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QC Inspector - 3086 in Mount Vernon, IN at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but is not limited to the following: Perform the primary thinking encompassed by this job description. Comply with all Company policies and procedures. Safety- understands the personal protective equipment requirements and uses them appropriately, working in a safe operating manner. Reviews all forms of communication at shift start daily (communication log, Customer Concerns, Rejections, Deviations, etc.). Completes First Piece Approval- verifies the acceptable quality level of profiles set up for a production run. Verifies that the correct information and mating parts are available to manufacturing for the profiles being produced. Prints bar code labels to be used during the shift, making changes and maintains labels as required for schedule changes. Completes in-process testing which requires the use of equipment other than hand tools, a minimum of twice per 12 hour shift of production (IE: impacts, cap thickness). Re-tests product as needed. Completes ICC scheduled product form as needed confirming profiles requiring lab testing, to enable a check and balance system for the lab technician. Assists in assuring that samples are gathered as required for lab testing, and have all the necessary information for correct documentation and traceability of lab test results. Completes in-process audits to assist in assuring that manufacturing personnel are following the procedures resulting in the production of a quality product: Completes in-process audits of aesthetic (visual) characteristics (target 5+ times per shift) Completes in-process audits of specified dimensional characteristics Compares with manufacturing results to verify accuracy and consistency (compare the lines audited a min. of once per shift) Completes in-process audits of fit and function (target 4+ times per shift) Audits any major rework or sort activities being completed during the shift. Assists with line checks as directed by the shift supervisor or lead personnel. Documents all results on the appropriate records as required by shift or Q.A. Supervisor (IE: QC Record, Inspector Daily Check sheet, ICC schedule, etc.) Keeps shift supervisor informed of any issues found. Verifies packaging is properly sealed. Identifies acceptable production by signing a rectangular, green “ACCEPTED” sticker and placing on the rack near the bar code label. Rejects product as needed, backtracks issues regarding suspect product and assures clear identification of any non-conforming or suspect product that is not addressed by the end of the shift (reference Material Reject tags/ stickers). Works with the team on communicating quality requirements and assists in the training of packers regarding how to recognize defective product. Ask questions when needed, voice concerns when appropriate and make suggestions when possible regarding improvements. Housekeeping- keeps Inspection Lab, saw, and impact area clear and free of clutter, waste, water, and other foreign objects. This includes emptying Inspection Lab barrels and the chop saw vacuum as needed. Provides written communication with the other teams regarding critical information by making entries in the communication log. Completes any other task or duty as assigned by the shift Supervisor or Q.A. Supervisor. Must meet specified performance requirements of the job. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES None QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must be attentive to detail, able to multitask, able to apply logic in a thought process, and be able to prioritize. Must adapt to changing priorities at a moments notice and keep track of tasks that are in the process of being completed. It is important to be a good communicator, get along well with all levels of personnel and be able to maintain a professional attitude. The ability to train others is an asset. Common sense, a good attitude, an inquisitive nature and a good work ethic are essential. The ability to drive a fork truck is preferred. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED preferred. Work Keys scores as follows: Reading for Information, 5; locating information 4; teamwork 3; observation, 5. If you do not meet this requirement, you must meet it within six months of hire, or be acceptably evaluated by the QA Supervisor. Evaluation results must indicate that you have met the needs required to perform your duties satisfactorily. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 regularly required to stand and walk on concrete flooring; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee may be required to reach, lift, and carry with hands and arms up to 35 lbs. frequently, 35-50 lbs. occasionally. Anything over 50 lbs. should be moved with the aid of another employee or machinery. Employee must be able to frequently climb or balance, stoop, and on occasion, to kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 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 regularly exposed to sustained loud noise (PPE is provided), moving mechanical parts, extremes of temperatures (cold in winter, heat in summer), and risk of electrical shock when proper equipment is not used (ground fault interrupters, i.e. GFIs). The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, rarely to toxic or caustic chemicals; frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, and vibration.


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