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  • Quality Assurance Technician - Starting pay $17.00/hr

    FeraDyne Outdoors
    Job Description
    Job Overview: Primary responsibility is to support QA Manager/Supervisor and team to maintain quality assurance and process flow audits of products and production processes, assuring company standards are followed and product integrity is preserved. Identify and report on quality, production, and efficiency issues.

    Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
    • Conduct and evaluate various product tests and tests related to ingredients and packaging.
    • Support LEAN Manufacturing processes, measures, and principles.
    • Perform and report on design of experiments, 5S projects throughout facility- aid and audit, and value stream/process mapping exercises.
    • Support and assist with equipment layout and workflow.
    • Consult with department to optimize operational procedures and improve overall efficiency and product yields.
    • Assist manufacturing personnel in recommended quality control testing and equipment practices. Confirm these procedures are being maintained and report to personnel accordingly.
    • Immediately report major quality problems within production facilities, warehouses, and market areas as required.
    • Discuss operations evaluation with QA/Process Flow team, make appropriate recommendations and help set timetable for improvement and corrections.
    • Function as an information source for departments when critical quality issues arise.
    • Assist where needed with preparation of scheduled plant evaluation and related reports.
    • Assist in development, testing, and implementation of special department projects, including the preparation of capital request (ROI).
    • Help identify waste/cost reduction opportunities through process analysis and organize activities aimed at reducing waste/cost.
    • Maintain records/documentation as assigned, ensuring all projects and related costs/savings are tracked.
    • Support the implementation and testing of new products and design changes.
    • Effectively communicate with and maintain positive/professional relationships with other managers and departments within FeraDyne Outdoors.
    • Correspond with and maintain professional relations with vendors, suppliers, and other service providers.
    • Support goals and objectives that coincide with manufacturing and corporate mission and goals.
    • Other duties as assigned Knowledge,

    Skills and Abilities
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and problem solving abilities
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills and working knowledge of MS Office (word, excel, access, outlook) and ability to draft equipment and floor layouts.
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of machinery and design, production processing and organization
    • Good mechanical/electrical aptitude and mathematical skills
    • Ability to use specialized tools: calipers, micrometers, height gauge, gage pins, thread gauges, video measuring system
    • Knowledge of archery industry and shooting desirable

    Requirements:
    • At least two years’ experience in manufacturing, distribution, industrial or related background
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required, additional education desired
    • Job Fit Profile Assessment and Mechanical Aptitude testing may apply
    • Pre-employment drug test required (paid by FeraDyne Outdoors)
    • Strong work ethic and the ability to work all scheduled hours.

    Hours are 6:30am–5:00pm Monday – Thursday, plus Fridays as overtime is available. New Hires will be assigned to either an “A Week” or a “B Week” to determine which Friday shifts may be required of them, in order to provide schedule predictability and work-life balance.
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