Precision Engineering