Quality Control Technician

Location: Vancouver, WA

Department: Quality Assurance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Shift: Swing shift.

Purpose: To measure parts in flat and formed conditions to drawing callouts, drawing tolerances, edge quality, and dimensional requirements to meet customer, job and Farwest requirements. To verify quality requirements are met in processes, parameters, sequence, and application. To help develop, educate and train peers and operators in accordance with Far West Steel (FWS) work instructions, standards and policies.

Major Duties Performed:

  • Visual and dimensional inspection to Farwest Steel Corp. standards, industry standards, and customer requirements. Research/write non-conformance/returned goods authorizations.
  • Formal First Article Inspections and records data on internal and/or customer provided documentation.
  • Provides written procedures for Farwest Steel Corp. including QWIs (Quality Work Instructions), SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and Quality Manual Revision.
  • Weld inspections including:  Visual, Magnetic Particle, and Liquid Penetrant.
  • Provide training for operators and other inspectors. Provide instructional classes for prints.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Print reading.
  • Ability to make mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to use both verbal and written English effectively, with courtesy and tact, in dealing with co-workers, customers and vendors.
  • Proficient use of PC (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Three plus years of inspection experience.  
  • Familiarity with Romer Arm, FARO Arm, or other CMM. Planar equipment is a plus.
  • Weld inspection experience.

Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.

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