Quality Assurance Technician - 1st Shift
Quality Assurance Technician - 1st Shift
Brookings, SD 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Quality Tool, Inc. is an ISO9001:2015 certified growing contract manufacturing company to Fortune 500 companies. Our precision metal fabrication capabilities include punching, welding, machining, and assembly. Our office and manufacturing facility is located in Brookings, South Dakota.

We are searching for a Quality Assurance Technician to work 1st Shift. The ideal candidate will be responsible for performing inspection/ testing on quality of raw materials, in-process products, and or finished goods according to company standards, and customer specifications while ensuring that procedures are followed and proper documentation is maintained.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Verify that established quality and production processes are being followed to provide defect free components.
  • Administers corrective action when processes are not being followed.
  • Complete first article inspection and documentation as instructed or needed.
  • Knows and follow ISO 9001 Quality Systems guidelines applicable to your area.
  • Analyze all procedures, raw material standards, inspection techniques, and inspection equipment for process improvements.
  • Provide technical assistance and advice to all functional areas regarding quality system measurements and procedures.
  • Maintain required work records.
  • Assist with administration of the calibration system and ensuring that all tools used by Quality Tool are calibrated.
  • Log information on defects into DMR/CAR database.
  • Audit key dimension/features of completed components and identify any anomalies that impact production processes.
  • Other duties as assigned or as required to meet customer or business needs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Understands and promotes company’s mission, values and quality policy.
  • Exhibits the personal characteristics we value of good attitude, intelligence, integrity and humility.
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints and sketches.
  • Ability to use squares, calipers, micrometers, indicators, precision blocks, height gages, CMM, etc.
  • Ability to maintain required work records and Quality System Documentation.
  • Quality orientation and high attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated competency with personal computer systems and software applications.
  • Ability to maintain safe work environment.
  • Ability to perform problem analysis and problem resolution.
  • Knowledge concerning mechanical principle, forming practices, the properties of metals and the application of mathematics and dimensions to precision fabrication.
Experience & Education:
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • Trade school in relevant discipline and at least 2 years work experience, or 3 to 4 years equivalent in training, experience and knowledge.
  • Continuing education in area of functional responsibility/

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive wage commensurate with experience.
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Long and Short-term disability
  • 401-k plan with company match.
Direct Hire Only - No Staffing Agencies


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
2+ years
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