Quality Assurance Auditor
Written October 17, 2019
FLSA Status: Exempt
Alternate Job Titles: Quality Assurance Inspector, Quality Control Inspector
Audits production being produced by screen printing or digital imaging to verify conformance to established quality assurance standards. Ensures product adherence, and makes on-the-spot decisions regarding degree of acceptability of a particular product by performing the following duties personally.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsible for obtaining, understanding, and applying company quality assurance standards to production jobs.
- Inspects product to determine compliance with order specifications and company quality control requirements.
- Submits printed samples of product produced to appropriate department for retention as indicated by quality procedures.
- Compares written job specifications, blueprints, or approved prototypes with production items.
- Reads processing information such as worker logs, product processing sheets, and specification sheets, to verify that records, production, and sampling adhere to quality assurance specifications.
- Writes and submits audit reports to supervisory personnel.
- Coordinates in-plant correction of items rejected.
- Assists in making first proof inspection of press production run.
- Ensures that production inspector/racker/catcher/folder examines approved production proof for future reference.
- Ensures that production inspector/racker/catcher/folder applies quality standards consistently throughout press production run.
- If assembly or finishing is required, checks for faulty production and adherence to quality standards.
- Ensure that the production order form contains correct record of spoilage and replacements.
- Identifies rejected or "second-quality" material and ensure that this stock is separated and clearly marked as to job number, lot size, defect, and other necessary specifications.
- May be required to train others.
- Maintains cleanliness of work area and equipment.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Carries out conduct and leadership responsibilities in accordance with company policies, procedures, safety, and applicable laws.
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 diploma or general education degree (GED): or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standard situations.
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; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic chemicals, and heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Some independent travel is required.