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Sr. Quality Assurance Technicians


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Website STS Technical Services

Sr. Quality Assurance Technician Jobs

STS Technical Services is hiring Sr. Quality Assurance Technicians in Ixonia, Wisconsin.

Summary of Role:

Our client located in the suburbs of Oconomowoc are adding to their team a Direct Hired Sr. Quality Assurance Technician. As a Sr. Quality Assurance Technician under the supervision of the Technical Support & Quality Assurance Manager, you will ensure that all built equipment meets or exceeds the design specifications to company quality standards and customer needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mentor, coach, manage and provide continuous training to aid in the development and success of department employees.
  • Primary field service technical support contact for all incoming calls responsible for diagnosing, resolving, and responding to customer issues.
  • Responsible for assisting in training of all Jr. Quality Assurance and Field Service Technicians.
  • Interpret detailed blueprints, work orders, engineering specifications and routing sheets to determine production standards and tolerance limits.
  • Confirm blueprint and bill of materials meet the latest estimate revision and customer acknowledgement.
  • Check finished equipment for paint quality, welding quality, dimensions, fit, finish, and appearance.
  • Perform tests including burner sizing and operation, e-stops, safety interlocks and alarms according to Quality Assurance pre-ship punch list and oven safety check-off sheet. Route product for rework as required.
  • Complete all required records and paperwork to include inspection reports, Quality Assurance pre-ship punch list and store in the proper folders.
  • Release equipment for painting when all punch list items have been verified, completed, and approved. After painting is complete, perform final inspection and confirm all punch list items have been completed.
  • Analyze inspection results and assist in addressing and resolving production problems causing deviations from existing standards.
  • Communicate with Manufacturing Team Leads, Engineering and Operations Manager noted deviations of tolerances of quality.
  • Recommend modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
  • Assists Materials Coordinator with incoming materials inspection.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to address and resolve manufacturing, design and quality issues and ensure the continuous, ongoing improvement of processes and methods.
  • Responsible for facility cleanliness and maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Follow, comply and enforce all safety and work related rules, regulations and policies. Make recommendations regarding safe working methods.
  • Promptly respond to inquiries to support individual, team and company success.
  • Perform various duties as requested by management.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Working Conditions: Regularly working near moving mechanical parts. Must know how to use and wear required provided personal protective equipment (PPE) depending on environment and working conditions.
  • Physical Requirements: Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, tools, or controls, reach above shoulders, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel or crouch and occasionally required to sit. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to operate a variety of small hand and power tools, the ability to operate electronic testing equipment.
  • Driving & Travel Requirements: Must maintain a valid state driver’s license, have access to reliable transportation and carry the state minimum required auto insurance. Must be able to drive company vehicles and transport materials as required. Limited travel requirements.
  • Customer Service and Communication: Must maintain confidentiality and use discretion with business information. Must maintain an approachable demeaner at all times. Focus on clear, concise communication to clients, vendors, and peers. Professional, positive, and timely communication, both verbally and in writing is crucial to this role.
  • Analytical Aptitude: The ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents such as customer and industry specifications, professional codes and standards, engineering drawings, blueprints, routings, work orders, engineering specifications, policy manuals, safety rules and regulations and procedure manuals. Must be able to effectively write routine reports and documentation.
  • Focus and Direction: Accepting of interruptions and able to refocus and stay on task. Must be able to take direction as well as instill a proactive, self-directed approach to ensure daily requirements are fulfilled and projects are completed in an efficient and timely manner. Must be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time, know how to prioritize in order of importance and meet overlapping deadlines without substituting quality or accuracy.
  • Technology: Proficient with basic software and smartphone technology including email, internet, and calendaring applications and able to functionally use emerging technologies to support business needs. Understanding of controllers and drives including programming these devices and working with PLC and HMI’s.

Qualifications You’ll Need:

  • Ability to mentor, coach, train and develop staff members with patience and understanding, providing clear and concise direction to assure successful learning and growth.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as dimensions, tolerances, proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Solid understanding of industrial controls and electrical schematics.
  • Ability to provide direction and delegate effectively.
  • Ability to independently resolve issues/problems with good judgment.
  • Ability to assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks and make clear, timely decisions that are in the best interest of the department and the organization. Possess the ability to see an issue or situation from different points of view.
  • Ability to listen attentively, ask questions ensuring clear expectations, follow directions and provide prompt continuous follow-up.
  • Ability to build relationships, good rapport and instill confidence. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with many personality types and adapt to varying environments, tasks, people and change in general.
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Punctual, highly organized, self-motivated, self-directed, confident self-starter willing to accept responsibility for results. Must be committed to excellence, accuracy in work and attention to details.
  • Sets high goals and standards for self and others.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 year technical degree at an accredited institution, field service experience, 10 years related experience, or a combination of both education and experience.

About STS Technical Services:

STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries.

Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore!

If you want to speak to a Recruiting Professional directly, call 1-800-359-4787.

STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer.


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