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Quality Inspector

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0001082
Date Posted: Jan 17, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Quality Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Hitachi Astemo has been synonymous with safety, quality, growth, and continuous improvement. Adhering to these core values has enabled us to succeed as a Tier 1 supplier of world-class products to the global automotive market. With over 3,600 hard-working employees in three U.S. Manufacturing plants, we are dedicated to ensuring the expectations of our first-rate automotive customers are consistently exceeded.

We are currently seeking candidates to work at our Monroe, Georgia location. We need Quality Inspectors who are comfortable working in a high speed production process as well as  attention to detail to ensure that a quality product is produced for our customers. Individuals hired for this position must be able and available to train and work on available shifts and be  willing and able to work mandatory overtime

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Inspects in-process work, finished products and/or purchased materials for conformance to specifications, using basic inspection instruments and/or techniques.  Performs 100% inspection for products (appearance, dimension) as necessary.
  • May provide performance test of completed product, set or adjust and operate inspection equipment to ensure its accuracy.
  • Inspects for dimensional accuracy, process and quality operations to assure conformance to customer, engineering and quality requirements.
  • Participates on project teams to prevent or solve manufacturing or quality problems, reduce cycle times, cost increase efficiency, or any other project, as necessary.
  • Prepares and processes inspection acceptance or rejection paperwork, maintains records, files, and related documentation as necessary.
  • Utilize effective communications and problem solving skills to foster an effective team environment which continually strives for safety, quality, organizational, product, productivity, and improvements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Some college preferred. 
  • Three to five years of quality inspection and/or production experience preferably in a fast paced automotive environment.
  • Ability to utilize inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, CMM, height gauge, Vision Systems and other measuring devices.
  • ISO, and/or TS16949 environment preferred.
  • Utilize effective communication, team work, problem solving, and organization skills to foster an effective team environment which continually strives for safety, quality, organizational, product, productivity, and improvements.
  • Good computer skills.  Ability to input data and effectively utilize programs such as Microsoft Office to develop reports. 
  • Requires ability to work both independently and effectively within a team environment to ensure individual and departmental objectives are accomplished.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color vision.
  • Ability to lift and/or transport 25 lbs and utilize proper lifting techniques and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and measure parts.  Familiarity with GD&T preferred.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position works in a warehouse/production environment.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The performance of this position requires exposure to the manufacturing areas where certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment.

lncomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks.  Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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