To support the Engineering job functions of Quality Assurance to meet customer and organizational objectives in one of Intek’s three major value streams.
Develops Quality Systems and processes; collaboratively supports value stream team; resolves quality problems; evaluates quality systems applications and equipment; assures product quality; prepares technical performance reports.
Provide technical leadership and direction to Supervisors, Leads and Operators to foster learning and growth for potential future assignments.
Collaborates with company personnel to ensure compliance to company and customer speci-fications and expectations; and assists with the overall implementation and ongoing support of the Intek Plastics, Inc. QMS.
Major Areas of Responsibility
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Designs, installs and evaluates quality process sampling systems, procedures and statistical techniques.
Designs or specifies inspection methods and testing mechanisms and equipment.
Recommends revision of specifications when indicated.
Formulates or helps formulate quality policies, procedures, and work instructions in support of the Quality Management System.
Interfaces with all other functional areas within the company and with customers and suppliers on quality-related issues.
Provides ongoing training and development of quality and production personnel by organizing and presenting training activities, such as: quality requirements, measuring techniques, gauge usage, comparator print techniques, and other test procedures.
Key participant in internal and external quality audits.
Leads quality projects as assigned.
Works with internal and external customers preparing and submitting FAIR’s, Control Plans and PPAP’s.
Supports and assists supplier development.
Support and assist with supporting LCS systems and Byte-wise systems for proper operation.
Participate on Customer Teams to support customer and Intek quality initiatives. Participation includes quality data reporting and analysis, new product introduction activities, continuous improvement activities, and quality issue resolution.
Reviews and writes ECR’s (Engineering Change Request), requesting or authorizing changes as needed.
Develops Quality Plans with customers to accommodate for special arrangements beyond normal company requirements. This may include reviewing customer purchase orders, contracts, change requests, and customer supplier requirement documents.
Reviews and works corrective actions, looking for problem trends. Quarantines or segregates affected finished goods or raw materials as warranted. Regularly communicates internally, as well as externally with customers, suppliers and other relevant parties on status of corrective actions.
Assist or lead and/or support teams in the improvement efforts of reducing DPPM or scrap cost internally and externally.
Supports Intek Plastics policies and procedures and conducts departmental and company activities in accordance with these policies.\
Every employee is expected to support the INTEK Quality Management System (QMS) in accordance with our Quality System Manual and Documented Procedures
Additional duties as assigned by Quality Manager or Director of Quality.
7+ years of previous experience in a manufacturing environment working within Quality Management Systems with ISO9001 or ISO13485 preferred.
Additional Salary Information: full benefit package, 401K match-6%
Internal Number: QUALI01010
About Intek Plastics
Intek Plastics supplies engineered thermoplastic extrusions, fabricated sub-assemblies and value-added services to original equipment manufacturers requiring high-performance, custom plastic solutions. It’s safe to say that in the 50+ years we’ve been in business, we’ve seen and done it all.
Our scale and sophistication allow us to serve industrial OEMs in construction, fenestration, lighting, refrigeration, agriculture, recreation, appliances, point-of-purchase, and transportation. We’re also geographically diverse, with facilities in both Minnesota and New Jersey.
And we’re proud to have over 200 Intek Plastics associates working together to create value for our customers through their commitment to the principles of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement. With an eye to the future, we’ve invested heavily in innovative material and process technologies to meet the current and future needs of our customers.