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Quality Technician (Day Shift)

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0004809
Date Posted: Nov 28, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Quality Technician.

Available Shift:

Day shift (Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Reviews all design drawings and changes, operation sheets, process procedures, test procedures, procurement documents, quality manuals, and inspection analyses to ensure the company’s and customers quality requirements are met on assigned products and programs.
  • Training of quality inspections teams and manufacturing associates on new and existing testing equipment and procedures.
  • Measure the capacity of testing equipment to meet testing requirements.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and audit inspection standards for the review of raw materials and products at different stages in the receiving/manufacturing shipping process.
  • Manage and maintain the calibration of gages and the upkeep of the gage calibration system.
  • Lead projects to improve quality of processes, products and components as a result of internal/external findings or customer complaints. Perform joint analysis of complex problems with suppliers, design, manufacturing and other departments, to determine root cause and support development of countermeasures.
  • Leads or participates in Kaizen activities to analyze and develop countermeasures to customer complaints associated with processes, equipment, and completed parts.
  • Initiates and completes studies per work request such as Full Layouts and CPK, of all parts supplied to (HIAMS)AM-GA customers.
  • Document data, maintain database and develop computerized status reports related to inspection activities, nonconforming items, and other process, material or product quality related issues as required.
  • Establish, support, and monitor activities of the product sorting function and return of defective parts, including problem analysis, training and assignment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of three (3) years lab experience. Proficiency in programing CMM, reading GD&T drawings and completing product analysis, knowledge of calipers, micrometers, Vision Systems, and other measuring equipment. (preferably experience in automotive manufacturing environment)
  • Customer-service, detail oriented, and can interact with customers and supply base professionally as needed.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated leadership ability and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must be proficient in MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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.

Incomplete 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/D/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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