Quality Control Lab Technician proficient in auditing and monitoring requirements to meet company quality assurance standards and customer specifications. Experienced researcher with expertise in data collection and study. Analytical and detail-oriented.
Quality inspection professional
Inspected, tested and measured materials and finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications. Calibrated or adjusted equipment to ensure quality production using tools such as calipers, micrometers, and metal detectors. Handled, measured and mixed chemicals following prescribed methods and testing requirements. Documented, filed and maintained proper inspection records and quality assurance documents. Analyzed and interpreted blueprints, data and manuals to determine precise specifications. Entered data into SAP to load and manipulate information and to place products on hold. Worked overtime, including evenings and weekends, to respond to emergencies and fix unsafe conditions after an oven caught fire.Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials. Maintained proper inventories. Performed quality control tests on lab equipment and lab analysis. Assisted in implementation of operations, maintenance and capital programs. Recommended corrective actions to minimize rate of product defects with a new production line.
Monitored process units and quality control testing performance for plant processes and water quality sampling. Performed microbiological testing and result readings. Documented, filed and maintained proper inspection records and quality assurance documents. Trained other analysts to perform laboratory procedures. Performed visual inspections of finished products. Participate in internal assessments and audits as required. Identify and troubleshoot equipment problems. Evaluate new technologies and testing methods. Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained. Closely inspected equipment for safety problems, leaks and wear. Coordinate testing with contract laboratories and vendors. Write or revise standard quality control operating procedures. Receive and inspect raw materials. Participate in out-of-specification and failure investigations and recommend corrective actions. Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established item specifications. Interpret test results, compare them to established specifications and control limits. Verified that machine setups conformed to specs. Worked overtime, including evenings and weekends as needed. Notified supervisors of faulty operations and defective materials .Oversaw proper packaging of products. Weighed raw data, reviewed parts history and organized results prior to quality analysis. Handled, measured and mixed chemicals following prescribed methods and testing requirements.
Negotiated bulk shipping discounts with contracted carriers. Operated powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and forklifts. Conducted monthly, quarterly and yearly inventories of warehouse stock. Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times. Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently. Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems. Processed work orders and prioritized jobs. Worked as a team member to provide the highest level of service to customers. Created repeat business by developing long-term relationships with regular customers.
Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications. Troubleshooted problems with equipment, devices or products. Completed and entered quality records, scrap reports and machine logs. Created standards, methods, processes and procedures for reviewing, evaluating and inspecting a new production line. Followed quality checklists to verify that all important parts were examined. Completed daily rounds to inspect facilities equipment. Inspected precision machine parts using micrometers, torque guns and optical comparators. Dismantled and inspected components and adjusted and repaired them as necessary. Performed and reviewed Statistical Process Control (SPC), including data collection, charts and graphs. Set up and performed hand and automatic assembly operations on components, sub-assemblies and assemblies. Assembled components with hand and power tools. Certified forklift operator. Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures. Observed safety practices and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment. Met company standard times and individual productivity goals consistently. Measured and inspected parts with calipers, scales, and micrometers.
Coursework in Industrial Technology and Process Technology.
Microsoft Office, Windows, Quality Control, Inspection, ISO, SAP, Calibration, Test Lab, Lean Manufacturing, Product Specifications, HACCP, Process Controls, Micrometers, X-Rays, Metal Detectors, Auditing, Product Development
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