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Posted: Tue Jan 09 2024

Quality Control Specialist

Irwindale, California
Salary:$28 Per Hour

Direct Hire

Are you an experienced quality control specialist and looking to join a growing company in the Irwindale area?

This position is responsible for checking materials and products to ensure that they are free of defects and produced according to internal specifications and external guidelines. This is a highly detail-oriented role, requiring familiarity with manufacturing and production processes combined with extensive knowledge of specifications and product testing. Quality Control Specialists work as part of a manufacturing team, maintaining records of defective materials and ensuring that defective parts are repaired, re-tested, or pulled from production. They also deliver their reports to other team members to address persistent quality issues in manufacturing and identify problem areas.


Primary Responsibilities

· Implements Company and regulatory quality standards for product manufacturing.

· Performs, records, and evaluates chemical and physical tests necessary to control production processes or evaluate quality of in-process and finished goods.

· Audits and reviews product quality data according to existing procedures.

· Maintain compliant and nonconformance processing through records and tracking systems, including root-cause analysis and corrective actions.

· Reports deviation from quality levels and standard practice to immediate supervisor and shift foreman.

· Develops and implements quality control procedures.

· Develop or update procedures for capture, investigation, and documentation of product complaints.

· Investigate reports of product quality issues and ensure resolution in accordance with Company guidelines and regulatory requirements.

· Ensures that practices being used are in accordance with standard practice data.

· Provides technical assistance to department heads in project and experimental work.

· Identify all rejected material and assist in its reclassification and disposition.

· Provides technical support for experimental and project work by recording and correlating operating data and results.

· Recommends improvements in process, standard practices and product evaluation.

· Performs process audits as determined by operating procedures and job work practices.


Job Requirements

· Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in metallurgy, chemistry or relevant field; five years of Quality Assurance experience and/or training, preferably in industrial manufacturing; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Knowledge of quality assurance terminology, methods, and tools.

· Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

· 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.

· Ability 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 variables.

· Flexibility to work different shifts or schedules as requested by management.

· Ability to work overtime as requested by management.

• Ability to pass a background check and drug screen.

• Prior experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

• Be able to sit for long periods.

• Ability to walk upstairs, and walk around the plant several times a shift.

• Able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment.

• Able to lift, push, or pull up to 15 lbs.

• Authorized to work for any employer in the US.

This is a direct hire opportunity with great pay!
Location:  Irwindale, CA
Work Hours:  rotating shifts every 4 months  (10pm-6:30am AND 2pm-10:30pm)
Compensation:  $28-30/hr

Headquartered in North Central Indiana and founded in 2009, TalentSource is a sole source recruiting firm offering an excellent team of subject matter experts in talent acquisition! We recruit generalists and provide professional job placement in various disciplines and industries, including temporary and perm placement, payroll, and specialty staffing solutions to various top-notch clients! TalentSource is committed to establishing a long-term relationships with its clients and candidates. They aim to provide superior customer service through customized talent solutions, emphasizing quality and continuous improvement. To learn more about TalentSource please visit us at! TalentSource is an Equal Opportunity Recruiting Firm. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.