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Quality Assurance Technician
Niantic Seal
Lincoln, RI
Posted: 5/5/2021     


Position facilitates the day-to-day quality activities within Insco Intermediate Holdings, LLC (specifically the Niantic Seal, Inc. and D.L. Thurrott, Inc. business units).  Responsibilities related to test and inspection of products, raw material, and equipment, handling of nonconforming material concerns, quality problem resolution, and the occasional sorting of key products for determination of quality characteristics as required, in support of customer requirements.  This person may interface with other internal functions, suppliers, and customers, with the goal of assuring quality of product and process, increasing customer satisfaction, and improving profitability by contributing to continual improvement.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Duties/Responsibilities: 


**Training will be offered to candidates that meet basic, key requirements of the position but may have limited experience in others.


Interprets customer and internal specifications, drawings, work instructions, procedures, and standards,as required to determine quality requirements.

Inspectssupplier and internally molded, stamped, and cut parts made from rubber and other materials. 

Inspects assembled equipment typically used in liquid and air handling and transfer, such as pumps, hoses, etc. 

Qualifies products and processes for a variety of variable and attributive characteristics and qualities, such as dimensions, performance, and mechanical, electrical, or chemical characteristics using measuring devices, and sampling plansto test at specified stagesincluding incoming product, production processes, and finial inspection.

Records test data, applying detail-oriented procedures, formats, and software, and evaluates and reports upon data.

Performs First Article Inspections (FAI)

Prepares outgoing customer certifications

Generates, monitors, and closes,raw material, in-process, and final inspection Nonconforming Material Reports

Provides input and support to internal personnel on product specification and/or customer expectations.

Proficient with, or ability to be trained in the use and operation of CMM inspection tools. 


Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.

Use all basic hand measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers, steel scale, part weighing scales, etc.

Strong attention to details and a desire to learn required.

Able to work with a team environment.

Strong work ethic with ability to work under minimal supervision.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to clearly communicate with engineering, technical support, sales, management, and customers.

Excellent time management skills, with proven ability to meet deadlines.

Work Environment            

This job operates in a warehouse/shop environment. This role routinely uses hand measurement tools as well as office equipment such as laptop computers, and smartphones.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and lift.  Position requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted, on occasion.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. 

Required Education and Experience

High School or technical school diploma or GED, and one to five years related experience and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Working knowledge of ISO-9001:2015, and knowledge and experience working within an aerospace products environment (AS9100 / AS9102) and applying related standards and practices highly desirable.

Experience with steel rule die and/or CNC stamping preferred.

A basic understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic principals, pumps, hose materials, and related equipment a definite plus.

Literate with Microsoft software required (WORD, Excel), and ability to quickly learn, and effectively apply, custom software applications such as Lotus Notes, SX.enterprise, Job Pack, etc.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Please apply to:
Terry McManus