Quality Technician 1 in Huntsville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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Quality Technician 1

Job Description



Job Title: Quality Tech 1                                                 Job Code: 001401

DIV/Location/Dept: ESG/HVL/PI                                     # Employees Supervised: 0

Reports To: Manager, Product Integrity & OE               FSLA Status: Nonexempt

Job Summary & Essential Functions: Support quality for current and future manufacturing requirements and determine the most effective methods to improve productivity through the management of people and technology.     

EssEssential Functions

% of Time

• Review of Documentation (DANs) and new Process and Routing Sheets


• Conduct employee training to industry standards


• DMR data collection & review meetings


• Re-certification training


• QA representative at meetings as required


• Assist with Annual Internal Audits and Product Process Audits to ensure compliance.


• Create Dan’s requested by Quality Assurance and to maintain Training Plans.


• Perform other assignments as required.


• Assist in monitoring personnel and processes to ensure compliance with company guidelines, policies and procedures. Update area supervision regarding concerns.


• Assist and support other special projects and tasks as necessary.


• Contract Review per QAOP 4.3


Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards.

  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical; ability to read and interpret engineering drawings required.

  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities.  Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired.

  • Intermediate level of computer skills in email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Microsoft Project and MRP/ERP.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business.

  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving.

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and adapt within a rapidly changing environment.

  • Abilities listed in “General Requirements of Team Members.”


Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                             Lift /Carry        

Stand - Frequently                                             10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Walk - Frequently                                              11-20 lbs - Occasionally

Sit - Continuously                                              21-50 lbs - N/A 

Climb – N/A                                                      51-100 lbs - N/A

Crawl - N/A                                                        Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                           

Bend - N/A                                                        Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - N/A                                      10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Reach Outward - Occasionally                            10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally                20-50 lbs - N/A

Drive - Occasionally                                          50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                        Over 100 lbs - N/A


N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


Other Physical Requirements:

  • N/A



    Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Prior experience in production or quality role in a manufacturing setting required.

  • Prior experience with ISO or AS environments preferred.



    Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

  • None

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • Office environment and light manufacturing environment

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when in required areas.

  • Ability to travel to other sites occasionally

403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States