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Quality Control Technician

Company: Anglo American Plc
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job overview

* An opportunity has arisen to join our small and friendly manufacturing team based in Santa Clara, California.
* This role plays an integral role in supporting our production activities.
* The successful candidate will undertake a range of quality control checks on our products as well as performing cleaning of some parts (using solvent or acid) and packaging parts securely for transportation.
* Safety culture is a priority given the inherent higher risks and hazards of our industrial processes and working environment.
* On the job training will be provided to the successful applicant.
* The ideal candidate will enjoy working independently in a structured manner and will look to support continuous improvement in quality control across production.

Duties and tasks

* Delivering work safely and to a standard that ensures the health and safety of others.
* Undertake visual inspection of production parts for defects.
* Use measuring tools to check the physical properties of the product including dimensions, flatness, and roughness.
* Maintain accurate records of the inspection process, entering data into manufacturing data systems.
* Perform regular calibration checks on tools and work with our calibration vendors to ensure tools are calibrated according to the required schedule.
* Read and understand technical drawings and product specifications.
* Safely undertake solvent or acid cleaning processes for parts as required.
* Proactively monitor customer complaints (QCs) and liaise with relevant stakeholders to ensure resolution; this may involve investigation, root cause analysis and identifying corrective actions.
* Assist in other manufacturing areas as required.
* Contribute to improvement projects by performing trials and collecting and recording data.
* Play a key role in the continuous improvement process by identifying problems and implementing solutions, with particular focus on improving performance, cost and delivery.
* Be a role model for our E6 values.
* Ability to undertake autonomous and safe working unsupervised when in our production areas.
* A diligent worker with a keen eye for detail and right first-time approach
* Aptitude and willingness to learn our processes and procedures; the successful applicant is required to work to very precise and exacting standards.
* Good interpersonal and communication skills.
* Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
* Background in QC preferred but not essential.
* Exposure to technical drawings, metrology, inspection or measurement advantageous but not essential
* Must be able to multi-task; a flexible approach is critical to successfully deliver in this role.
* Computer literacy to use QC tools/equipment and perform data acquisition.

Keywords: Anglo American Plc, Santa Clara , Quality Control Technician, Professions , Santa Clara, California

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