QC Technician in Houston, TX at The HEICO Companies, LLC

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description

 National Strand

Full-Time QC Technician

We are hiring! Come be a part of an amazing team!

"We provide the support you need to achieve your goals and advance your career."

The Company

National Strand is part of the Metal Processing Group which produces steel wire and cable/wire related products that serve many industries, and is wholly owned by The Heico Companies, LLC. The independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels. Our philosophy of developing a close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service and to meet our customer's changing needs allows us to be leaders within our respective industries. 

At National Strand, we believe in teamwork and collaboration. It’s in our culture and our DNA. You can count on us to provide a workplace that is welcoming and supportive and an environment where you can learn and grow professionally. Simply put, National Strand is the place you can call home.

Please take note that National Strand will be relocating to 3959 Oscar Nelson Junior Drive in Baytown, Texas, 77523. Up until the transition is complete, all training and work assignments will be carried out in 12611 Cain Circle, Houston, Texas 77015.

Job Description

The QC Technician tests and inspects products at various stages of production process and compiles and evaluates statistical and data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products.

The ideal candidate must have a technical degree (BSc), capable of tackling small projects, including capital equipment and process changes, prepare and present reports detailing cost improvement initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reviews specifications to understand the scope, requirements, and function of the product.
  • Inspecting output samples using industry-appropriate methods, such as comparing to standards, measuring dimensions, and examining functionality.
  • Conducts testing to ensure products perform according to user requirements and within established guidelines.
  • Recording inspection results by completing reports, summarizing re-works and wastes and inputting data into quality database.
  • Training the production team on quality control measures to improve product excellence.
  • Proposing improvements to the production process.
  • Monitoring the use of equipment to ensure it is safe and discard any that do not meet requirements.
  • Updating job knowledge by engaging in educational opportunities and regular training
  • When a product does not perform within specifications, reports defects while identifying and recommending solutions, improvements, and updates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • One to two years Quality experience required.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Basic computer and math skills to calibrate and measure specifications.
  • Must be proficient in Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; and Database software.
  • Ability to use measuring devices like gauges, meters, calipers, and computers.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of federal and industry standards and best practices.
  • Recommended to be a Junior or Senior in any Engineering Field.


At National Strand, we are always looking to connect with talented, career-minded professionals. Come to National Strand and your talents will be rewarded with an exceptional compensation package. We offer highly competitive pay to start. In addition, we provide excellent benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as life and/or disability insurance. We also provide other benefits employees desire including a 401K retirement savings program, educational assistance, paid vacation and holidays, sick time and educational assistance.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employer-Paid Disability
  • Pet Coverage