Quality Control Technician

Klockner-Pentaplast Of America, Inc.
Gordonsville, VA
May 05, 2022
May 15, 2022
Full Time
kp is a leading global manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging and special films. We have a clear goal: the sustainable protection of important everyday products. You will find our customers in markets from pharmaceuticals to food and consumer goods. With our film products, we make sure the products last longer and maintain their important properties. With this we significantly contribute to safety, health and consumer satisfaction. We are as dynamic and fast paced as the markets of our customers. Always in motion! Founded in 1965, we now have 31 factories in 18 countries and employ more than 5,900 people worldwide.New Hires Eligible for $3000 RETENTION BONUS ~ terms and conditions apply Quality Control Technician (rotating shifts)Job Summary:The QC Technician utilizes standard operating procedures and specifications to evaluate products throughout the manufacturing process.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Works closely with operators and supervisors; has daily communications; Coordinates and cooperates with production personnel; Follows all test procedures in QA manual and test procedures located on the IMS. Checks in-process and finished product from manufacturing compliance to specifications and procedures. Upload orders in BDE once reviewed; Release orders in SAP once VCM, 24 Hour Layflat or any additional testing is completed and reviewed in a timely manner. Inspects product in the QC Lab, or in process on the Calender Lines, Extrusion Lines, TDO Lines, Slitting and in the Packing area; Records all findings on IP-019-1 and in the BDE. Keeps all test instruments in smooth working order; Verifies thickness of product by using a ProGauge, TMI gauge or digital micrometer; Verifies width by use of a steel rule; Determines gloss by using gloss meters; Determines dimensional stability by time and temperature in percent; Conducts any other specialized testing on products as needed; Assures calibration of test instrumentation is completed monthly or as required per instrument. Visually inspects material for defects such as, but not limited to, air, pit marks, gels, fibers, carbon specs (black points), burn, friction or any cosmetic altering variables. Uses color computer to determine light-dark, blue-yellow, and red to green ranges on product being run, as well as visual comparisons with standards in the lab on the Minolta Colorimeter. Investigates incorrect or questionable information on work orders and roll labels, determines the problem and corrects it; Assures all retain samples are processed in accordance with Department Procedures. Follows good safety and housekeeping practices in their assigned work areas and conduct daily cGMP walkthroughs in the Plant. Investigates customer complaints and enters evaluation information on the Quality Notification in SAP. Other duties as assigned.Other Requirements: Must be Aale to work 12-hour rotating shifts, nights, weekends, holidays; Must be able to work Overtime as needed.Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training in Quality in a manufacturing facility, preferably in the plastics/polymer industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer skills - MS Office, SAP, BDEHave we piqued your interest? Great. We look forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest start date.KlA$ -A' ckner Pentaplast is an equal opportunity employer, which makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, handicap, disability, sexual preference or marital status.