Quality Control Lead

Powermatic Associates
1264 Stealth Street
Livermore, CA 94551
United States

Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
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No Travel

Job Description
Understand the requirements of each critical process and each product requiring QC release (i.e. PAPRS
for Value-Add Products).
• Create, obtain approval, and help implement critical Powermatic QC processes including:
o QC Visual Inspection
o QC Functional Testing
o Non-Conforming (NC) / Out-of-Specification (OO) Process (QF013)
• Determine, measure, and report QC KPIs.
• Utilize and support QC team members appropriately to support the above duties.
• Work closely with the Quality Head to address staffing and performance related concerns of the QC team.
• If challenges arise preventing effective discharge of above duties, gather pertinent information and alert
Quality Head.
• The QC Lead also actively participates in the QC tests, including the following:
o Troubleshoot errors in cable builds.
o Test functional performance of assemblies, and parts under specified conditions.
o Ensure assemblies are built to specifications and that assembly instructions are completed at
production sections.
o Verify parts used are correct to Bill of Materials (BOM).
o Ensure the drawings are adequate to use and that any red lines have the appropriate
authorization and approvals.
o Perform OBA (Out of Box Audits), when required.
o When needed, back up In-Process and Receiving Quality Inspector positions.
o Accept and reject assemblies based on prints, specifications, workmanship standards through
inspection & test.
o Create non-conformance report (NCR) per the documented procedures/work instructions.
o Complete first article inspection (FAI) and appropriate reporting
• Maintain a clean and safe working environment in line with company policy.
• Maintain reliable and regular work attendance.
• Understanding and adherence to the Safety Codes of manufacturing.
• Other duties as assigned, needed or required.

Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• 3 years of Quality Control experience (prior experience as a supervisor or Lead preferred)
• Good working knowledge of electronic assembly
• Able to interpret blueprints, sketches, and/or verbal instructions
• Knowledge and experience with ISO9001:2015 QMS standard, certified CQA preferred
• Knowledge and experience with IPC-A-620C, certified CIS preferred
• Experience using CIRRUS tester
• Experience with OOS (out-of-specification) process
• Skilled in the use of all types of hand and power tools
• Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot
• A strong work ethic and attention to detail is required
• Ability to work as a team or independent successfully
Frank Nudo
1264 Stealth Street
Livermore CA 94551
United States