Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Quality Control Inspector

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Job ID 53953

The primary objective of this position is to perform testing and recording to ensure quality standards are maintained in raw and finished product.  Interfaces with appropriate plant employees to provide process and quality control information.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with and perform testing for UL Inspectors
  • Keep logs of tests as well as build a data base, learn how, why and when to interpret and apply the data as it applies to the manufacturing process
  • Test raw materials periodically to ensure specifications are in compliance – filler, sand, granules
  • Help analyze process upsets
  • Basic understanding of the process equipment used in this facility
  • Ability to use the lab specific and manufacturing software in the lab
  • Be able to run lab tests with safe and accurate results
  • Be able to identify and communicate quality issues, explain P&QA testing and lab equipment in the manufacturing process, tour groups, and others who may visit the facility
  • Be able to run all FAI (First article inspection) tests for different conditions such as Full Start up, Color Change and all line stops.
  • Be responsible for visually checking and keeping lab in the correct working condition.  Keep the area clean and organized.
  • Monitor inventory of lab materials and issue purchase requests as needed
  • Be responsible for assigned  environmental checks including
  • visual emissions
  • tank LEL measurements
  • Input data logger readings into Title V system
  • Be willing and able to assist where and when needed, communicate the data collected for process changes and improvements and on line changes such as Scrub data, weight info, test runs, process upsets, etc.
  • Work with personnel from Granville, Toledo, asphalt plants, Fiberteq, and other roofing plants.
  • Collect and prepare routine and ADHOC samples for shipment, (Bundles, Asphalt, filler, sand, etc.)
  • Monitor confined space entry and document results on permit
  • Learn and understand the ICBO manual to be able to describe the quality process
  •  Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss accident or on-the-job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem
  • Operate equipment only when you are trained in its use or are working with or under the direction of a qualified employee, and you are authorized to do so by your supervisor
  • Wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Understand metric and English measurement
  • Comply with lab safety standards
  • Ability to read and understand Technical Manuals and Specification Sheets

COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES

The employee must be able to:

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft outlook, excel, and word.
  • Ability to learn the lab software
  • Ability to learn the environmental software

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

The employee should have the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency
  • Basic Math skills required

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Ability to routinely lift up to 40 lbs without assistance
  • Ability to routinely lift up to 80 lbs with assistance
  • Work for up to 12 hours in extreme hold/cold manufacturing environment
  • Walk/stand on concrete floors continuously for up to 12 hours
  • Routinely ascend and descend stairs to enter work areas
  • Safeguard self with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – steel toed shoes, ear plugs, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask) as necessary for task
  • Push/Drive floor sweeping and cleaning equipment or tools as necessary for housekeeping duties
  • Lifting and carrying (up to 40 lbs) from Auto Catcher to seconds re-wrap or recycle/trash receptacle.
  • Ability to rotate and work shift work

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, 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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