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Quality Lab Technician

Location: Berea, Kentucky, United States
Job ID: R0009392
Date Posted: Jun 25, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Quality Lab Technician

Company: Hitachi Astemo Electric Motor Systems America, Inc.

Location: Berea, KY

Shifts available: 1st & 2nd shift

Status: Regular, Full-Time


Responsible for supplier and AM - MS manufacturing parts quality through the life of the program including warranty concerns.


  • Physical inspection of components and finished products by use of various automatic inspection equipment and hand-held inspection tools based on standards shown in engineering drawings or specification documents.

  • Support dimensional and physical properties inspection on incoming supplier components and raw materials as specified.

  • Support dimensional and physical properties inspection of in-process components and sub-assembly components as specified.

  • Support dimensional and physical properties inspection of finished goods products as specified.

  • Maintain overall Lab inspection work request information, work schedule plan,

  • communication with outside depts on work completion status as needed.

  • Maintain Lab facilities equipment / tool items listing, to include storage location plan,

  • calibration schedule, repair or replacement events.

  • As needed support QA Eng. And Line Inspectors with quality inspection / sorting on production floor.

  • Maintain Lab layout organization, safety and cleanliness at all times.

  • Prepare various type of QA Lab standard documents, reports as needed to show evidence of completed work and to assist with communication of inspection results to requesting or related departments.

  • Perform testing functions of both mechanical and electrical in nature.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Must have the ability to learn and operate latest technology equipment used for the purpose of dimensional and physical properties testing functions such as ; 3 axis CMM, 3-D Measurement Scanner, CNC Measurement, Digital Microscope, Tensile Strength, Surface Finish, Height Gauge and various hand held inspection tools.

  • Be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Possess ability to perform duties utilizing current company software applications.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills required.  

  • Performs job duties in an ethical and professional manner.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate's degree or technical certifications in a technical field preferred.

  • 3 - 5 years prior related experience preferred.

Working Conditions:

Physical Demands:  

  • Required to sit or stand for long periods of time. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Ability to work 40 - 60 hours per week.


  • Domestic and international may be required as needed.

Work Environment:   Working in an office environment with frequent exposure to manufacturing areas.

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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