Otter Tail Corporation BTD_Quality Technician 1 in Lakeville, Minnesota

Requisition Number

17-0187

Company

BTD Manufacturing, Inc.

Post Date

6/19/2017

Title

BTD_Quality Technician 1

City

Lakeville

State

MN

Description

Assists production personnel with technical questions, inspection equipment, QCPs, blueprint reading and written instructions; creates operator inspection sheets; serves as inspector in all areas of production.

Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. 3) Promptly reports injuries for timely

diagnosis and treatment. 4) Makes regular suggestions to support continuous improvement in safety.

Essential Functions

  1. Conducts in-process and set up inspections throughout production.

  2. Conducts final inspections and dock audits prior to product shipment.

  3. Uses various attribute, variable and transfer equipment to perform inspections.

  4. Performs basic math functions to facilitate inspection.

  5. Advises appropriate personnel regarding positive or negative product and process information through verbal and written communication.

  6. Quarantines nonconforming product and assures that the appropriate personnel are notified.

  7. Works to continuously expand knowledge of parts, inspection methods, production processes, and any other information affecting the production of quality products.

  8. Adheres to Company values, Quality Policy and Department work standards.

  9. Complies with BTD’s Quality System and processes.

Requirements

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Experience and Skills Required: At least one year of recent BTD manufacturing production/quality experience, or one year of quality experience in similar organizations with similar processes, which includes the following skills and

abilities:

  1. Working knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods and practices used in manufacturing operations.

  2. Basic knowledge of ISO 9001 quality assurance systems.

  3. Basic knowledge of inspection equipment used in a manufacturing environment.

  4. Basic knowledge of WINDOWS, MSOFFICE and E-mail.

  5. The skill to identify problems and notify the appropriate personnel.

  6. The ability to understand and follow routine oral and written instructions.

  7. The ability to perform basic math functions.

  8. The ability to accurately read, understand and interpret blueprints.

  9. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

  10. An understanding of the importance of a safe work environment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs;

balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth

perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.