STEMCO Job Description
Job Title: Quality Technician/ Back-up Team Lead
Reports To: Departmental Manager/Supervisor
Job Function: Operations
Job Code: 809009
Brand/Product Affiliation(s): Kaiser
Revision Date: 11/3/22
Location: Millington, Michigan
Direct Reports: None
Perform duties required to insure all quality systems in the plant are functioning as designed. Responsible for the daily production quality verification requirements and gage calibration system. Work with operators, Area Managers/Departmental Leads, Engineering, vendors, and customers in solving problems. As needed serve as the backup to shift Team Lead and coordinate production teams to achieve production goals. Hold self and others accountable for adhering to all company values, policies, processes and procedures. Communicate any relevant information to teams as necessary.
Embrace the values of the EnPro/STEMCO safety pledge in each of the below responsibilities. Participate in the organization’s safety culture and aim to continuously improve safety within all aspects of your work.
Foster a work environment that promotes mutual respect of all colleagues and creates an environment focused on a dual-bottom line.
Promote the STEMCO / Enpro Culture by exhibiting the five principles of exemplary leadership: Modeling the Way, Inspiring a Shared Vision, Enabling Others to Act, Challenging the Process, and Encouraging the Heart.
Support and enforce the EnPro core values of Safety, Excellence and Respect. Hold self and others accountable to support these values.
Meet production goals – Keep production cells running smoothly and producing quality parts. Work at producing parts where needed and respond to production stoppages.
Support day to day factory floor activity through inspections, measurements and audits.
Perform measurements and/or capability analysis on in process parts, tooling and any other supporting details as required.
Support Engineering and other departments with special projects and measurement needs.
Support quality system through safe practices, 5S and the control and maintenance of quality documents.
Understand and safely operate material handling equipment (pallet jack, Fork Truck).
Communication that supports and promotes community building/ productive dialog between the shifts
Safety – Communicate and enforce company policies. Confirm quality and PPE compliance (routine checks). Ensure standard work is followed. Compile weekly and monthly safety data and create safety reports as required.
Technical - Demonstrate a high working level of knowledge in quality-based skills. These include but are not limited to the following: Establishment and execution of measurement techniques, development of inspection reports, execution of product and or process verification, understanding of data accuracy and precision, Lead all efforts for verification, calibration and tracking of measurement devices to ensure/ demonstrate gage reliability. Ensure the inspection and containment of defective product, Demonstrate an understanding of engineering prints and specifications.
Culture – Support and work to promote the Stemco vision of “one culture, one team”.
Job Requirements and Qualifications
Minimum Education (or Equivalent)
X High School
2 Years College
Technical Certificate or Trade School Degree
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Minimum number of years of experience: 1-2 years in Quality or Manufacturing
Able to use basic algebra / math skills
Able to work from Blueprints and specifications
Knowledge and ability to use a variety of precision measuring instruments
Knowledge of machining methods helpful but not mandatory
Knowledge/use of computers to input data and interpret data.
Ability to obtain a Fork Truck License through STEMCO provided training
High School graduation or equivalent
Problem Solving/Trouble Shooting
Product and Process
Less than 1 year
1+ to 2 years
X 2+to 5 years
5+ to 7 years
7 + to 10 Years
GLOBAL PERFORMANCE: Nearly half of annual sales are generated in markets outside the U.S.