Quality Inspector 1 in Kirkland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/13/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Kirkland, WA
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Quality Inspector I

This manufacturing company located in Kirkland, WA which is a privately held company founded in 1984 and provides end to end electronic manufacturing services including Design, Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA), complete Box Builds, final System Integration and Test is seeking a Quality Inspector for a contract role. Creating value across a diversified customer base in market segments such as HealthTech, Medical, Industrial, Defense & Aerospace, Automotive and Consumer amongst others. The company has been in business since 1984 and continues to be an industry leader, winning such awards as the prestigious Industry Week ‘Best Plants’ in North America, Washington State's ‘Best Workplaces’ three years in a row and the Circuits Assembly Award of ‘Highest Overall Excellence' in the EMS Industry.  They are highly committed to being the best company for our customers and employees. The company is looking for extremely talented and driven individuals who have a passion for customer satisfaction, quality and success.  The company provides end to end electronic manufacturing services (EMS) including design, printed circuit board assembly (PCBA), complete box builds, final system integration and test.  They make a difference in the world by partnering with our customers on design services and products into diverse markets such as fitness, medical, optics, industrial controls and telecom.  In this fast paced environment with a focus on continuous improvement and professional development, our employees have the opportunity to work on creative, challenging products and projects while growing their career. 

The Quality Inspector is part of a Quality team which inspects plastics, castings, circuit boards and box builds. Under limited supervision, this person performs a variety of routine inspection procedures and determines the acceptance or rejection and rework requirements in accordance to quality assurance standards and customer specifications. The Quality Inspector 1’s essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs assigned tasks in accordance with manufacturing process instructions (MPIs), production drawings, sample assemblies, and verbal instructions. Follows proper Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) procedures at all times and is knowledgeable of and performs job in accordance with proper material handling procedures and guidelines. Performs assigned work within defined labor standards, stated production schedules, and corporate quality goals. Interprets and applies industry, customer and the company's defined specifications to a variety of complex products.

Visually inspects and verifies all component values meet customer requirements. Performs some packaging, final QC functions and out of box audits of packaged assemblies according to company procedures, as required. Performs pre-production A.Q.L .Performs defect data entry in quality database. The employee shall be knowledgeable of and perform job functions in accordance with corporate policies and procedures. Overtime may be required. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate must have a High School diploma or general education degree (GED). One year Electronic Manufacturing experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience. IPC A 610 certification is required but may be achieved in the first review cycle of this position. Capability to take direction, understand work instructions and work well with others. Ability to inspect using a microscope, magnifying lamp or eye loupe for prolonged periods of time.

Familiarity with use of calibrated tools used for inspection, measurement and verification, such as torque drivers, calipers and pin or hole gauges. Ability to read and understand technical drawings and instructions. Computer skills required to support Quality Control reporting and data entry. Good manual dexterity, good vision and the ability to stay seated for long periods of time.

Good communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a position of frequently changing priorities. Ability to work flexible hours. Ability to speak and read English fluently. Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and emails. Ability to effectively communicate information in one on one and small group situations to other employees of the organization. Strong customer service focus. Strong interpersonal skills and work ethic. Possess a professional attitude and promote the same in others

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer