Quality Technician in Saint Charles, MO at ITW

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Quality Technician monitors and audits the quality of all products. This position is responsible for product quality, including purchased and assembled products and will monitor, test and inspect products to make sure they meet our specified standards.

  • Performs detailed mechanical and visual inspection of component parts following a sampling plan and inspection instructions using standard measuring and test equipment.

  • Performs root cause analysis on customer returns and provides reports to Customer Service.

  • Records and files results.

  • Inputs data in database using information obtained from evaluations.

  • Performs first article pre-production inspection of new components and component changes as needed.

  • Performs in-house, in-process subassembly inspection as needed

  • Makes dispositions on non-conforming assemblies and records database on a weekly basis

  • Creates pareto charts based on non-conformance database for monthly quality report

  • Coordinates requirements for vendor certification

  • Calibrates and make arrangements for calibration of inspection equipment and torque drivers as needed

  • Generates reports from databases on supplier parts

  • Performs inspection on salvaged parts and assemblies for production use and line rejects.

  • Maintains focus on continuous improvement by applying 80/20, PLS, and USa principles/techniques and makes process improvement recommendations to management.

Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. An Associate’s degree in a technical trade preferred.


  • Five (5) years previous related experience with extensive knowledge of quality/test processes and procedures.

  • ASQ Certification

  • Mechanical inspection skills

  • Failure analysis and blue print reading skills

  • Statistical sampling knowledge/implementation and chemical & electrical knowledge

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

  • Computer experience required

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings especially those with geometric tolerating and dimensioning

  • Good problem solving, decision making, multi-tasking and teamwork skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills are required

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW Marking & Coding does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.