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Harmac Medical Products Quality Assurance Technician (7am-3pm) in Buffalo, New York

Job SummaryThe QA Technician inspects materials and products for conformance to specifications, using variable, fixed or preset measuring equipment.Job DutiesCompares product with parts list, blueprints, specifications or sample model to insure completion and correctness of the assembly or subassemblies. Verifies specified dimensions using proper test equipment and procedures. Identifies rejected parts with prescribed methods. Tests products for structural flaws. Maintains records on all defects and number of parts rejected. Uses statistical sampling plans when required to conduct inspections. Assists in training new inspectors/technicians. Responsible for general housekeeping of work area. Demonstrates Harmac’s core values of honesty, integrity, and respectOther duties as assigned.ImpactMonitors inspections to ensure compliance of processes and testing required to maintain quality and reliability of products. Recommends improvements to Quality Assurance processes, QAS's, and manufacturing processes. Communicates with Quality Assurance Team Lead to make necessary changes of audits/inspections.Why work at Harmac? Harmac provides our employees with more than just a great place to work. Our comprehensive benefits package, employee wellness program, and suite of perks help our people to get the most out of their workplace experience. Harmac offers the following perks and benefits to all employees:Health, Dental, and Vision insurance 401K Paid holidays and vacations Tuition reimbursement program Quarterly bonuses Subsidized cafeteria costs Peer recognition initiatives Summer scholarships for children and grandchildren of employees Onsite gym Employee of the Month program Onsite social worker to assist with important life events Daily free fruit and on site cafeteriaIndependent JudgementAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variablesAnalysis/Problem SolvingAbility to use common sense and knowledge of industry to handle daily questions/issues from workers, managers, etc. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.CommunicationAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write short correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.Skills/Technical SkillsBasic computer skills associated with traditional PC based software such as Microsoft Office required. Working knowledge of inspections/audits, standard operating procedures, and ISO standards a plus. Ability to comprehend and interpret basic measurement techniques including reading scales (rulers). Basic understanding of dimensional inspections with familiarity of using calipers and micrometers. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, to include discerning specification (in tolerance / out of tolerance) and converting fractions and decimals.Physical RequirementsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. In the event the employee must move over 35 pounds, a team lift or mechanical devise must be used. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.EducationOne-year certificate from College or technical school.ExperienceOne to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum Salary: 16.55 Maximum Salary: 20 Salary Unit: Hourly