Quality Technician

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Tremco Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Associates Degree



Quality Technician - 3rd Shift

The quality technician will work on 3rd shift from 12:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. each day, occasional schedule changes or overtime opportunities necessary based on production needs. Responsibilities include safety, product quality testing, process validation and improvement. The quality technician is expected to spend a significant amount of time in the lab and on the plant floor. Must have the ability to legally work in the United States.

Duties/Responsibilities, Core knowledge:


* Monitor progress regarding 5S area scans. Resolve issues in partnership with operators and shift supervisors.

* Proactively monitor area for potential safety issues.

* Follow all EHS Rules and Regulation

LEAN Culture

* Develop and execute upon standard work activities.

* Work with black/green belt and engineers on lean/six sigma activities such as data collection, time studies, product/process validation and SOP creation and audit.

Product Quality

* Perform routine tests accurately and timely to determine if the products meet product specifications.

* Participate in improving product quality by assisting with root cause investigations and effective corrective actions with the goal of preventing customer complaints and reducing internal rework.

* Provide training and assistance to lab and floor operators using lab test SOP for finished product quality tests

* Implement quality test for incoming raw material inspection per Tremco specification.

* Conduct product and process audit to ensure standard work excuted on the floor and lab as assigned.

* Ensure ongoing compliance to all customer requirements as well as Quality System requirements

* Ensure calibration and operational maintenance of floor and lab quality equipment in schedule

* Sets up, adjust, and operate laboratory equipment and instruments

* Troubleshoot basic testing procedures

* Manage retain room filing and disposal

* Sustain lab 5S (QC lab and retain room)

* Manage spare parts and ensure lab supplies are adequately stocked

* Ensure lab SOPs up to date

* Other tasks and projects assigned by supervisor


* Improve productivity through elimination of non-value added activities.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

* Associate s Degree with an emphasis in chemistry or polymer science. Bachelor degree preferred.

* Six months to one year related experience working in Chemical or Polymer industry.

* Excellent office and floor communication skills.

* Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite. Previous experience of using enterprise software such as SAP is a plus.

* This Job is Located at a chemical plant

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.