Quality Inspector

Hollander Sleep Products
Birmingham International Airport, Birmingham
21 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
3:30PM-12AM $14/hr SUMMARY: Inspect product quality within the plant, ensuring that product inspections and quality control procedures are carried through as defined in the Hollander Quality Manual, and meet the standards required by our customers and the end-user. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Includes the following; other duties may be assigned.) Ensure the guidelines, procedures, specifications and reports in the Quality Manual are executed at the plant level and work with Quality Supervisor to submit suggested improvements to the Corporate Quality Manager as needed. Ensure that quality standards are maintained and communicated to all plant employees. Train associates as needed. Participate in weekly Quality Meetings and follow up on action items and improvements agreed upon. Assist the Quality Supervisor to maintain and provide access to Quality reference materials as needed, consisting of component standards, design folders, customer specifications, AQL sampling, defect guides, etc. Monitor new item BOM specifications and revisions for missing and/or incorrect components, and for unclear or conflicting item master instructions, and report to Quality Supervisor to resolve with corporate Specifications group. Communicate changes to employees and supervisors. Maintain new start up approval process and ensure quick resolution of all nonconformances to specifications Monitor component item substitutions and ensure clear rework/repair instructions are implemented to modify substitute materials to meet customer and compliance requirements. Report component and fiber quality issues at plant level and report defects over allowable specifications to Quality Supervisor. Maintain control of nonconforming materials and inspection and rework/repair labor, and report details of quality issues in log if assigned to do so by the Quality Supervisor. Enter data for daily Incoming, in process, and final product audits in Oracle or on other forms as per quality procedures. Follow record retention guidelines provided by corporate. Correct data entry errors as needed to ensure data is useful for further analysis. Be prepared for short notice assignments related to quality or other projects. Review quality audit data and take action with production team associates to make the necessary changes to improve product and process controls. Report chronic quality control issues to Quality supervisor for follow-up with plant management team. Understand objectives and work with plant management and employees in a professional manner to achieve goals and continuously improve quality. Comply with company and safety guidelines. QUALIFICATIONS: Able to communicate and train plant associates to achieve the quality standards required Experience in quality assurance for production manufacturing is ideal. Experience in the textile environment is preferred. Have good vision and above average or superior color perception. Display the need for thoroughness and attention to detail. Have strong communication skills (verbal and written). Also posses the ability to communicate effectively with plant supervision and employees. COMPUTER SKILLS A MUST, knowledge of EXCEL desired. Education: High School or equivalent 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. Most of the time is spent walking and/or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 10 lbs). WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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. Ability to work a flexible schedule required and may also need to work overtime as needed.