Job Name:
Quality Technician - 2nd shift

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Location: Des Moines, IA
Date:
04-Nov-2022
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Ref #:
2381
Job Category:
Manufacturing, Quality
Posting City:
Des Moines
State:
IA

Description & Requirements

ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY:

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SUMMARY:

Focus on sustaining Quality Control Activities in the Des Moines, IA plant. Verify that quality standards are effectively being used to detect and address non-conforming product to protect the Andersen Brand.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       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

·       Train production employees on quality standards.


SKILLS / CERTIFICATIONS:

·       Familiar with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint for data entry, editing of documentation for shop floor, and summarizing data/findings

·       Experience with aesthetic specifications and using visual standards

·       Use of 5 Why and other Problem-Solving techniques

·       Knowledge of Window & Door Quality specifications preferred

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

·       Intermediate math aptitude

·       Experience using measurement equipment

·       Ability to summarize data and findings and present out results

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

·       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


CULTURE AND BENEFITS: 

“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

·       Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance  

·       Health Savings Account contributions  

·       Paid holidays plus PTO  

·       401(k) plan & contributions  

·       Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities  

·       Charity contributions 

·       Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 

 

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects 
** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners