Quality Technician II - Ditch Witch
Shift Times: 9:00 PM-6:00 AM
Quality Technician II - Weld at Ditch Witch:
This employee principally helps oversee the quality system for Ditch Witch® products. He or she also helps other employees with quality projects, training, and evaluating condition of product.
What Will You Do?
Read, analyze, and interpret information from a variety of sources, including service and operator's manuals, drawings, photographs, engineering specifications, notes, etc.
Assess and inspect weldments to requirements (prints).
Resolve non-conformances and ambiguous specifications.
Facilitate cross functional teams to define root cause and corrective actions for non-conformances.
Continuous improvement activities to reduce non-conformances.
Record and initiate investigation of complaints from various areas across the facility.
Interpret machine prints, welding prints, electrical schematics, hydraulic schematics, process flow charts, routing of parts, etc. to contain and resolve quality related problems.
Initiate corrective actions and preventative actions.
Perform occasional inspections of equipment, purchased parts, manufactured parts, and defective parts returned from a dealership.
Help get dispositions for out-of-specification material completed which includes contacting the appropriate department such as Product Support, Design, Purchasing, etc.
Assist various departments for verification of new and existing products which may include supplier visits, dealership visits, etc.
Coordinate problem solving activities to identify and eliminate root causes of non-conformances.
Create and conduct training about quality issues working with various departments as needed.
Research, write, and edit documents for the business such as change request documents (CRD’s), reject tickets, procedures, work instructions, etc.
Organize, maintain, and update computer files of product-related documents.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Regular, continuous use of a computer.
Office environment some of the time, with regular trips to the shop (including Plant 1 , Plant 3, and Product Development), and occasional work outdoors. The shop environment includes physical hazards such as powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, and moving machinery. Outdoor work may include observing or operating equipment at test fields or construction sites, in all kinds of weather conditions.
Rapidly changing workloads, priorities, and deadlines.
Common work weeks of up to 50 hours.
Travel less than 10%
What Will You Need?
High school or equivalent required and 4 plus years of quality related experience.
Exhibit advanced mechanical, electrical, and hydraulics skills and aptitude and perform at the highest level.
Must be skilled with product and processes for supported areas.
Knowledgeable on Quality standard concepts, practices, and procedures.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Able to utilize available resources to conduct technical research.
Excellent computer skills (SAP, data entry, MS Office including Excel and Word).
Demonstrate excellent writing skills, including research, organization, writing, formatting, and editing.
Have a good work record, including indications of strong self-motivation, high productivity, reliable attendance, attention to quality, ability to learn new skills, and a cordial, cooperative personality.
ASQ Quality Technician or Inspector certification or a lesser ASQ certification with an understanding that ASQ Quality Technician or Inspector certification within a six month period is required.
At least 4 years of weld experience.
Proficient in reading prints for weld and dimensionals.
Basic understanding of GD&T.
Understanding of PPAP (first article/ISIR) process.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.