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QA Specialist

  • ID: 488595
  • Posted: 7/21/2021
  • Location: Ayer, MA
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temp to Direct
  • Duration: 3 - 6 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for a QA Specialist for our Client located in Ayer, MA.
  • This position reports directly to the Quality Assurance Manager. 
  • Responsible, under minimum supervision, for maintaining the quality management system processes and procedures in accordance with established ISO requirements and customer specifications. 
  • Assists in determining the process for addressing customer problems, implementing plans to improve quality across the factory, and measuring how well the company is doing and providing a strategy to achieve our quality goals.
  • Perform inspections on product lines to ensure compliance with customer requirements and company specifications
  • Use measuring tools where required, to ensure products and tooling meet specifications
  • Inspector must maintain the highest ethical standards while performing inspections
  • Document rejected or non-conforming material reports. Schedule Material Review Board Meetings
  • Perform incoming inspection for all raw stock and procured components as well as manufactured parts applicable to all Product Lines. Document results in company data base
  • Responsible for external calibration program, working with outside supplier to maintain tools and equipment are maintained.
  • Responsible for updating and filing information related to tool control
  • Interfaces with other groups in problem resolution, and continual improvement. 
  • Assists in investigation of customer complaints, product deviations from specification and unusual occurrences (e.g., deviations from process standards) and recommends remedial action.
  • Ability to use measuring equipment such as FARO Arm, Laser Tracker, NDI, perform EM Analysis and use calipers, pin gages, protractors and other hand measuring tools as needed
  • Assists Quality Assurance Director with special projects and performs other duties as required or directed by manager. 
Pay and Benefits:
The salary for this position is $26.00 per hour (Max Pay rate).
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High School or GED
  • Minimum 3 years" experience with quality background and familiarity with AS9100 certified quality assurance department
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Experienced in Incoming and In-Process inspection procedures, preferably in a shop fabrication environment using sampling plans per ANSI/ASQC Z1.4, where applicable.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, standards, military specs and test procedures.
  • Experienced in the use and application of Inspection tools and equipment, electronic test equipment, microscopes as well as computer skills in Microsoft Office programs to enter data and generate routine reports.
  • Ability to communicate and work with Government Quality Specialists, Customer Representatives, Suppliers, Engineering, Manufacturing, and other company disciplines.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Experience working in a lean manufacturing environment with strong ISO background.
  • Ability to understand and statistically analyze data, create quality charts, and use standard quality tools to make decisions.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • To think and perform strategically as well as tactically, to help ensure the company"s future success.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format.
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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