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Location: New Braunfels
Job Title: QA Inspector
Job Description:


JOB SUMMARY: The overall purpose and general responsibilities of the job.

Is responsible for incoming receiving and inspection, performing quality tests and/or comparisons of manufactured or purchased parts and materials for dimensional accuracy, fit, alignment and functional operation using various measuring instruments and devices; documenting results and findings; and other support related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The fundamental duties and tasks that define the job.

1. Conducts incoming receiving inspection of various hardware parts and materials.
2. Performs mechanical and electronic component inspections, including machine shop first piece in-process and final inspections.
3. Visually verifies pc board and components by comparing them to print specifications.
4. Uses various measuring tools, such as, micrometers, calipers, steel rules, height gauges, multi-meter, optical comparator and hardness tester to inspect products, parts and materials and insure they meet established tolerances.
5. Records and maintains file of results and findings of inspections.
6. Prepares   nonconformance documentation and vendor warning reports as required.
7. Communicates with co-workers, support staff and management regarding routine and high priority related issues as required.
8. Performs related duties as assigned.

CONTACTS: Nature of contacts, external relationships and internal relationships.

Provides routine and technical information regarding status of and/or non-compliance of inspected product and materials.

Internal Contacts: Frequent contact with co-workers and other employees from various departments via face-to-face or by telephone.

External Contacts: May communicate with vendors.

RESPONSIBILITY: Supervision given, accountability, safety, budgeting, spending authority and confidentiality.

Primary responsibility is to inspect incoming parts and material to established specifications and to identify and document product/part discrepancies for non-conformance.

DIFFICULTY: Judgment, initiative and decision-making.

Follows established guidelines and procedures in performing essential job functions.

GUIDANCE: Supervision received and level of independence.

Receives general supervision when performing essential job functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Working environment and other conditions of employment.

Working conditions are primarily in an enclosed facility with temperatures controlled by central heat and air conditioning.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum requirements for formal education and job related experience.

Graduation from High School or General Education Development (GED) certificate and familiar with Quality Concepts: or an equivalent combination of education and/or related experience.

Familiar with GD&T(Geometric Dimension and Tolerance)

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Utilized in the performance of the essential functions of the job.
• Ability to perform quality control inspections and tests on products and materials
• Ability to use standard inspection measuring instruments and devices
• Skill in performing mathematical calculations
• Ability to read and interpret schematics,  dimensional drawings and engineering documentation
• Ability to record information accurately
• Ability to effectively and tactfully communicate verbally and in writing
•    Computer proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical requirements associated with performance of the Essential Job Functions.

Physical requirements include carrying/lifting 10 to 35 lbs and occasionally up to 50 lbs.; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to use various measuring and testing devices and operate computer keyboard, telephone and basic office equipment; subject to standing, stooping, bending, twisting and reaching approximately 85% of the time to perform essential job functions.

Dress Code:
Business Casual
7:30am to 4:00pm