Quality Technician - Abbeville, SC US

Quality Technician – Abbeville, SC US

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About Us

Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge. Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected. We’re proud that we’ve been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big. Today we’re an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets. So whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There’s never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.

Job Description

This opportunity is available during the working hours of 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. The Quality Technician performs diversified duties to assist the Quality Control department in evaluating products to assure that applicable specifications are met. Makes decisions regarding conformance and takes necessary action to identify non-conforming items.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Performs final inspection of medical products and receiving inspection and release of raw materials used in the Medical Room. • Patrols manufacturing on a continuous basis to assure compliance to specifications. • Audits Certificates of Conformance from suppliers of raw materials received to assure they meet raw material specifications. • Audits all machines, molds and assembly lines to assure compliance to specifications including: 1st article inspections, critical measures, wire, set-up, color, hose dimensions and hose appearance. • Makes judgments regarding conformance, using visual measuring instruments and/or Quality Criteria sheets. • Performs audits, as required, of WIP or finished goods inventories to verify product conforms to requirements. • Prepares production capability samples, engineering or production samples for customer shipment. • Issues stop tags on non-conforming products to prevent shipment to customers. Copies manager and production planning on stop card issuance. • Evaluates customer returns, performs cycle counts on color, vinyl, boxes, etc., as required. • Coordinates return of rejected materials to vendors. • Delivers gauge and measuring equipment for scheduled calibrations, as scheduled. • Assists in performance of capability studies and in gauge repeatability and reproducibility studies. • Files first article inspection reports daily. • Maintains a clean and neat work area space in the lab.

The Individual

Education: High school diploma plus additional specialized training equal to 2 years Experience: 1 – 3 years Skills: Ability to use sophisticated measuring devices Must be able to demonstrate computer competency including MS Office & Outlook Good communication and decision-making skills; good math skills

Special Requirements

• Knowledge of products, materials and customer quality requirements. • Training in measurement and capability studies • Subject to manufacturing, lab & warehouse conditions

Salary & Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision plans Paid Holidays Vacation Pay Tuition Assistance and Professional Development Programs 401K

Additional Information

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future. “This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.” Except where prohibited by state law all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.