Quality Technician – 2nd or 3rd Shift

Fond du Lac
Full Time

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About Us:

Mercury Marine (a division of Brunswick Corporation, NYSE:BC) is the world leader in recreational marine propulsion engines. Employing Lean Six Sigma methodology, we have made lasting improvements in our products, processes, and service. We are honored to earn multiple J.D. Power Awards for Customer Satisfaction.

About the Role:

The Quality Technician for Casting will maintain quality control testing procedures, practices, and standard evaluation methods that will ensure product quality and integrity. This position will utilize and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment to help analyze, control, and minimize product variations. This QA role will identify the root cause of product/process nonconformance to specifications as well as assist or lead containment and corrective action activities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot particularly complex or troublesome production problems; e.g., manufacturing process variation.
  • May lead or take part in formal problem solving teams including completion of Corrective Action requests.
  • Look up blueprints on computer, read and understand tolerances, key product features and how to measure.
  • Perform basic dimensional inspections of parts utilizing calipers, micrometers, and various other hand held gauges.
  • Create, understand, and define statistical reports; e.g., histograms, control charts, etc.
  • May recommend improvements in production methods through FMEA team or other methods as appropriate.
  • Conduct mathematical calculations of moderate complexity.
  • Support manufacturing’s Nonconforming Material Process as Required.
  • Organize and direct quality spill and containment activities.
  • Perform internal ISO audits as directed.
  • Performing part audits
  • Communicate quality concerns immediately to shift supervisors, process techs, machine operators and trimmers
  • Clear communication of quality issues through shift notes and hand off meetings
  • Perform x-ray evaluation of castings

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:

  • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations and basic statistics.
  • Commitment to health and safety (both in the laboratory and in the plant).
  • Proficient knowledge of PC software including the latest Windows software applications.
  • Experience with data mining and ability to collect and transfer the information into presentable formats (i.e. PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Blueprint and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Knowledge of pertinent manufacturing techniques; namely Die Cast and Lost Foam.
  • Verbal, written, and computer graphic communication skills necessary to effectively present data and information to internal and external customers, including management and engineering.
  • Ability to lead, direct, and instruct others in related job functions.
  • Thorough knowledge of inspection techniques, metrology methods, tolerances, blueprint reading, routings, S.P.C. techniques, personal computers, and general shop practices.
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to reason through problems and suggest workable solutions.
  • Ability to guide supervision in making proper decisions relative to product and process control issues.
  • Ability to perform duties independently consulting supervisor for only occasional exceptions.
  • Must be able to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to be flexible and able to control diverse priorities and assignments.
  • Willingness to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays, as needed.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Associates degree or post high school equivalent education in a specialized technical/scientific field is desired.
  • X-ray machine operation experience and x-ray interpretation of castings is desired.
  • Five or more years of experience in complex machining operations and dimensional inspection techniques.
  • Seek and maintain certification: ASQ Quality Auditor/Inspector/Technician is desired.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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