Quality Technician - Archdale, NC

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Archdale, North Carolina

Job Type: Not Specified

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Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Position Overview

The Quality Technician is responsible for supporting the Quality and Manufacturing Operations on a plant wide basis across all raw material, process and product lines as assigned. This includes: ensuring compliance to in-house specifications, standards and good manufacturing practices; rejection of nonconforming lots; defect and root cause analysis; first article inspections; oversight of the Calibration System; interacting with vendors to reduce variability of incoming materials; communicating process and product quality issues in a timely manner to manufacturing, quality and all appropriate cross-functional departments. This is a first shift position, working Monday-Thursday.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform visual, functional and/or dimensional inspections and/or audits of product assemblies in accordance with inspection instructions and specifications to verify that quality, production, and customer standards/requirements are met. Document findings and relay any discrepancies to the appropriate personnel. Ensure inspection status of product is clearly identified.
  • Assist in implementation and maintenance of quality system standards and documentation in conformance with local policies, including procedures, visual standards and process control data.
  • Utilize statistical methods and/or defect analysis, understand and resolve product quality issues relating to non-conforming product. Disposition non-conforming product (DR’s and RMA’s) in a timely manner. Recommend corrective action when needed. Communicate with vendors as needed to improve incoming quality.
  • Train Operators in the use of inspection gages and techniques, test procedures and requirements, and standard work as required.
  • Make recommendations on inspection, product, productivity, tracking, reporting and/or scrap improvements, while maintaining or improving current quality standards.
  • Oversee or support the Calibration System. This includes maintaining the Calibration Database, ensuring gages are calibrated per the due dates, coordinating site visits and outside calibration with calibration vendors, timely communication with department personnel regarding out-of-tolerance and/or lost gages, recommend and implementing corrective actions for gages that do not meet requirements, and minimizing cost of unnecessary in-house calibration trips or calibration of inactive items.
  • Perform general housekeeping duties to provide a safe working environment at all times.

Skills and Experience

  • 3 years experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Experience with measurement equipment required.
  • Ability to interpret work instructions/drawings/specifications/visual standards.
  • Proficient in computer software (Excel, Word, SAP).
  • Basic math skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with ability to organize and interpret complex data
  • Communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills with strong attention to detail, efficiency and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment, and manage multiple /changing priorities.
  • Self-motivated and energetic.
  • Innovative thinker.
  • Strong time management skills.

Education

Associates Degree

Posting Address

Hubbell Industrial Controls
4301 Cheyenne Drive
Archdale, NC 27263

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Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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