MEC Inc.

Quality Assurance Technician- 3rd shift/Wayland

4 weeks ago(11/20/2017 8:42 AM)
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4714 Circuit Court


As an owner/operator at MEC you will provide support to manufacturing operations or Quality Engineering by creating work and inspection instructions.


Answer quality calls on the production floor to assist associates on quality issues and problem solving.

Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, process control plans, or standards in order to create documentation for the process books (Operation Standards and Inspection Instructions).


Apply statistical process control procedures where applicable. 


Document reports to validate or identify details for deviations from existing standards, where and when required. 


Interpret the process control plans and PFMEAs generated by the

Quality Engineers, and use that information as a basis for creating work and inspection instructions.


Understanding of gages/check fixtures including determination of proper sized stab pins and feelers based on part prints and tolerances. Clean, repair and calibrate inspection equipment as required. Maintain the gage calibration system using GageTrac software.


Operate various types of measurement equipment required to evaluate product conformance (i.e hand held devices, inspection fixtures, micrometers, calipers,)


Perform process audits to ensure compliance to work standards, daily PM checks, proper labeling and inspection processes as well as ensuring process documentation is recorded properly and specified frequencies.


Inspect and sort parts as required when quality issues arise. Follow proper procedures for quarantining non-conforming product.


Prepare graphs or charts of data and enters data into computer for analysis. 


Must demonstrate knowledge of stamping and welding processes.


  • Safety and Security – Observe safety and security procedures; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly.
  • Dependability – Consistently at work and on time. Follow instructions and policies, respond to management directions; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments; commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; complete tasks on time or notifies Supervisor of any problems so they can be addressed immediately.
  • Quality Work – Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Productivity – Meet productivity standards; complete work in timely manner; strive to increase productivity; work quickly. Share cost saving ides; conserve organizational resources
  • Teamwork – Exhibit openness to others’ views; give and welcome feedback; focus on solving conflict, not blaming; maintain confidentiality; keep emotions under control. Put success of team above own interests; support everyone’s efforts to succeed; remain open to others’ ideas and tries new things. Ask for an offers help when needed.
  • Adaptability – Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Professionalism – Treat people with respect; keep commitments; inspire the trust of others; work with integrity and ethically.
  • Technical Skills – Assess own strengths and weaknesses; pursue training and development opportunities; strive to continuously build knowledge and skills; share expertise with others. Must have knowledge of stamping, welding, and assembly operations.
  • Cooperation- Acts and behaves in a manner that promotes positive morale; gets along with co-workers and supervision consistently.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  To perform the job successfully, an individual should have or be able to demonstrate the following:


  • Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school preferred but not required; five years’ experience in manufacturing or engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have or be willing to learn: Statistical Process Control (SPC) Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) Measurement Techniques (Metrology).


  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to determine product status based on test & inspection results.


  • Communication Skills - Speaks clearly in positive or negative situations and listens to others other without interrupting. Ability to read and write job instructions and company communications, as well as read and interpret blueprints.   Must have the ability to train associate on work and inspection instructions.


  • Mathematical Skills - Able to do simple math equations (add, subtract, multiply, divide and percentages)


  • Computer Skills - Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and the use of a digital camera to incorporate visual aids into work and inspection instructions.





Percentage of time during the normal work day the employee is required to:



35 %



3 %



3 %



2 %



25 %



2 %



5 %



5 %



15 %









5 %


The weight required to be lifted during a normal work day:

(Occasionally 1 – 33%; Frequently 34 – 66%; Continuously 67 – 100%)


Up to 20 pounds _Frequently                            

Up to 35 pounds _Occasionally            

Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally

Repetitive use of hands and arms:

Grasping          _1____ to __20_ pounds, _15__% of the time

Pushing/pulling _5____ to __40 pounds, _10__% of the time


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Personal protective equipment required:

Safety shoes with toe and metatarsal guards   / Safety glasses with side shields (Z87 rated)

Gloves (leather, rubber, vinyl, cloth, latex, nitrile) as needed   /  Earplugs


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration.  The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate.


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