Title: Machine Shop - Quality Lead Location: Suburb of Portland, Oregon
Precision machine shop seeking an experienced quality lead to uphold quality assurance objectives and promote best practices throughout the shop.
Responsibilities: *Perform first article inspections to ensure machine setups, utility operations, and assemblies will result in parts that meet all customer specifications. *Review and perform in-process inspections as needed to ensure operators have all relevant information to produce parts to specifications. *Perform final inspections of completed products to ensure all customer specifications have been met. *Review and signoff work orders, providing paperwork and information related to quality assurance. *Program and operate CMM (Micro-Vu Vertex Measuring Center). *Modify manufacturing and assembly plans as process improvements are made. *Review new assemblies and aid in developing procedures; create assembly instructions as needed. *Write and follow up on preventive and corrective actions; maintain records in database and filing system. *Ensure that inspection tools are calibrated per quality policy and maintain calibration database. *Train shop personnel in proper inspection techniques and requirements. *Operate CNC lathes and mills as needed.
Job Skills/Experience: *Experience using common machine shop inspection devices (i.e. micrometer, calipers, thread gages, height gages, optical comparator). *Good understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing principles. *Working knowledge of CMM operation and programming (specific experience with Micro-Vu Vertex Measuring Center is a plus). *Experience creating and resolving non-conformance material reports. *Experience with ISO 9001 standards is a plus. *Able to create high quality, easy to read, assembly work instructions. *Self-managed, requiring little supervision. *Capable of setting up and/or operating CNC lathes and mills is a plus.
These are exacting requirements, because the company' reputation depends on the quality of its products. If the machine shop is your domain and you have the experience to uphold the highest standards, send your resume immediately. All qualified candidates will receive a prompt reply.