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Mercury Marine - Quality Technician (3rd Shift)

Mercury Marine

Location Fond du Lac, WI
Posted 4 days ago -
Type: Full-Time Permanent
Reference ID: JR-023379


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Quality Technician –3rd Shift Assembly

Explore Mercury Marine: Mercury Marine (a division of Brunswick Corporation, NYSE:BC) is the world leader in the manufacture of recreational marine propulsion engines. Employing Lean Six Sigma methodology, we have made lasting improvements in our products, processes, and service that have earned us J.D. Power Awards for Customer Satisfaction on both the Optimax 2-stroke and MerCruiser sterndrive power. Being the world leader doesn't happen by chance. It takes investment in leading edge technologies and top-rated talent to create and maintain innovative product offerings that shape the future of marine propulsion. We are ready to make that investment in you!

Summary of Position: This 3rd shift position reports to the Quality Manager. The main role of this position will be to maintain quality control testing procedures, practices, and standard evaluation methods that will ensure product quality and integrity. Utilizes and maintains laboratory instruments and equipment to help analyze, control, and minimize product variations. Identify root cause of product/process non-conformance to specifications. Assist or lead containment and corrective action activities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Troubleshoots particularly complex or troublesome production problems; e.g., manufacturing /assembly process variation.May lead or take part in formal problem-solving teams including completion of Corrective Action requests.Look up blueprints on computer, read and understand tolerances, key product features and how to measure.Perform basic dimensional inspections of parts utilizing calipers, micrometers, and various other hand-held gauges.Create, understand, and define statistical reports; e.g., histograms, control charts, etc.May suggest design changes or recommend improvements in production methods through FMEA team or other methods as appropriate.Direct the work of lower level technicians, inspectors, assemblers and repairers or be responsible for training as required.Conduct mathematical calculations of moderate complexity.Support manufacturing's Nonconforming Material Process as Required.Organize and direct quality spill and containment activities.Assist with standardized work training and audits.Perform internal ISO audits as directed.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:

Able to perform basic mathematical calculations and basic statistics.Commitment to health and safety (both in the laboratory and in the plant).Proficient knowledge of PC software including Word, Excel, and Power Point.Working knowledge of Blueprint and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.Knowledge of pertinent manufacturing techniques.Verbal, written, and computer graphic communication skills necessary to effectively present data and information to internal and external customers, including management and engineering.Ability to lead, direct, and instruct others in related job functions.Thorough knowledge of inspection techniques, metrology methods, tolerances, blueprint reading, routings, S.P.C. techniques, personal computers, and general shop practices.Excellent organizational and follow-up skills.Ability to reason through problems and suggest workable solutions.Ability to guide supervision in making proper decisions relative to product and process control issues.Ability to perform duties independently consulting supervisor for only occasional exceptions.Must be able to pay close attention to detail.Ability to be flexible and able to control diverse priorities and assignments.Willingness to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays, as neededKnowledge of quality tools including Process Mapping, PFMEA, Validation Studies, MSA, and Control Plans

Education and Experience Requirements:

Associates degree or post high school equivalent education in a specialized technical/scientific field is required.Eight or more years of experience in complex assembly operations and dimensional inspection techniques.Seek and maintain certification: ASQ -- Quality AuditorWillingness to pursue LSS GB certification

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