- Lean Manufacturing
- Continuous Improvement
Skilled position responsible for ensuring the highest degree of product quality is achieved via current manufacturing processes. This position will work with company-wide QA/QC team.
Primary duties will include the dimensional checking of fit-up on poles and structural steel, weld symbols and a general compliance to the specified detail drawings as well as AWS and AISC specifications.
Must be able to provide documents and certifications, including proof of experience hours according to A.S.N.T., TC-1A & Documented with signatures. We utilize A.S.N.T certified technicians only.
Has overall responsibility for performing the visual inspection of welded joints at the assigned plant.
Ensure that the fabricated steel is welded as planned, meets customer specifications, and inspections are completed as required to support workflow and sequence.
Reports and maintains inspection results. Prepares documentation required by the customer for certification that all quality procedures were followed.
Performs in-process weld inspections on poles and heavy structural steel welded assemblies.
Monitoring, and executing activities related to ensuring that inspections of welded assemblies are completed to the requirements of applicable specifications and codes.
Reads new project specifications.
Interprets drawings, customer specifications and standards of moderate complexity.
Is responsible for assisting the Quality Control Manager in administering the AISC program at assigned plant. Ensures that ALL production-related employees understand and follow applicable AISC standards, and that the shop is prepared for the annual AISC audit. Support the Quality Control Manager during AISC audits.
Works with other QA/QC inspectors to organize inspection work to be done on a daily and weekly basis.
Assists in identifying and solving quality non-conformances in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Assists shop employees with questions and clarifications on QC issues as needed.
Works with QA/QC team to ensure the quality control program designed to make sure continuous production of products consistent with established standards is implemented and being followed.
Addresses quality issues related to non-conforming material or components, and obtain timely disposition in order to maintain production flow.
3 – 5 years of experience in the welding of heavy steel assemblies, preferably with a portion of that time spent in an inspection role.
An in depth ability to read and understand shop drawings, especially weld symbols.
Basic knowledge of ASIC and AWS national codes.
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing or other continuous improvement techniques desired.
Maintain an attitude conducive to progress through positive change, continuous improvement, and an active contribution to the teamwork concepts
Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
Must possess a strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently, follow directions
Good oral and written communication skills
Manufacturing floor/shop and general office.
Occasional travel by automobile may be required.
During the course of work, the incumbent will be subject to seasonal weather conditions.
Exposure to shop hazards.
This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.
We are proud to be and Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Employer.