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Quality Technician

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Location: Garland, TX
Andersen Corporation
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Description & Requirements


Focus on sustaining Quality Control Activities in the Garland, Texas Extrusion Plant. 
Verify that quality standards are effectively being used to detect and address non-conforming product to protect the Andersen Brand.




·       Perform Finished Product Audit of production lines and communicates results and expectations to the line to address 

·       Verify Quality Control standards and measurement equipment / methods are being used by operators to detect and address non-conforming parts/products

·       Provide daily checks of processes to ensure operating in defined ranges, verify measurement data/routines and reactions to checked data 

·       Assist in providing specification reviews, and assist in containment of non-conforming parts 

·       Coordinate getting gauges/measurement devices cycled thru the calibration process 

·       Gather information to initiate Corrective Actions requests for supplied or fabricated parts and assist in 5 Why / 4 Step Problem Solving to address. 

·       Define and implement robust process controls/error proofing solutions that ensure product conforms to specification and performance standards 

·       Work to establish process capability, validate new and current equipment, and identify continuous improvements efforts using DOE, DMAIC, and lean principles 
80%+ of time spent in production areas





·       PC Skills – experience entering quality data into QC Gage/SPC system and usage of Measurement Equipment (test ovens, Instron, vision systems)

·       Familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word for data entry and editing of documentation for shop floor

·       Experience with aesthetic specifications and using visual standards

·       Use of 5 Why and other Problem-Solving techniques

·       Knowledge of Window Quality specifications preferred

·       Previous experience in thermal plastics not required but a plus

·       Able to lookup drawings and specifications with ability to interpret required measurements from dimensioned prints

·       Experienced Trainer using AMS training techniques (e.g. Tell Show Do Review)

·       Intermediate math aptitude

·       Willingness to provide feedback regarding acceptable quality and expectations to not pass bad product



·       2- or 4-year degree in Technology/Engineering or equivalent experience

·       2-5 years Quality/Mfg. experience

·       Basic knowledge of quality and lean manufacturing principles

·       Basic knowledge of quality systems, SPC and process capability

Strong aptitude in process improvement and problem solving

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