Randstad Quality Control/Assurance Specialist in Decatur, Georgia

Quality Control/Assurance Specialist


Decatur, GA


US$ 45,000 - US$ 55,000 per year

Date Posted:

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Randstad USA Manufacturing & Logistics


We are seeking a highly driven, accountable, and detail-oriented Quality Control Specialist who will serve as the primary product inspector at our third party plastics manufacturing facility based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Following the company s Standard Inspection Procedures, and taking into account all practical and theoretical knowledge of suitable quality control techniques and methods (particularly as it relates to manufacturing of plastic molded consumer goods), the selected candidate will be responsible for the collection and analysis of data on quality, cost, scrap/rework, non-conformance trends, and other quality performance measures for management review.-.

-Inspect product components for each PO; items pulled using AQL general inspection level III

-Complete preliminary component checks by visually inspecting and confirming the order matches the specification sheet (dimensions and weight), and all colours are the correct pantone

-Coordinate third party testing numerous times throughout the year, working alongside the Toronto-based Compliance Manager to ensure Ultra Safe Protection System (USPS) compliance

-Ensure product has no discernible surface degradation, including bubbles, flash, excess materials, fractures, scratches, scuff marks, indentations, and/or any other defects that may affect the finished product; pull random samples and complete in-house testing, as required

-Ensure product accessories are void of surface corrosion and free of nicks, burrs, pits, sharp edges on applicable parts; free of fabric or sewing defects (no tears, holes, dirt, stains, mildew, uneven colour, unfinished seams, non-uniformity in seams or order) on applicable parts

-Collect and analyze data on quality, cost, scrap/rework, non-conformance trends, and other quality performance measures

-Evaluate and report on quality of production and operational processes

-Other duties as required

Working hours: M-F 7am-4pm with extended hours when needed


-College or university degree with QC,QA and manufacturer/supplier inspection experience

-7+ years QC experience in a plastics consumer goods industry; experience in the outdoors and/or cooler industry a strong asset

-Experience in plastics molding (roto, injection, blow) inspections required; experience with rotationally molded products a very strong asset

-Validation, documentation management and traceability experience required

-An excellent communicator for clarifying design/technical issues with colleagues and third party manufacturers alike

-Organized and very thorough, with sound judgment and a strong ability to prioritize

-Reliable and self-motivated; a team player, yet able to work without close supervision

-Strong visual acuity required (sharpness of vision including color correctness), concentration and attention to detail when reviewing final production from a manufacturing, construction and accuracy standpoint

-Must be legally entitled to work in the United States and travel outside of the country

-Manufacturing operations are 24/6; this salaried position will generally be expected to work standard weekday hours, however, it may be necessary to shift the occasional workday to evening or weekend to monitor and inspect applicable evening/overnight/weekend production runs

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