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2nd Shift Quality Assurance Technician

Location: Effingham, Illinois, United States
Job ID: 574533WP
Date Posted: Dec 1, 2020
Segment: Metals
Business Unit: Hitachi Metals
Company Name: Waupaca Foundry, Inc.

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Why Waupaca Foundry?

Waupaca Foundry, Inc. is North America's leading supplier of iron castings and has a history of innovation with a legacy of product quality. Waupaca Foundry employs approximately 4,400 people company-wide.
Waupaca Foundry is committed to relentless improvement, forward-thinking sustainability initiatives, and providing a reliable experience to the millions who use our castings every day. Our goal is to employ individuals who take pride in their work within a culture of continual innovation.
Waupaca Foundry is proud to be an employer of choice for those driven and skilled individuals seeking rewarding careers by producing top quality castings.

You will be right at home at Waupaca Foundry.

Cast Your Own Future.
More information is available on our website www.waupacafoundry.com

Quality Assurance Technician

ROLE:

Verifies product and material specifications providing support regarding quality issues and ensuring our products meet customer specifications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactively partners with production and engineering to resolve actual and potential quality issues.
  • Demonstrates clear and direct communication skills with internal/external customers, visitors, vendors, and suppliers.
  • Creates clear documentation that adequately defines a problem and corresponding resolution.
  • Informs production teams of out-of-tolerance conditions and assist with containment determining production run or halt status.
  • Maintain inventory of gauges and equipment as needed.
  • Able to use hand tools for inspection purposes.
  • Performs shift checks of parts on CMM.
  • Set up and operate Coordinate Measuring Machines.
  • Assure correct CMM program utilized per the task presented.
  • Perform required tool qualification.
  • Perform CMM maintenance and troubleshooting to include replacing wrists, probes, and styli including 5-way star styli.
  • Replace tools and build tool profiles in PC-DMIS.
  • Perform preventive maintenance activities on measurement equipment as directed.
  • Oversee capability studies and stats collection.
  • Move and confirm existing and archive CMM programs to improve product flow through the metrology lab.
  • Evaluate measurement results and composition, and develop corrective actions or repair requests for castings and tooling.
  • Performs all job responsibility while adhering to WF safety policies.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS


  • High School graduate. One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Foundational understanding of GD&T
  • Computer literate
  • Solid work history
  • Good oral communications
  • Understanding and following instructions
  • Problem solving
  • Dependable and responsible
  • Positive work attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to adapt to a flexible work schedule
  • Ability to work without supervision

BENEFITS:

Waupaca Foundry offers competitive wages and exceptional benefits, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Short and long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Employer funded retirement plan
  • Paid vacations/holidays
  • Wellness program
  • Fitness membership
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Employer supported career development, including tuition reimbursement

Waupaca Foundry is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
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