Conducts quality inspections for particular areas or products to ensure they fulfill given quality standards and workmanship criteria. Monitors and records inconsistencies during quality inspections and recommends necessary changes to improve quality for rejected or defective products or materials.
QED Environmental Systems, a Graco Inc. company, is located in Dexter, Michigan, just west of Ann Arbor. QED is the leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products. For over 30 years their expertise has included Pumping Systems, Landfill Products, and Air Strippers. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016.
Quality Standards, Root Cause and Continuous Improvement
Ensure application of required quality standards and workmanship criteria for in-process/floor inspection product verification and incoming inspection/first article areas.
May assist in root cause analysis for process or product related concerns.
Manufacturing Support, Analysis and Audits
Conducts quality inspections for particular areas or products.
Support manufacturing in resolution of day-to-day issues, as needed
Support continuous improvement activities to enhance quality within Graco manufacturing operations.
Works in identification of trends for rejected or defective products or materials.
Assist in the calibration of gages and equipment necessary to support quality
Do necessary inspection of all quality related equipment to include operation, purchase and possible repair
Follows established practices and procedures in the performance of normal job functions.
Project Documentation and Reporting
Documents any inconsistencies observed during quality inspections for product or material verification.
Conduct first article audits, including creation of audits finding reports and working with responsible parties to determine proper resolution.
Create internal and supplier related Non-conforming Material Reports (NMR)
Other duties as assigned, including production support
High School Diploma or equivalent.
A minimum of an 18 month machining certification or a diploma or a completed 2 year technical program in quality or related education or ASQ Mechanical Inspector Certification or ASQ Quality Technician Certification.
1-2 years quality experience in a manufacturing environment in a machining or quality role with demonstrated ability to produce results.
Ability to interact with internal personnel in a cross-functional environment.
Good mechanical aptitude
Have completed some type of basic math and blue print course
Ability to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs
Ability to push/pull
Ability to stoop
Good hand/eye coordination
Handle and manipulate complex tooling & equipment
In an 8-hr workday, must be able to sit 1 hr, stand 3 hrs, and walk 4 hrs
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Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for both professional development and career progression. Graco’s comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement.
Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!
Founded in 1926, Graco is a world leader in fluid handling systems and components. Graco products move, measure, control, dispense and apply a wide range of fluids and viscous materials used in vehicle lubrication, commercial and industrial settings.
The company’s success is based on its unwavering commitment to technical excellence, world-class manufacturing and unparalleled customer service. ...Working closely with qualified distributors, Graco offers systems, products and technology that set the quality standard in a wide range of fluid handling solutions. Graco provides equipment for spray finishing, protective coating, paint circulation, lubrication, and dispensing sealants and adhesives, along with power application equipment for the contractor industry. Graco’s ongoing investment in fluid management and control will continue to provide innovative solutions to a diverse global market.