Quality Technician in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/1/2022

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Quality Technician

Job Description

Perform complex testing of products manufactured by Ducommun Inc. Electronic Systems Group and assist engineers in the development of test stations.   

  • Perform a broad spectrum of electronic and mechanical calibrations, which requires use of numerous electronic test equipment and mechanical gauging; reading precise measurements of electronic and dimensional data to the closest tolerance exercising a thorough knowledge of and ability to use such a wide variety of precision instruments.
  • Perform failure analysis to component level using schematics and various types of test equipment
  • Maintain related records in compliance with Mil-Std-45662 or other standards as applicable
  • Maintain work place, tools, equipment and materials in clean and orderly condition
  • Review manufacturing work instructions and generate inspection instructions to meet the requirements specified by customer documentation and by internal quality system requirements
  • Review customer purchase orders and coordinate and schedule quality tests
  • Audit the companies procedures and processes to AS requirements
  • Revise the Quality Assurance Operating Procedures and Quality Assurance Facilities Manual, as applicable, ensuring the procedures are maintained current in an ever-changing business environment
  • Provide support to external auditors (customers, AS9100 registrars where applicable etc.)
  • Complete written audits as required by customers or potential customers
  • Perform follow up audits on all audit findings to ensure closure
  • May coordinate company training including quality system, manufacturing methods, and other related policies and/or processes
  • Ensure that manufacturing personnel are properly trained in manufacturing standards (e.g. IPC-A-610, ESD, soldering)
  • Schedule training classes with assistance from other team leaders and/or consultants as required
  • Adhere to the General Requirements of Team Members
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area
  • Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to operate numerous electronic test and mechanical gauging equipment
  • Read electronic and dimensional data to the closest tolerance exercising a thorough knowledge of and ability to use such a wide variety of precision instruments
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and ability to interact with people at all levels inside and outside of Ducommun
  • Knowledge of J-Std-001, IPC-A-610, IPC/WHMA-A-620, SPC, Lean Manufacturing, ISO 9001:2000, AS9100, and Mil Specs, as applicable
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business
  • Intermediate level of computer skills in email, Word, Excel, and Access
  • Must have good organization and documentation skills; attention to detail is critical

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • High school diploma required; college education or business school preferred
  • 4 or more years quality technician experience

Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

  • Auditor training to AS requirements
  • See training matrix for facility specific training

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled