• Quality Control Technician

    Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
    Category
    Quality
    Shift
    1st
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Kennedy Valve
  • Overview

    Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.

     

    SUMMARY

    Responsibilities include achieving premium level(s) of customer satisfaction, together with production employees. Create awareness through designing a Quality Training Program encompassing appropriate inspections, audit programs, and the continuous improvement process. Assist in establishing and monitoring priorities for short-term and long-term quality support for all aspects of the organization.

     

    Responsibilities

    JOB DUTIES

    • Assist in daily review of production quality performance.
    • Assist the Quality Supervisor in the development & delivery of product specific Quality Training for all employees.
    • Assist with monitoring non-conforming part (NCP) trends, and the development of NCP reduction plans.
    • Partner with Engineering to ensure product(s) are being manufactured in compliance to Company and Customer specifications.
    • Supports Kennedy Valve’s ISO 9001 Certification Standards.
    • Utilize Six Sigma for internal and external defect identification and reduction.
    • Assists the Quality Supervisor with maintaining the Supplier Quality Performance database.
    • Perform analysis of customer returns or non-conforming material for root cause analysis and corrective action.

    Qualifications

     

    EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

     

    • Associates Degree in Quality Engineering or Assurance, or a minimum of two (2) years of Quality Control experience.
    • Six Sigma Certification or Experience is Preferred.
    • Demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills.
    • Proven results to work cohesively within a team. 

    REQUIRED TRAITS

    • Attention to detail through ambitious goal setting and productive project management.
    • Firm foundation of trust through excellent verbal and written communication.
    • Projects a consistent, reliable presence that inspires calm and confidence in our team members

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