PlasTech is seeking a driven QA Manager to fulfill our current opening at our manufacturing site located in Hopedale, Massachusetts. The qualified candidate will report to the Business Unit Manager and be responsible to plan, coordinate, and direct quality control programs designed to ensure compliant and continuous production of products consistent with established standards by performing the following duties personally or through their subordinates.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Creates and implements inspection criteria and procedures.
Provides necessary inspection activities for each product throughout production cycle.
Applies total quality management tools and approaches utilizing analytical and reporting processes as appropriate within each department.
Directs workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, inspection equipment, and products.
Works with suppliers to ensure the quality of all purchased parts for company use.
Plays active role on quality management teams within organization and prepares and conducts Quarterly Management review meetings.
Designs and implements quality control training programs for key personnel in conjunction with managers.
Investigates and resolves any customer complaints regarding quality.
Has the lead role in facilitating Customer, ISO, and FDA Audits
Provides, in conjunction with MRB activities, the disposition of parts for acceptance or rejection.
Ensure finished products are monitored for conformance to customer requirements.
Ensures that measurement and test equipment is calibrated per required schedule
Ensures that a quality system is established, implemented, and maintained in accordance with ISO 9001.
Develops and analyzes statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
High School Diploma and at least 8 years of Quality Assurance experience or equivalent in an Injection Molding or Job Shop environment. BA or BS Degree strongly preferred
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), and working knowledge of statistical (SPC) programs.
Good Mechanical Aptitude.
Must be able to use micrometers, vernier/dial calipers, and other basic measuring tools
Must be familiar with the use and operation of optical comparators and co-ordinate-measuring machines (basic CMM programming a plus).
Optical CMM / Creating Programs for Part Inspection
Certification in Inspection Equipment/Tools (such as CMM’s) or equivalent work experience, desired.
Must be able to read, understand and communicate in English. Must be able to compose and write intelligible instructions, reports, and letters.
Ability to lift 30 lbs.
Good eyesight for reading of blueprints and visual inspection of product
Ability and dexterity to manipulate product and inspection equipment.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Bilingual in English/Spanish, highly preferred
Proficiency with MS Access, desired
Strong knowledge of PPAP Requirements
Experience with GD&T/True positioning/Blueprint reading
Demonstrated experience with 8D/5 Why processes
Have ISO Auditor Certification or Auditing Experience
Familiarity with ISO9001, FDA/GMP’s, and ITAR programs.
PlasTech Molding Solutions, formerly R.E.C. Manufacturing Corporation, was incorporated in 1943 by Robert E. Chick Sr.. With more than 70-years of experience with custom injection molding, what sets PlasTech Molding Solutions apart is its longevity in the Molding industry due to its expert staff’s combined experience of over 100 years in custom molding, ranging from the development of compression molding in the 1940s to the innovation of injection molding in the 1950s and through today’s demand for high-performance products including thin-wall complex geometry applications. Please click the link below or visit the capabilities section for a full list.
Our Modern 40,000 square foot facility boasts multiple class 10,000 soft wall clean rooms, a well-equipped metrology lab, 29 injection molding machines ranging from 22 tons to 310 tons and a host of secondary equipment such as sonic welders and hot stamp machines, with which value can be added to nearly any product. We are currently ISO 9001 certified and ITAR registered through the US State Dept.