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QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN

Job Title: Quality Control Technician

Department: Quality

Reports to: Quality Specialist

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Blythewood, SC

SUMMARY

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for ensuring quality control of the finished product and the production process. Additionally, maintaining and inspecting raw material specifications. The Quality Control Technician must be able to work closely with our Production, Research & Development, Claims and Sales Team to assist them in product review and claim defect review. The Quality Control Tech is fundamental in quality and product training for production employees.

Working for Owens Corning, a Fortune 500 company that has received numerous distinctions for leadership, offers opportunities and benefits including:

  • Competitive wage
  • Paid vacation
  • Robust benefits starting immediately
  • Strong focus on safety
  • Organized work environment
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • 401K matching program
  • Personal health support, including fitness challenges and rewards

Job Responsibilities

  • Inspect incoming raw materials, in-process materials and finished goods and checking for quality and that they meet necessary specifications
  • Ensure equipment is calibrated, validated and maintained properly and ensure safety during operation of equipment
  • Take personal ownership to work safely each day and hold other team members to the same high standards of safety
  • Report unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor/manger
  • Exhibit leadership in safety by taking ownership for your own safety and by exhibiting influence on the people you work with; actively participate in the plant's safety process
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in dealing with process and quality troubleshooting and improvement efforts
  • Demonstrate the ability to redefine what is possible and consistently elevate your performance and that of your team; seek developmental opportunities to continuously improve your job skills and job performance
  • Continually look for opportunities to improve performance by better managing information, knowledge and communication
  • Be an integral part of a strong corrective action system to reduce and eliminate defects and customer complaints
  • Perform product testing and tests on raw materials and finished product; enter data into AWAQS
  • Inform Lead Operators on Quality test results
  • Lead plant efforts to achieve zero defects in Quality
  • Perform product testing and tests on raw materials; enter data into quality data base
  • Analyze quality data, identify trends, communicate problems, find and implement solutions
  • Perform test equipment calibrations
  • Assist in Claim Investigations
  • Assist with the Nonconformance Product on Hold Process to help facilitate a timely disposition of product on hold
  • Take care of requests for product and raw material sampling
  • Participate in and lead quality improvement efforts
  • Train Operations Technicians on Quality Test Methods in their areas to identify defects
  • Assist in maintaining our Quality Manual to ensure its up to date up to date
  • Assist with keeping our Manufacturing Specifications and Raw Material Specifications up to date
  • Demonstrate high standards in workplace organization
  • Housekeeping activities are automatic; be self-policing to ensure sustainability and continuous improvement
  • Comply with all plant rules
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Regular Attendance on site and the ability to rotate varying shifts
  • All other duties as assigned or needed
  • Be a team player work with production and help out as needed.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • This is a Skilled position, which requires training to reach desired performance levels; this position must act in a leadership role for ensure zero Quality Defects
  • Able to think under pressure, make quick decisions, and act as a decision maker in the absence of the Quality Leader
  • Ability to work well in a team or alone
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Solid math skills, basic statistics knowledge
  • Leadership skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to train and work with people
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks and projects
  • Initiative, self-starter
  • Computer advance skills in E-mail, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Logic, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis skills

COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES

The employee must be able to:

  • Proficiently operate a computer
  • Pivot table, formula writing experience in Excel

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

The employee should have the following:

  • Quality experience (Minimum 1 year)
  • Manufacturing experience (Minimum of 3 years)
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to pass a hair drug screen and background check

Experience:

  • Although not always required, it is preferred that this person has a minimum of 1 year of experience in a manufacturing setting
  • A demonstrated ability to lead and influence people in a positive manner is required
  • Root cause analysis investigation
  • Write and maintain standard working procedures
  • Experience with quality and monitoring equipment

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The employee should possess the ability to:

It is a requirement to be a U.S. citizen OR have valid proof of authorization to work in the United States.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Please ONLY submit your resume and/or apply one time. Please do NOT contact the company directly. If we feel your skills and qualifications match our criteria we will contact you.

Pre-employment assessment, hair-drug screen, health questionnaire, and background check required.

