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Pentair, Inc. Quality Technician in Roselle, Illinois

Job Description:

Quality Technician

Under the supervision of the Quality Manager, the Quality Technician documents quality levels by performing a variety of audits to ensure conformance with the company's quality standards. The Quality Technician works with Operations to perform root cause analysis and work on problems of a diverse scope.

We will:

  • Pay competitively

  • Offer health benefits & coaching

  • Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan

  • Offer employee discounts

  • Protect you with life insurance and other options

  • Tell you more about all the great benefits – just ask!

You will:

  • Work Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with occasional overtime throughout the week or on Saturdays as needed

  • Understand and be able to apply the elements of the correct/preventive action process, including root cause analysis, failure mode and effects analysis, and the control of non-conforming material

  • Monitor raw materials, work in progress (WIP), and finished products to ensure quality

  • Utilize a high level of attention to detail as well as strong interpersonal skills

  • Provide training to operators as required

  • Track a range of metrics and conduct different audits to ensure conformance with company objectives

  • Assist in the validation of processes associated with process and operational improvement

  • Have a positive attitude and a strong sense of urgency in resolving customer and production quality issues

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by work area, such as safety glasses, ear plugs, hard hats, gloves, and steel toe shoes.

  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment for all employees, emphasizing prevention of hazardous conditions and support Pentair’s safety programs by following all established safety processes

You should:

  • Have earned at least a High School diploma or equivalent with 2+ years of Quality experience

  • Have working knowledge of statistical and mathematical analysis along with scientific techniques to aid decision-making

  • Have the ability to speak, read, and write basic English

  • Have competent computer skills to include Microsoft Office

  • Be familiar with quality systems, such as ISO 9001

  • Know how to use necessary measurement instruments and how to utilize them, such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, and comparators

  • Be able to use Vision Measuring tools and possibly CMM equipment to effectively evaluate blueprints/drawing dimensions

  • Know how to handle complexity in a fast pace manufacturing environment

  • Be able to work overtime as needed

  • Be able to lift frequently 10-15 pounds and infrequently 25-50 pounds, as well as regularly bend and reach

  • Be able to stand for an entire eight hour shift

  • Be able to work independently and also with a team

  • Be comfortable with frequently walking in a warehouse, as well as working around machinery and lift truck traffic

  • Have the ability to identify unsafe conditions and report them to the department team leader, supervisor, manager, or Safety Coordinator

  • Perform other duties as assigned

We like, but don’t require:

  • Associate’s degree or higher in a quality or technical field

  • Basic knowledge of Kanban principles

  • Basic knowledge of LEAN techniques

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

Pentair makes the most of life’s essential resources. From our residential and business solutions that help people move, improve and enjoy their water, to our sustainable innovations and applications, we deliver smart, sustainable solutions for life.

Pentair had revenue in 2020 of $3 billion, and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 9,750 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world. To learn more, visit Pentair.com (https://www.pentair.com/?utm_source=business_wire&utm_medium=boilerplate&utm_campaign=pr) .

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