Quality Control/Assurance Technician in Fife, WA at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job Description

Exciting opportunity in Milgard’s quality department! Help us maintain our status as the Top Window Manufacturer in the West!

The Fiberglass Pultrusion plant is seeking an experienced Quality Control/Assurance Technician on their Swing shift (2pm – 10:30pm) team. As a QC/A Technician, you will be responsible for performing in-quality inspections throughout the production value stream in order to achieve quality assurance of the product and process controls. Ultimately resulting in top quality product being delivered to our window assembly plants.

QC/A Technician will collect, prepare and analyze data for corrective actions and process improvements. Review non-conformance with production supervisors and establishes criteria and disposition of material physically and in the system. Performs process audits of equipment setup and conditions to ensure process controls are observed. During all these activities, the QC/A Technician will report problems/issues and findings to the Leadership Organization.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Non-conformance Audits; Product and process (75%)
    • Perform process audits of equipment setup and conditions to ensure process controls are observed.
    • Assist production in identifying root cause of defect trends. Recommend corrective/containment action as appropriate.
    • Perform in-process and final inspection pultrusion linear and finished goods.
  • Nonconforming Material Disposition (5%)
    • Identify and segregate nonconforming raw material for disposition.
  • Quality Reports (10%)
    • Reports non-conformance and make sure of total compliance of the quality system.
    • Responsible to be in total alignment for SQDC targets and goals for the internal team and alignment to the Pultrusion Business Unit.
  • Problem-Solving and training (10%)
    • Make recommendation of problem containment and/or corrective action to production leads and supervisors.
    • Collect, prepare and analyze data for corrective action and process improvement.
    • Reports problems and issues to supervisor and production management.
    • Trains on containment actions due to non -conformance.

Qualified candidates will have two (2) years of experience in manufacturing where quality control tasks were a central part of the job responsibilities. Candidates should be able to prioritize multiple tasks, communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, possess basic understanding of DMAIC process and problem-solving tools and influence others through change management.


Shift 2 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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