Component Quality Technologist

S&C Electric Co.

Chicago, IL

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The Quality Assurance organization provides a variety of services aimed at helping its internal customers, S&C leaders and team members, deliver superior quality to our customers. Quality planning, inspection, audit, quality information, quality improvement consulting, and quality communications are examples of the kind of services that the organization provides.
In this job you will be responsible for inspecting fabricated parts, sub-assemblies and final assemblies, including painted components, made from various machines such as shears, punch presses, and welding work centers. You will be required to work with assembly and detailed prints, industry standards, routings, BOMs, specifications, instruction bulletins, and customer notes. Inspecting the products will require you to use various pieces of inspection equipment and the ability to select the appropriate measuring equipment such as tape measures, go/no go gages, special gages, torque wrenches, thread plug gages, fluke meters, and fuses holder standards.

The job will require you to clearly communicate verbally and in written format. Abnormal conditions, must be clearly recorded on the Checklist, DPU report, and/or on a NMR. All defects will be recorded and clearly explained to assembly team members and shop floor leadership. There will be times when product will be placed on hold until you clearly explain the abnormal conditions to engineers so they can determine if the product could be sent to the customer or needs to be reworked."

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Complete recording of abnormalities on the checklists, DPU reports, and/or non-conforming material reports.
  • Completing checklist accurately to maintain smooth part flow.
  • Inspecting fabricated parts.
  • Inspecting sub-assemblies.
  • Inspecting assembly line WIP.
  • Inspecting final assemblies.
  • Performing assembly line station audits
  • An awareness of necessary safety practices and procedures.
  • Maintain appropriate levels of housekeeping.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Basic understanding of GD&TBasic MS Outlook skills.
  • Ability to use shop math.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings for fabricated parts, mechanical assemblies and specials.
  • Ability to use basic dimensional measuring tools.
  • Ability to use a resistance meter.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to support departmental team members on short notice.
  • Ability to change your start times on short notice as needed.
  • Ability to work independently in a service-oriented environment.
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use a pallet jack and ladder safely.
  • Ability to inspect from elevated heights when necessary.
  • Willingness to learn software such as Oracle, Compliance Quest (QMS) and SmarTeam.
  • Ability to navigate to E-Docs and Operating System Documents on SharePoint or E-Vault.

Relevant Work Experience:
One to three year's experience inspecting in a Manufacturing Environment.


  • Standing: Most tasks performed in a standing position with frequent walking.
  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from ¼ to 40 lbs.
  • Walking: Frequent walking short distances (total one to two miles)
  • Carrying: Frequent carrying of items ranging in weight from ¼ to 40 lbs.
  • Pushing: Frequent use of cart to transport material
  • Pulling: Frequent use of cart to transport material
  • Bending: Frequent bending and crouching required
  • Reaching: Occasional full range of motion from above the shoulders to below the knees
  • Handling: Continuous handling of parts ranging in size from ¼ to 40 lbs.