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Opportunities In A Culture of Collaboration

We are a team that supports each other, collaborates on projects, celebrates success, and works hard. Many staff in leadership positions began their work on the factory floor! Whether your goal is to become an engineer, quality specialist, or executive, there is an upward path.

Beyond its numerous opportunities for growth, Somic offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package including a 401k matching plan, paid time off, paid holidays, full insurance coverage, incentive bonuses, and more!

Quality Engineer Technician

We are looking for a detail-oriented Quality Engineer Technician to join our team! This role is responsible for supporting Quality Engineers in developing and maintaining quality standards, conducting CPK studies, and managing the Nonconforming Material area. You will also lead a team responsible for measuring and testing products, developing training materials, and facilitating internal screening activities.

Full Job Description

As the leader responsible for the development, application, and maintenance of quality standards across industrial processes, materials, and products, you’ll play a pivotal role in achieving SA’s Quality goals and objectives. Your essential duties encompass an array of critical tasks, with a primary focus on promoting precision and accuracy while ensuring seamless operations.

Key Responsibilities: While your primary role involves supporting Quality Engineers in the creation and dissemination of inspection, testing, and evaluation standards, you will also collaborate with Manufacturing and Engineering for trials, encompassing equipment transitions, installations, and product testing. You will conduct CPK studies, using various software to analyze and compile data, and direct the use of the Coordinate Measuring Machine.

Additionally, you will establish programs to evaluate the precision and accuracy of production equipment, as well as testing, measurement, and analytical tools. Your duties will extend to managing the Nonconforming Material area, tracking material transactions, and participating in SA’s Morning Markets, focusing on root cause investigations and material disposition.

You’ll lead a team responsible for measuring and testing products and collating data on material, product, and process quality. Developing training materials and conducting training sessions for quality control activities is also part of your remit. You’ll actively contribute to the development and maintenance of Somic America’s quality and auditing system, support Supplier Development, and engage in the resolution of internal quality issues.

When needed, you’ll step in for the Quality Specialist position, ensuring that safety is a top priority in the work area and actively seeking opportunities for improvement. Your role involves facilitating internal screening activities, reporting findings to the Quality Assurance Manager, and assisting with external screening activities as required.

Qualifications: To excel in this role, you’ll need a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent education and experience. Proficiency in reading, interpreting documents, and effective communication skills are essential. You should also possess strong mathematical skills and be comfortable with computer applications, including DOS, Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Minitab.

Your problem-solving abilities will be put to the test as you define problems, collect data, and draw valid conclusions from various technical instructions. The physical demands are reasonable, with occasional lifting and movement of up to 25 pounds. You should be adaptable and able to handle a variety of tasks in a quiet work environment, with occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts.

Required Training: Within your first three years on the job, you’ll undergo training in Coordinate Measuring Machine Basic and Advanced techniques to enhance your skills and contribute effectively to the team’s success.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time