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Position:  Quality Control Technician
Location:  Waltham, MA
Job Id:  452
# of Openings:  0

Position:              Quality Technician
Reports To:         Quality Control Engineering Supervisor
Location:             Waltham, MA
A123 Systems, LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation and commercial markets.
Position Overview
Perform inspections and tests on incoming material, in process, and finished product to ensure that quality standards and process controls are being met throughout the operations process. Generate the appropriate documentation, records, and reports. Support quality, engineering, and operations as needed.
Primary responsibilities
  • Perform Incoming Visual/Dimensional inspections of coated electrodes
  • Inspection and testing of product for compliance to product specifications. Detailed documentation of results, and proper housing of records
  • Use of Micrometers, Gauges, Resistance meter, Analytical Balance, tensile tester, vacuum ovens and other QC instruments
  • Generate various quality and process performance reports and communicate it to the requestor
  • Maintain tracking list for in process and completed materials. Update the list daily to reflect priorities
  • Review defect data and communicate it to requestor
  • Disposition non-conforming material
  • Maintain Calibration of equipment in QC area
  • Flow to the work in other areas of the department to support the team
Specific Skills/Abilities
The position requires:
  • Highly Detail-oriented
  • Data analysis, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Proficient in the use of mechanical inspection equipment including calipers, micrometers, indicators, go/no go gages, and other mechanical inspection equipment
  • Must have experience with MS Office platforms (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Good communication skills
  • High School Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of Quality experience
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma

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