Quality Control and Inspection Technician
TX - Houston
This is your opportunity to leverage your machine parts inspection and dimensional parts measurement experience to join a growing, global industry leader and make an impact on quality for top valve and pump products and brands, including Bran+Luebbe, ClydeUnion Pumps, Johnson Pump, Lightnin, M&J Valve, and others. Your efforts will support projects and clients in the heavy industrial, oil & gas, and power generation and similar markets. Daily, you will ensure quality through testing and inspection at various stage of the production process. You will work an 11-hour shift, from 4:30 AM to 3:30 PM, focused on project work.
At SPX Flow, we provide a welcoming atmosphere, visibility, and opportunities to learn and expand your skills, along with a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package. We value and appreciate our employees and applaud their contributions. Success in this role could set you up to take on additional responsibilities, advance within the role, or pursue other opportunities in our global organization.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Quality Control Supervisor, as Quality Control and Inspection Technician, you will:
- Ensure quality through testing and inspection at various stages of the production process.
- Compile and evaluate statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability.
- Leverage knowledge of products and production processes, design and statistical control and testing procedures to complete your work.
- Use principles of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve practical testing and quality control problems.
- Conduct routine and non-routine analysis of raw materials, in-process, and finished product using a variety of testing devices and procedures to maintain product quality.
- Minimal local travel in Houston and the surrounding areas.
- Handle other assigned work-related functions as deemed necessary and appropriate by your immediate supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Knowledge of manufacturing processes and techniques, test equipment and procedures.
- Thorough knowledge of statistical control procedures, design, and testing procedures.
- Ability to read blueprints.
- Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) understanding.
- Ability to use principles of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve practical testing and quality control problems.
- Flexibility to work with and inspect a variety of machined parts, both large and small.
- Strong computer skills including experience with ERP systems, and MS Office Suite skills, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; team player.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organization and prioritization skills; attention to detail.
- Background and/or experience with ISO standards preferred.
- Background in Oil & Gas industry, API or machining is a strong advantage.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- A high school diploma or GED equivalent.
- 1-2 years of inspection experience including dimensional parts measurement with tolerances of +/- 0.001 inches.
- Experience with measuring tools such as profilometer, tooling, faro arm, caliper, ring gauge, tape measure, etc.
- NACE certification.
- GD&T certification preferred.
- Faro Arm certification preferred.
- Experience writing non-conformance reports.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
You will work in a shop environment where you may be exposed to noise, dirt and dust. You may also be exposed to smoke, shop noise, dust, etc.. You will wear SPX provided personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SPX FLOW VALUES
SPX Flow employees are expected to behave in accordance with our company values:
- Think all customer, all the time
- Embrace teamwork with no borders
- Be obsessed with being the best
- Own your actions
- Ask the hard questions
- Do the right thing, always!
- Appreciate the moment
Quality encompasses all aspects of SPX’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.