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Quality Control Associate

Company: American Railworks, Aluminum Railing Solutions
Location: Lynnwood
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Full Job DescriptionAmerican Railworks is now hiring a quality control associate to join our shop in Lynnwood WA. We are a small, family-owned business with a dedication to excellence. We have provided quality products and services in the Puget Sound area for over 30 years and love to employ energetic and resourceful individuals with initiative and drive.As a quality control associate for American Railworks, you will be responsible for verifying dimensions and paint quality for various aluminum guardrail systems. All our pieces are custom and built to specific site conditions and measurements, so a fine eye and attention to detail, as well as an understanding of shop drawings and measurement tools (tape measure, angle finder), is necessary. A construction and manufacturing background is essential, as well as the ability to read blueprints. This position will also require cross-training with other basic fabrication procedures, including use of a miter saw, grinder, sander, and the ability to lift, move, and load panels of the railing. The position also involves inventory management and updating of spreadsheets, as well as sending emails.Primary duties include:

  • examine new railing panels for flaws and variations according to standards (dimensions, paint quality, etc.).
  • update inventory into spreadsheets.
  • wrapping and labeling of completed panels.
  • communicate well with the fabrication manager and project managers.
  • prioritize jobs to be prepped and powder coated with the fabrication manager.
  • double-check for errors and perform self-audits.
  • ensure any quality issues are documented and reported systematically.
  • be responsible for keeping QC area clean, safe, and orderly.
  • assisting with prep/powder coating process, including grinding and sanding of aluminum railing, cleaning welds, etching, loading panels for powder coating and moving carts into and out of the oven.Qualifications:
    • confident computer experience.
    • overtime availability.
    • high standard of attention to detail.
    • professional, courteous, with clear verbal and written communication skills.
    • team player, able to work with multiple team members and take direction.
    • self-starter and proactive; able to work independently without supervision if needed.
    • knowledge of metal fabrication a plus.
    • able to lift 40+ pounds to move, stage, and load rail panels.
    • able to work with powder coater to load panels and move rolling carts.Standard shift: M-Th 6 am-4:30 pm, and Fridays when needed.

Keywords: American Railworks, Aluminum Railing Solutions, Seattle , Quality Control Associate, Other , Lynnwood, Washington

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