Caterpillar, Inc. Quality Assurance Technician - Anchor Coupling in Menominee, Michigan

Quality Assurance Technician - Anchor Coupling


As a Quality Assurance Technician at Anchor Coupling Inc. (a wholy-owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc.), you will auditkey dimensional characteristics of sample parts in outgoing lots as prescribed by outgoing inspection. Perform approvalinspections at the request of operators and other production personnel. Use highly sophisticated electronic and airgauging in addition to conventional methods. Maintain all quality records and complete reports as required.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

- Conduct quality audits on a daily basis

- Inspect new tooling and fixtures before product use

- Set up, issue and log gauge. Calibrate and enter into Gagetrak as required

- Complete all necessary reports on a timely basis

- Maintain all records by filing daily

- Assist employees with quality related problems and resolution

- Perform all tests and record appropriately

- Provide SPC charts for job packets and log same when complete

- Complete all forms required by customers

- Provide training in measurement skills and SPC as required

- Inspect and release incoming product

- Maintain work instructions

- Compile and analyze data as required

- Work with engineering to disposition items that are suspect (rework & scrap)

- Maintain QA Hold Area

- Work safely at ALL times and comply with safety regulations

- Keep work area, equipment, storage area, etc., clean and orderly at all times

- Offer suggestions relative to improving work process, procedures, productivity, job safety or work environment

- Perform other miscellaneous job duties and related functions as directed by Manager or other designated person

- Assist in new product development (such a testing, ordering gauges and keeping up to date files on all testing)

- Must perform as a team member with the willingness an attitude to work with others to resolve problems. Must also

maintain a good working relationship with others within the organization


Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to use shop math and read various measurement equipment and blueprints

  • Computer and teamwork skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous quality experience or education

  • Ability to work independently and make judgement decisions as to the quality of the product

  • Ability to work with limited supervision and support

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Menominee

Unposting Date: Sep 24, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

Req ID: 180009N9