Quality Assurance Technician

Redlen Technologies Inc

April 27, 2015

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Job Category: 
Technical
Job Specialization: 
Other
Job
Company Overview: 

Redlen Technologies Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high resolution semiconductors (CZT) detectors which are enabling a new generation of high performance detection and imaging equipment including nuclear cardiology, CT scanning, baggage scanning and dirty bomb detection.

With international demand growing for our industry-leading semiconductor radiation detection and imaging products for medical and security applications, and recently having closed major expansion financing, Redlen offers a fantastic opportunity for those interested in making a difference in a fast paced high growth environment.

Job Summary: 

Job Description

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, the successful applicant will assume a key role in identifying and containing non-conforming parts, processes & product from being shipped to the customer.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Perform inspections of purchased parts/materials, subassemblies and finished company products according to defined criteria using standard physical, mechanical and/or electrical measurements.
    • Setup inspection criteria and record lot/batch inspection results.
    • Prepare & distribute Inspection Reports for non-conforming lots/batches and issue Non-Conformance Reports (NCR), as required.
    • Coordinate with internal depts. i.e. Purchasing, Manufacturing and R&D with regards to the disposition of non-conforming lots/batches.
    • Input inspection data, analyze and prepare charts.
    • Setup and control inspection tools & equipment.
  • Assist in the writing and updating of inspection procedures, protocols and checklists.
  • Work with production management, Quality Assurance and Engineering to provide feedback to Production Technicians regarding accuracy of fabrication and assembly work instructions.
  • Perform In-Process Inspections of key processes according to predefined checklists.
  • Issue Temporary Deviation Notices (TDN), as required.
  • Verify & submit for approval shipping documentation i.e. Certificate of Conformance (CofC) & Test Reports, as required.
  • Coordinate with receiving personnel to control non-conforming materials going into and out of quarantine.
  • Perform Material Review Board (MRB) activities.
  • Support the development of the Quality Management System (QMS) through;
    • Conducting internal audits,
    • Identify problems and make improvements,
    • Analyzing data and reporting results,
    • Developing quality standards & procedures.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.

Experience

  • Minimum 8 yrs manufacturing or production oriented experience, with 2+ years in a quality inspector/technician function
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is a must
  • Must have good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Mechanical aptitude desired
  • Working knowledge of measurement instruments

Skills/Additional requirements:

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy a must
  • Demonstrate positive attitude and self-motivation
  • Must be able to read drawings
  • Redlen operates 24/7, so applicants must be willing/able  to work shift work, including on weekends

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
How To Apply: 

We are dedicated to serving our customers and place a high value on quality and teamwork. Candidates with previous manufacturing experience are preferred. Redlen provides an open, flexible, convivial work environment with salary / benefits commensurate with experience.

Please e-mail or fax your CV and cover letter attention Human Resources at careers@redlen.com or fax: +250 656 5480, specifying the position for which you are applying AND quoting this reference number in the subject line: QATech. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. See www.redlen.ca for more details.