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Quality Assurance Tech. - 2nd Shift Welding

Date: Jan 18, 2022

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Quality Assurance Technician MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES (include, but not limited to):

  • Follow all Company rules, policies, procedures and requirements especially for: safety, quality, delivery and productivity/cost.
  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures and gauges
  • Use micrometers, calipers, fillet gauges, V-Wac gauges and depth micrometers.
  • Familiarity with SPC concepts and applications.
  • Perform welding instructions on finished products and reporting the findings.
  • Knowledge of GD&T to be demonstrated upon receipt of training.
  • Validate quality processes by establishing product specifications and quality attributes; measuring production; documenting evidence; determining operational and performance qualification
  • Maintains and improves product quality by completing product, company, system and safety audits. Investigating customer complaints and providing feedback to the operators.
  • Assist the production team in collecting and analyzing data for measurement systems analysis, capability studies, design of experiments, gauge R&R, etc.
  • Ability to develop work instructions and understanding of control plans.
  • Perform internal audits for compliance to ISO 9001.
  • Ensure production area gauges and measuring devices are working correctly.
  • Monitor production non-conformances, and provide samples for root cause analysis and corrective action.
  • Support quality inspectors with inspection procedures and techniques.
  • Identify and handle non-conforming products.
  • Conduct production area quality audits and communicate quality issues and out of specifications conditions to appropriate personnel.
  • Assist production leads in training team members to perform various inspections on the production floor.
  • Ensure 5-S is adhered to properly.
  • Identify visual defects and facilitate disposition on inspected materials.
  • Maintain calibration activities for the site.
  • Use tools, equipment and technology, including hand or power tools, manufacturing/operations equipment and computerized or automated systems.
  • Maintain work area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly fashion.
  • Perform other duties, activities and responsibilities as instructed.


  • 2-4 years of experience working in manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment – preferably with ag/heavy equipment.
  • Must be a self-starter able to work under limited supervision
  • Previous quality control experience in a manufacturing environment – preferably with fabrication, machining, welding, and assembly processes.
  • Experience with MS Office applications such as Access, Excel, and Word.
  • Familiar with PPAP, drawings, calibration, flowcharts, work instructions, control plans, gauge R&R, GD&T and capability studies.
  • Experience with proper use of quality gauges – Micrometers, calipers, optical comparator, height gauges, indicators, weld gauges, etc.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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