Why does this job exist at Ontex?
This job exists to ensure products manufactured meet industry and federal standards. The Quality Inspector will also test, inspect and measure materials and product in a controlled laboratory setting. The focus of this position is to execute standard operating procedures related to the inspection of product and materials.
How big is the job?
This job is responsible for monitoring quality processes on one to six production lines.
What am I expected to deliver, and what are my main tasks?
· Execution of procedures, process documentation and continuous improvement programs.
· Reviews and checks accuracy and completeness of quality records prior to final release.
· Provides guidance to other departments regarding compliance to procedures and federal, state and local requirements.
· Performs evaluations of non-conforming product through the incident reporting process and follows up on getting dispositions and completing the required action.
· Identifies, communicates and follows up on issues identified through the quality review of documentation
· Monitoring operations to ensures products manufactured meet industry and federal standards.
· Testing, inspecting and measuring materials and finished product in a controlled laboratory setting.
· Executing standard operating procedures related to the inspection of product and materials.
· Receiving incoming raw materials.
· Communicating supplier complaints for incoming raw materials.
· Reviewing receiving reports.
· Maintaining retention samples and final storage.
· Reviewing batch records for final storage.
· Performing quality reviews.
· Monitoring and maintaining equipment calibrations.
· Performing line inspections.
· Completing first piece approval.
· Performing all testing.
· Performing internal audits.
· Participating in monthly cleaning.
· Calibrating the SAP system.
· Documenting quality holds in Micro Soft Excel
· Performing quality transactions in SAP.
· Training others
With whom do I need to collaborate to get the job done?
· The quality department daily to ensure quality management systems are executed.
· The production department daily to ensure the product is produce within the established specifications.
· The maintenance department daily to communicate nonconforming observations.
· The receiving department daily to inspect and receive raw materials.
· The purchasing department daily to confirm the process order.
How complex is the stuff I’m dealing with, and how do I solve problems?
I encounter differing situations, and solving them requires the identification of the issue, the application of judgment and the selection of a solution from my expertise and acquired knowledge.
I can rely on well-defined procedures or precedents covering most of the issues I encounter.
What do I need to be successful in this job?
Working Safely: Making sure not to jeopardize the safety of yourself or others. Working Safely (i.e. not cutting corners or taking risky short cuts; being alert to an unsafe situation; being thoroughly knowledgeable about safety guidelines and equipment; being thoroughly familiar with lock-out procedures).
Problem Solving and Troubleshooting: Being able to recognize a problem and find the root cause through a logical repeatable process; being able to quickly think through a problem and come to a solution: being able to check things out systematically to find out what the problem is and why it has occurred.
Striving to Do Well: Being a person who can be depended on to carry out a quality job; feeling accountable and having ownership; striving to do well; taking pride in the quality of your work; willing to improve personal skills and knowledge as warranted by ever changing technologies.
Taking Initiative and Structuring Work: Taking the initiative when you recognize something needs to be done. being able to decide which activities need your attention first; structuring your time so as to get all the things done that need to be done; skillfully setting priorities to make the best use of your time; planning the steps in a job and organizing tools and resources accordingly.
Effective Under Pressure: Able to function well in stressful situations; maintaining effective and consistent performance while under difficult circumstances.
Working Well with Others: Getting along well with co-workers and members of other teams; having good working relationships with others in the area; being able to communicate well; working well with others of different race or gender. Practice Servant Leadership.
Technical Reading and Using Resources: Being able to read and understand technical materials, such as training manuals and vender instructions; using materials to collect information necessary to troubleshoot and solve a problem.
Physical Requirements: The ability and willingness to perform light to moderate lifting of equipment such as test equipment, finished product, binders and boxes. The ability and willingness to stand long periods of time and walk in the production facility long periods of time. Adequate hand and finger coordination to manipulate small parts. Adequate vision and color perception. Minor stooping, bending, sitting, reaching and crouching as needed to inspect finished product and materials.
What is the educational requirement for the job? The Quality Inspector must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED.
What prior experience is required for the job? The Quality Inspector must have two to three years quality related experience.
Which technical skills do I need to master? The Quality Inspector must have intermediate level computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Software.
What are the core competencies for the job?
· Solid understanding of quality functions and responsibilities.
· Strong interpersonal and motivational skills.
· Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
· Effective written and verbal communication skills.
· Analytical and organizational skills.
· Ability to handle confidential information and communicate with all levels of management.
· Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.