The Quality Technician will be responsible for implementing new and existing processes to drive quality improvement at all Hoya labs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs process and product quality audits. Works closely with lab management to establish corrective actions when necessary.
- Monitors machine yields and down time. Performs root cause analysis when machine yields fail to meet predetermined targets.
- Provides support to engineering department with new process validations to ensure process capability and outgoing product quality.
- Creates standardized quality KPI’s and reports.
- Creates and implements process control tools for new and existing processes.
- Facilitates cosmetic and optical training for quality control inspectors and quality supervisors.
- Provides assistance to labs to resolve customer complaints.
- Writes standard operating procedures to document new quality functions.
- Works closely with the maintenance team to improve the efficiency and quality of machine maintenance.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical discipline
- 2 - 3 years experience in quality engineering, industrial engineering, or equivalent work experience in ophthalmic manufacturing
- Good understanding of engineering statistics
- Experience with DOE, Gage R&R, or SPC
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Proficient with MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point, and Visio
- ASQ Certification: CQT, CQA, CSSGB, CSSBB
- Ophthalmic lens inspection experience a plus
- Knowledge of ANSI Z80.1-2015 and ISO 9000:2015
- Experience with one RDBMS: MS-SQL, MySQL, or Oracle
Knowledge and Understanding of the Following Areas:
- Raw materials, hazardous chemicals, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership techniques, production methods and coordination of people and resources.
- Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Monitoring performance of self and others to make improvements or take corrective actions
- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Physical Demands of Working Environment
Environmental: Laboratory and office environment, working with water, caustic and acidic chemicals and exposed to hazardous chemicals. Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Occasional dusty air with flying particulates.
Physical: Sufficient Physical ability necessary for sitting and standing for extended periods of time. The ability to occasionally Climb, Kneel, Lift, Pull, Reach, Push, Carry and Twist. Must be able to use hands to Grasp and manipulate small objects. Must be able to lift and/or carry up to 20 LBS and on occasion up to 100 LBS.
Vision: Must be able to see in the normal vision range with or with out correction; Vision sufficient to read computer screens, printed documents, job tickets, faxes, cosmetic defects, procedural and policy documents.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
How to Apply
Interested candidates, please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.