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Quality Technician - Mayville, WI

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Mayville, WI, US, 53050

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.
Brand Overview

Gleason Reel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the production of industrial duty products for cable & hose management, mobile electrification and industrial workplace solutions. In February of 1996, Gleason Reel was acquired by Hubbell Inc., and became part of the Hubbell Electrical Systems Group. Along with Hubbell standards, our world-renowned brand names include: Gleason® Reels, Festoons and Conductor Bars, PowerTrak® Cable Carriers, as well as Qualtech® Document Stands which are sold under Hubbell Workplace Solutions® division.

Posting Address

600 South Clark St.

Mayville, WI 53050

Position Overview

The Quality Technician is responsible for supporting the Quality and Manufacturing operations across all raw material, process and product lines as assigned. This includes: ensuring compliance to in-house specifications, standards and good manufacturing practices; rejection of nonconforming lots; defect and root cause analysis; first article inspections; oversight of the Calibration System; interacting with vendors to reduce variability of incoming materials; communicating process and product quality issues in a timely manner to manufacturing, quality and all appropriate cross-functional departments.

Duties and Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  1. Perform visual, functional, dimensional inspection, audits, and test in accordance with inspection instructions and specifications to verify that quality, production and customer standards/requirements are met. Document findings and relay any discrepancies to the appropriate personnel. Ensure the inspection status of the product is clearly identified. 
  2. Utilizing statistical methods and/or defect analysis, understand and resolve product quality issues relating to the non-conforming product.  Disposition non-conforming product (DR’s and RMA’s) in a timely manner.  Recommend corrective action when needed.  Communicate with vendors as needed to improve incoming quality.
  3. Understands and resolves product quality issues relating to the non-conforming product.  Disposition non-conforming product (DR’s and RMA’s) in a timely manner.  Recommend corrective action when needed.
  4. Works with Vendors and Customers to resolve product concerns.
  5. Train Operators in the use of inspection gauges and techniques, test procedures and requirements, and standard work as required.
  6. Make recommendations on inspection, product, productivity, tracking, reporting and/or scrap improvements, while maintaining or improving current quality standards.
  7. Oversee the Calibration System.  This includes maintaining the Calibration Database, ensuring gages are calibrated per the due dates, coordinating site visits and outside calibration with calibration vendors, timely communication with department personnel regarding out-of-tolerance and/or lost gauges, recommend and implementing corrective actions for gages that do not meet requirements, and minimizing cost of unnecessary in-house calibration trips or calibration of inactive items.
  8. Practice Lean philosophy and participate in Kaizen events. 
  9. Perform general housekeeping duties to provide a safe working environment at all times.
  10. Additional duties as assigned.
Skills and Experience

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school education plus one or two years of advanced technical education or equivalent work experience required. Prior experience in a manufacturing environment required. Experience with measurement equipment requirement. CMM Programming experience. Proficient in computer operation (SAP, Word, Excel, etc.)

Language Skills

Good communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills.

Mathematical Skills

Analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to organize and interpret complex data with basic math skills.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Must interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must be able to handle working overtime as needed.

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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