Probationary Period

For new hires in regular job openings, the first 90 days of employment at Owens Corning Infrastructure Plant is a probationary period where your work performance will be closely observed and evaluated. Completion of the probationary period does not guarantee continued employment and does not alter the at-will relationship between you and the Company.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2017 sales of $6.4 billion and employs 19,000 people in 37 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN 
Job Title: Quality Control Technician 
Department: Quality 
Reports to: Quality Specialist 
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Blythewood, SC

SUMMARY 
The Quality Control Technician is responsible for ensuring quality control of the finished product and the production process. Additionally, maintaining and inspecting raw material specifications. The Quality Control Technician must be able to work closely with our Production, Research & Development, Claims and Sales Team to assist them in product review and claim defect review. The Quality Control Tech is fundamental in quality and product training for production employees. 
Working for Owens Corning, a Fortune 500 company that has received numerous distinctions for leadership, offers opportunities and benefits including:
•    Competitive wage 
•    Paid vacation
•    Robust benefits starting immediately
•    Strong focus on safety 
•    Organized work environment
•    Opportunities for advancement
•    Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
•    401K matching program
•    Personal health support, including fitness challenges and rewards

Job Responsibilities
•    Inspect incoming raw materials, in-process materials and finished goods and checking for quality and that they meet necessary specifications
•    Ensure equipment is calibrated, validated and maintained properly and ensure safety during operation of equipment
•    Take personal ownership to work safely each day and hold other team members to the same high standards of safety
•    Report unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor/manger
•    Exhibit leadership in safety by taking ownership for your own safety and by exhibiting influence on the people you work with; actively participate in the plant's safety process
•    Demonstrate leadership skills in dealing with process and quality troubleshooting and improvement efforts
•    Demonstrate the ability to redefine what is possible and consistently elevate your performance and that of your team; seek developmental opportunities to continuously improve your job skills and job performance
•    Continually look for opportunities to improve performance by better managing information, knowledge and communication
•    Be an integral part of a strong corrective action system to reduce and eliminate defects and customer complaints
•    Perform product testing and tests on raw materials and finished product; enter data into AWAQS
•    Inform Lead Operators on Quality test results 
•    Lead plant efforts to achieve zero defects in Quality
•    Perform product testing and tests on raw materials; enter data into quality data base
•    Analyze quality data, identify trends, communicate problems, find and implement solutions
•    Perform test equipment calibrations
•    Assist in Claim Investigations
•    Assist with the Nonconformance Product on Hold Process to help facilitate a timely disposition of product on hold
•    Take care of requests for product and raw material sampling
•    Participate in and lead quality improvement efforts
•    Train Operations Technicians on Quality Test Methods in their areas to identify defects 
•    Assist in maintaining our Quality Manual to ensure its up to date up to date
•    Assist with keeping our Manufacturing Specifications and Raw Material Specifications up to date
•    Demonstrate high standards in workplace organization
•    Housekeeping activities are automatic; be self-policing to ensure sustainability and continuous improvement 
•    Comply with all plant rules
•    Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
•    Regular Attendance on site and the ability to rotate varying shifts
•    All other duties as assigned or needed
•    Be a team player work with production and help out as needed.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The employee should hold the following abilities:
•    This is a Skilled position, which requires training to reach desired performance levels; this position must act in a leadership role for ensure zero Quality Defects
•    Able to think under pressure, make quick decisions, and act as a decision maker in the absence of the Quality Leader
•    Ability to work well in a team or alone
•    Attention to detail
•    Positive attitude
•    Solid math skills, basic statistics knowledge
•    Leadership skills and interpersonal skills 
•    Ability to train and work with people
•    Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks and projects
•    Initiative, self-starter
•    Computer advance skills in E-mail, PowerPoint, and Excel
•    Logic, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis skills

COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES
The employee must be able to:
•    Proficiently operate a computer 
•    Pivot table, formula writing experience in Excel

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The employee should have the following:
•    Quality experience (Minimum 1 year) 
•    Manufacturing experience (Minimum of 3 years) 
•    Must be a US Citizen
•    Must be 18 years or older 
•    Must be able to pass a hair drug screen and background check

Experience:
•    Although not always required, it is preferred that this person has a minimum of 1 year of experience in a manufacturing setting
•    A demonstrated ability to lead and influence people in a positive manner is required
•    Root cause analysis investigation
•    Write and maintain standard working procedures
•    Experience with quality and monitoring equipment

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The employee should possess the ability to:
•    Ability to stand for 12 hours straight
•    Able to identify finished goods and raw materials non-conformities through visual inspection 

It is a requirement to be a U.S. citizen OR have valid proof of authorization to work in the United States.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. 
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
Please ONLY submit your resume and/or apply one time. Please do NOT contact the company directly. If we feel your skills and qualifications match our criteria we will contact you.
Pre-employment assessment, hair-drug screen, health questionnaire, and background check required.

Probationary Period
For new hires in regular job openings, the first 90 days of employment at Owens Corning Infrastructure Plant is a probationary period where your work performance will be closely observed and evaluated. Completion of the probationary period does not guarantee continued employment and does not alter the at-will relationship between you and the Company.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. 
This document does not create an employment contract

About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2017 sales of $6.4 billion and employs 19,000 people in 37 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.


A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.
Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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