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Quality Technician - AEQ Job
Jackson, MN

Quality Technician - AEQ Job
Jackson, MN

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JOB DESCRIPTION:Quality Technician

Job Summary

Provide quality assurance support to ensure products produced are manufactured in accordance to the specifications and requirements as defined by the customer and engineering.

Responsibilities and Job Functions

  • Quality Gate Meetings: Participates in Daily Quality Gate Meetings and provides timely updates back to the Quality Gate team in order to quickly contain and permanently Quality related issues.
  • Product & Process Audits: Performs required audits by completing necessary inspection procedures (product operation, certification and test procedures), using the appropriate documentation, and attesting to the quality of the product prior to shipment.
  • Quality Requirements: Ensures and verifies accuracy and completeness of quality requirements, inspection sheets, engineering documents and sampling sheets used when inspecting parts or units.
  • Quality Measurements: Uses basic precision measuring tools, workmanship standards, visual inspection and referencing specifications and blueprints to identify discrepancies. May include calibration activities.
  • Document Deficiencies: Document operational deficiencies and provide a means to track and address repetitive issues.
  • Troubleshooting/Problem Solving: Troubleshoots daily issues and determines the root cause of the problem. Initiates proper problem solving processes.
  • Pilot Runs: Assist Manufacturing and Design Engineering during pilot run’s of prototype units to determine undocumented quality requirements and/or test procedures that should be added to the Quality Requirements.
  • Communications: Communicate in the appropriate manner with the appropriate formats (i.e. documents, email, charts, etc.) as necessary to convey quality information to the required parties.
  • Change Request (CR): Participate and make recommendations for continuous improvement by submitting CR’s.
  • Deviations: Initiates deviations for individual parts, assemblies or machines when it is applicable.
  • Non-conformities: Initiate by completing the information required on the appropriate form pertinent to the (Red Tag’s & Rework Sheets) issue identified. Evaluates and dispositions non-conforming parts as deemed necessary.
  • Corrective / Preventative Actions (CA): Initiate Corrective/Preventative Action notices as determined necessary to ensure quality processes and products.
  • Machine Change Orders (MCO): Reviews the MCO database to ensure that products are in compliance.
  • Meetings: Participates in meetings as required. Completes follow-up activities in a timely manner.
  • Training – Resource: Provides training to the appropriate people as required.
  • Continuous Improvement /Special Projects: Assist and participate when required in Business Unit improvement activities.



Education and Experience

  • Prefer a two-year Technical Degree/Diploma in a field related.
  • Computer Knowledge: Must be knowledgeable of computer systems and pertinent software. MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Project, PowerPoint.
  • Precision Measuring Equipment: Ability to demonstrate effective use of precision measuring tools and/or equipment.
  • 3-6 years of experience in manufacturing or office environment.  
  • Must have the ability to train others.


Required Skills and Abilities

  • Team Player/Teamwork: Must possess good interpersonal skills. Demonstrates the ability to work with others efficiently and effectively either one-on-one, as a team, or in a group.
  • Personality: Must possess a positive attitude with self-motivation.
  • Communication: Must be able to communicate effectively with good verbal and writing skills.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to utilize problem solving skills and techniques to achieve problem resolution.  Must be able to work effectively in a cross-functional setting.
  • Leadership:  Can work and lead projects with little or no supervision.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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