WestRock QA Inspector in Mebane, North Carolina

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QA Inspector - Mebane, NC

7411 Oakwood St Extension, PO Box 408

Mebane, North Carolina, 27302

United States

Job Summary:

The QA Inspector is accountable to ensure that sampling plans are followed, complete and accurate. Evaluate internal retains before the release of any lots into finished goods. Executing visual defect inspection using knowledge of critical, major and minor defect classification. Perform form, fit, and function test on all products. Evaluate color of printed cartons using color standards. Supports sorting requirements and provides direction to implement specific sort plans, rework and reprocessing depending on the situation. Work with leads, shift managers, operators when defects are found to ensure zero defects are released to the customer. Ability to use computer to enter data into Infinity SPC system and access forms and procedures from the electronic controlled documents database.

Job Responsibilities:

§ Final inspection for all product per defect awareness for critical, major and minor defects per the appropriate ANSI sampling plan and adherence to customer requirements, internal specifications, critical testing variables and data collectionFinal inspection for all product per defect awareness for critical, major and minor defects per the appropriate ANSI sampling plan and adherence to customer requirements, internal specifications, critical testing variables and data collection

§ Work with operations to ensure that product specifications are be adhered to along with quality processes and standardsWork with operations to ensure that product specifications are be adhered to along with quality processes and standards

§ Report and analysis as needed shift to shift documentation, communication and meetingsReport and analysis as needed shift to shift documentation,communicationand meetings

§ Act as a back up to other shifts as neededAct as a back up to other shifts as needed

§ Strive for zero complaints due to board or converting defectsStrive for zero complaints due to board or converting defects

§ Accountability for all products released to finished goodsAccountability for all products released to finished goods

§ Verify line clearance are complete and documentedVerify line clearance are complete and documented

§ If defects are located during sampling / retain program, isolate nonconforming material and follow corrective action plans. Escalate if deemed necessary.If defects are located during sampling / retain program, isolate nonconforming material and follow corrective action plans. Escalate if deemed necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

§ Ability to work in a demanding, time pressured environment with tight deadlinesAbility to work in a demanding, time pressured environment with tight deadlines

§ Ability to work independently, resolve problems through proper protocolsAbility to work independently, resolve problems through proper protocols

§ Ability to multi-task and apply standards consistently for each different customerAbility to multi-task and apply standards consistently for each different customer

§ Ability to effectively work within and improve defined processesAbility to effectively work within and improve defined processes

§ Excellent attention to detailExcellent attention to detail

§ General statistical process control knowledgeGeneral statistical process control knowledge

§ Good communication, proofreading and comprehension skillsGood communication, proofreading and comprehension skills

§ Analytical, problem-solving, organizational, data entry and computer skills requiredAnalytical, problem-solving, organizational, data entry and computer skills required

Essential Functions:

§ Lift up to 35 lbs. regularly, up to 50 lbs. intermittently.Lift up to 35 lbs. regularly, up to 50 lbs. intermittently.

§ Stand up at least 12 hours per day.Stand up at least 12 hours per day.

§ Able to perform repetitive and physical tasks for extended periods of time. Bend, twist, climb, squat, kneel occasionally throughout the shift.Able to perform repetitive and physical tasks for extended periods of time.Bend, twist, climb, squat, kneel occasionally throughout the shift.

§ Uses hands for simple and power grasping, as well as push, pull and fine manipulation.Uses hands for simple and power grasping, as well as push, pull and fine manipulation.

§ Work at and/or below shoulder level.Work at and/or below shoulder level.

§ Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and work well with others.Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and work well with others.

§ Must work in a hot, cold, dusty and noisy industrial environmentMust work in a hot, cold, dusty and noisy industrial environment

Lean Six Sigma/Quality/Safety

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

QA Inspector

North Carolina-Mebane

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