Quality Auditor

Job Details

Quality Auditor

Fountain, Colorado




Job Description

Position Summary:      

The Quality Auditor develops, implements, maintains, and evaluates quality assurance systems, procedures, and processes to ensure all products and materials meet company and customer standards, specifications, and quality expectations.  The employee has the authority to reject and prevent discrepant parts from being moved to next manufacturing operation, and to place product on hold for management review before being shipped to customer. This position will require over time.

Essential Position Functions and Responsibilities:

This position includes the following essential functions, but is not limited to them:

  • Excellent understanding and practice for inspection, testing of materials and product qualities such as dimensional, mechanical, visual, and performance characteristic
  • Stays current on industry standards by maintaining certifications or education
  • Ability to trouble shoot both in process and field returns for root cause of defect
  • Maintains all aspects of ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100:2001 quality system registration by ensuring that company follows all requirements of the standards
  • Performs necessary calculations to determine angles, tolerances, dimensions, and measurements
  • Prepares parts for customer source inspectors by coordinating assembly of required documentation, which may include inspection reports, drawings, bills of materials, process specifications, purchase orders, material certifications, and shipping paperwork.   Assists source inspector as required.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate quality audits to ensure compliance with Company standards, federal regulations and contractual obligation ensuring timing requirements are met for QA reviews and reporting to ISO registrar (Underwriters Laboratories) and customer representatives.
  • Identifies appropriate parameters, functions, and data to test and validate
  • Identifies and communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk for any dimensional, process, or quality discrepancies discovered during the inspection process 
  • Investigates, documents, and analyzes faulty processes and provides input for their resolution to managers and QA Team
  • Performs 1st article, in-process and final inspections of subcomponents and assemblies  document results of those and other inspections 
  • Designs, installs, and evaluates quality assurance process sampling systems, procedures and statistical techniques – Design implement, and execute test plans/cases based on product functional specifications
  • Presents results of investigations to senior staff and is required to prepare written reports concerning investigation activities citing and explaining appropriate defects that do not align with internal policies, customer guidelines, compliance and/or other regulations
  • Provide timely feedback on issues before parts leave the line,
  • Establishes files and computer databases to retain inspection acceptance/rejection reports and data

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Ability to use standard precision inspections tools such as coordinate measuring machine, micrometers, veneers, calipers, and gage blocks
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprint drawings
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T), and statistical process control
  • In-depth knowledge of the Industry standards
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word computer software
  • Requires a flexible and cooperative attitude, which includes when asked to perform other duties or tasks that are not listed within this job description but within the scope of this position
  • Certification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) preferred

Physical Requirements and Hazards

The employee will be required:

  • Standing: working with machinery
  • Sitting: computer work
  • Repetitive movement
  • Lifting no more than 50 pounds alone and assisting in team lifts of more than 50 pounds
  • Each employee is to fulfill the work schedule, work hours, and productivity expectations of their supervisor and RMB
  • An employee is to comply with established standards, policies and laws applicable to our business
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Contract to Direct

Monday through Friday

7am to 3:30pm