Quality Specialist I
Job category: Other
Job Type: Part Time
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
The Quality Specialist will work over 90% of the time in our manufacturing facilities in China. Under the direction of the Quality Assurance Supervisor, the Quality Specialist Level 1 is someone who represents the Quality Inspection Process Requirements, takes direction from the Lead Quality Specialist and performs all requirements professionally and to the best of their ability in accordance with company policies and procedures. Duties include conformance of the requirements, upholding our Quality Standards and submitting detailed inspection reports to JHTNA.
Perform finished goods inspection process (FQC checklist, Master workbook data and email to Inspection team).
Maintain completed inspections data base (JIS Inspection tab of Master Workbook).
Communicate defects that should be raised to a SCAR or elevated to the PSC (Product Safety Coordinator).
Train on Level 2 duties.
Participate on 5S Sprints or lean six sigma projects.
Assist with Root Cause Analysis
Maintain organization in workplace
Lead by example
Follow all safety policies
Recommend changes to ensure safe and productive workplace
Marginal Job Functions:
Other projects as assigned
High school diploma required
Associate degree or equivalent in work experience preferred
Additional training and/or certifications in quality systems preferred
Technical and/or mechanical background required
Past experience in an inspection or repair service role preferred
Consumer products experience is a plus preferred
Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point required
Statistical software, CAR/PAR software preferred
SAP experience preferred
Reside in China 90 percent of time
Forklift certification (sit down and stand up)
Familiarity with measuring instruments. Examples include: VOM calipers, tension gauges, etc.
Valid drivers license is required
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Strong sense of initiative and a sense of urgency, demonstrated by accomplishing tasks; improving current work processes; and assisting others when necessary
Unwavering attention to detail and commitment to world-class quality
Ability to embrace deadlines
Able to project a positive and professional demeanor to all internal and external contacts