Quality Technician - 12 HR Nights

Manufacturing, Metals (basic & fabricated)
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main), Audit/assessment, Consultancy, Health and safety, Operational improvement, Project management, Risk management
Start Date:
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 21:41:59
Amcor Rigid Packaging North America
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Quality Technician - 12 Hour Nights

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Allentown, PA

Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve value chains through a range of flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures, and services. The company is focused on making packaging that is increasingly light-weighted, recyclable and reusable, and made using a rising amount of recycled content. Around 50,000 Amcor people generate US$13 billion in sales from operations that span about 250 locations in 40-plus countries. NYSE: AMCR; ASX: AMC

Job Summary:

Responsible for specific aspects of Quality Assurance testing and lab procedures as assigned. Requires a basic understanding of the injection and blow molding processes; the ability to understand and follow basic testing practices and guidelines; the ability to recognize quality problems; and the ability to perform measurements and testing on lab equipment provided.

Specific Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
* Ability to understand and use the testing equipment and procedures required to accomplish the goals of the QA department within the area of responsibility. To demonstrate this ability, the individual must be able to understand and explain the function and or operations of any lab equipment used, and show a basic understanding of the process parameters and product specifications required.
* Demonstrates organizational ability to complete daily assignments.
* Has a basic knowledge of preform, as well as bottle/pallet defects including both visual and non-visual problems. Must know the correct procedure to follow to alert management of potential problems to assure that defective product or raw material is not used or shipped to the customer. Has the authority to stop production due to quality issues.
* Has the authority to stop machines/production to communicate issues to QA Manager, Supervisor, and Lead.
* Has a basic understanding of injection and blow molding process.
* Understands SPC software and is able to interpret quality data and statistics.
* Maintains housekeeping of assigned area.
* Applies/enforces Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP requirements to meet plant goals.
* Communicates effectively verbally and in writing with customers (both internal and external) regarding quality issues.
* Follows all established safety rules and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook and as trained during the various safety-related training programs. Understands and communicates all hazards and safety issues to co-workers/Supervisors. Properly uses all required personal protective equipment.
* Performs other quality-related functions as requested by the Quality Assurance Manager.

Education and Experience

Requires high school diploma or equivalent. Some post-secondary education preferred (i.e., Technical or Vocational education). Previous work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Other Requirements:
* Ability to recognize and understand numbers and values and enters this information into an on-line database accurately. A strong mathematical ability is essential.
* Ability to visually and mentally make priority decisions and independent judgment calls based on the situation at hand.
* Proficient hand/eye coordination to operate equipment.
* Ability to read and write in English.
* Ability to efficiently and effectively use a computer and related software.

Physical Requirements:
* Ability to stand/walk on concrete floor. Ability to climb stairs/ladders.
* Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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