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Intralox®

Quality Field Inspector

Location:

Grand Rapids, MI

Category

Manufacturing & Production

Division

Intralox
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We are currently searching for an experienced and highly analytical Quality Field Inspector/Supplier Quality to join our Equipment manufacturing Quality Department. As the Quality Field Inspector, you will oversee/conduct inspections of our key suppliers. You will be inspecting a wide variety of parts as well as finished goods to guarantee that all our products meet quality specifications.  The chosen candidate will perform regular product & process evaluations, record inspection results, and recommend improvements to the production process. To excel in this role, applicants should demonstrate great attention to detail with excellent technical, analytical abilities along with a willingness to travel and work on site for long periods of time. 


Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox’s conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods. 


Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions.  

Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. 


We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results.  To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page. 


Responsibilities: 

·         Perform regular quality assessments & inspections of a given supplier’s outgoing parts and finished assemblies prior to shipping. 

·         Experience in APQP/PPAP quality tools, First Article Inspection, Supplier Audits/Qualifications, Ongoing monitoring of supplier performances/scorecards

·         Driving supplier non-conformances/SCARs to effective closure and working on supplier process improvements

·         Reject all assemblies and parts that fail to meet quality expectations and if necessary, form and Implement a containment plan. 

·         Read engineering drawings, plans, and specifications to understand the requirements of parts/ products and services. 

·         Perform regular product evaluations, record inspection results, and recommend improvements to the production process to ensure quality control. 

·         Ensure process and product compliance to quality and customer requirements.

·         Identify risks and drive mitigation plans for seamless operations

·         Oversee and conduct incoming inspection for a wide variety of parts as well as finished goods to guarantee that all our products meet quality specifications. 

·         Communicate and document inspection outcomes by completing detailed reports and performance records back from the field. 

·         Conduct Training of people for use of quality tools, processes and calibration driving excellence

·         Perform a variety of tasks in support of short- and long-term goals of the Manufacturing division. 

·         Exhibit teamwork and self-management 

·         Follow the attendance policy of the Department 

·         Follow all safety procedures and policies 

·         Work overtime, flexible schedules, weekends as required  

·         Other duties as assigned

Requirements: 

·         One of the following: 

o    High School Diploma and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Quality related position.  

o     2 years in a trade school in a related field and 3 years of experience working independently  

o    4-year degree in a related field and 2 years of experience working independently.  

·         At least 1 year of hands-on experience with mechanical systems or related experience. 

·         At least 1 year of onsite work with no direct supervision.  

·         Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal. 

·         Proficient in MS Word and Excel 

·         Strong math skills, analytical abilities, and technical aptitude. 

·         Strong understanding of quality control standards and testing techniques. 

·         Ability to work in a dynamic environment and under the pressure of deadlines. 

·         Must possess strong attention to detail and sense of urgency to respond to issues. 

·         Ability to travel 25%, including on weekends and holidays 

·         Ability to lift 25 pounds or greater. 

Desired Qualifications 

·         Experience in an equipment engineer-to-order and assemble-to-order manufacturing environment 

·         Possess an ASQ or equivalent certification 

·         Experience in a mass production inspection environment. 

·         Experience implementing SPC and/or six-sigma concepts. 

·         Knowledge of best practices for the Quality Assurance function in a Manufacturing environment. 

·         Experience with quality tools such as CMM or other measuring systems. 

·         Experience with using and applying GD&T, Training/Certification plus

·         Certification in quality control 


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