Quality Technician - Davis Wire Corporation - Kent, WA in Kent, WA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 3/29/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Kent, WA
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Job Description

Quality Control Technician

Compensation: $18-$20/hour depending on experience.

Shift: 2nd  3pm-11:30pm

Summary: The Quality Control Technician tests and inspects products at various stages of the production process and compiles and evaluates statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Performs, records, and evaluates chemical and physical tests necessary to control production processes or evaluate quality of in-process and finished goods (tensile, bend, torsion, acid/base chemistry)
  • Recommends corrective measures and determines corrective actions to be taken.
  • Reports deviation from quality levels and standard practice to immediate supervisor and shift foreman.
  • Ensures that practices being used are in accordance with standard practice data.
  • Provides technical assistance to department heads in project and experimental work.
  • Identifies all rejected material and assists in its reclassification and disposition.
  • Provides technical support for experimental and project work by recording and correlating operating data and results.
  • Recommends improvements in process, standard practices and product evaluation.
  • Performs process audits as determined by operating procedures and job work practices.
  • Other duties as required.



  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Analytical – collect and enter accurate data
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures
  • Customer Service - Able to communicate quality results to a variety of workers, including management, and handle incoming requests
  • Time Management - Able to keep track of multiple daily tasks and rotating priorities throughout a shift with timely processing of incoming samples and communication of results
  • Organization - Utilizing tools and checklists to organize daily tasks, keeping a clean and organized work area.


High school diploma or GED required.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business procedures, specifications, and technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be comfortable working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Must be at least intermediate skill level in Excel.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and/or hazardous chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for physical inspection. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit and reach with hands and arms.