Quality Assurance Coordinator in Niles, MI at Spartan Tool

Date Posted: 8/14/2020

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    Niles, MI
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Job Description

Quality Assurance Coordinator

Since 1943, Spartan has been leading the way in sewer and drain cleaning. We are dedicated to helping our customer work quickly, efficiently and safely.  This focus comes through in everything we do, from the equipment we make, to the training we offer so customers can get the most out of our machines.

Currently we are seeking candidates for a Quality Assurance position at our manufacturing facility in Niles, Michigan.  This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is looking for a hands-on position with advancement opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Devise and implement quality systems/procedures that provide continuous improvement methodology supporting manufacturing and operational consistency.
  • Reports all incoming material discrepancies to management and completes all required documentation.
  • Ownership of the nonconforming material system; implement containment and facilitates the disposition process.
  • Inspect, measure identified product characteristics, and apply tools to defined criteria, analyze, and report results appropriately.
  • Organize and lead problem solving activities for customer quality issues by utilizing & supporting root cause analysis, planning corrective and preventative actions and verifying results.
  • Maintain documents including SOP’s, quality alerts, inspection instructions and critical quality criteria.  
  • Performs dimensional, functional and visual inspections of all in process and finished product and approves products for release.
  • Review and record all material receiving inspection documentation to assure that required inspection is performed on procured material.
  • Perform internal quality audits and assist with external audits of suppliers.
  • Sees that company policies and programs are effectively made known; cooperates and assists in the development of effective communications.
  • Instructs on safe work practices and promotes safety consciousness while practicing safety procedures, enforcing policy regarding safety and making recommendations when needed.
  • Continuously looks for opportunities to build in lean quality control processes.
  • Maintain records and certification files.
  • Manage gage calibration system.
  • Maintain and utilize quality system database.
  • Maintains inter-departmental relationships of such a caliber as to promote confidence, integrity and cooperation.

Desired Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience with managing quality systems and performing audits
  • Knowledgeable implementing policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Self-starter with solid documentation and analysis abilities
  • Must have above average communication skills and people skills.
  • Must be machine oriented and mechanically inclined.


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