Production Quality Technician

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The Quality Technician I is responsible for assuring quality to the customer by completing Quality activities/projects as assigned. Assists with ISO-9001 maintenance activities that include; generating/revising documentation, performing internal audits, issuing corrective action requests and leading continuous improvement activities.


Responsibilities:

  • Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards
  • Evaluate data and write reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards
  • Recommend modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability
  • Handle calibration of tools
  • Perform Material Review Board (MRB) meeting and collaborates with applicable personnel for parts disposition.
  • Support Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA) and Control Plan activities.
  • Ensure Non-Standard Work events are accurately performed and tracked. Identifies problem areas and works for resolution.
  • Support root cause analysis activities and take action to resolve and prevent issues.
  • Support the creation and maintenance of the Quality Data Analysis (QDA) system for production include new user or feature training. Handles QDA access request based on user roles.
  • Supports process and system audits as required by the Quality Management System in support of ISO 9001 compliance.
  • Maintain controlled documentation as required. Assure documentation matches the quality processes.
  • Understands the Non Conformance (NC) process from creation to closure following the Vestas NC process.
  • Involvement in new and on-going Quality projects is required. Must be able to provide training to employees on new/revised processes and measurement equipment.
  • Look for ways to increase efficiency within the processes of the Quality Department and communicate improvement ideas. Be open to change, lead, support and participate on Continuous Improvement teams.
  • Support the generation and reporting of quality metrics (CTQs/KPIs).
  • Lead/support activities as defined by Quality Engineers.
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to see and hear alarms, timers and follow verbal instructions
  • Must be able to wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the task
  • Ability to work in each production environment without restrictions
  • Flexibility to support to support different shifts
  • Regular and reliable attendance

Education, Training, and Skills Required:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); four years of manufacturing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong natural ability to work in teams, high degree of adaptability & flexibility, strong desire to learn new skills & knowledge, excellent work ethic, dependability &dedication to team/company, personal desire/value to produce quality work, and ability/desire to work as a craftsman with hand tools.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

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. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and push/pull up to 20 lb. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision as well as the ability to distinguish colors. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; bend, stoop, squat/kneel, crouch/crawl, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.


Work 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working in a production environment

Pay Rate is $19.50 - $30.00 depending on experience.

There is a night shift/2nd shift premium of $240 bi weekly.


About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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