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Quality Auditor - 2nd Shift at PPC, East Syracuse, NY

Job Locations US-NY-East Syracuse
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(7/20/2021 1:21 PM)
# of Openings
Quality / Inspection


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The Quality Auditor is responsible for conducting audits of manufacturing processes for compliance to work instructions, blueprints, safety regulations, and quality system procedures related to the Machining Department.  The position will be responsible for performing a wide variety of activities pertaining to assuring compliance with PPC requirements primarily through conducting quality system and manufacturing audits.


2nd Shift, Monday - Thursday, 3:00pm - 1:00am

$16/hr-$17/hr, DOE (plus 10% shift differential)



Essential Functions:

  • Conducts audits and component inspections in responsible areas by performing dimensional and mechanical measurements using micrometers, calipers, force gauges, dial indicators, thread and plug gauge, and other precision measuring tools.
  • Verifies manufacturing and quality documentation is available and updated as needed.
  • Performs 1st piece inspection and production process approval as needed, prior to the start of production.
  • Provides technical measurements and analysis of components and assemblies in support of high volume production operations.
  • Performs process inspections involving the reading, understanding, auditing, and enforcing of department procedures, processes and work instructions pertinent to the production floor.
  • Works with other departments and supervisors to answer questions, solve problems, get gauging or raise issue to appropriate levels of management or disposition.
  • Collects and reports data from performed audits and accurately records the information using appropriate check sheets, Statistical Process Control (SPC), SAP, and/or Microsoft Office systems.
  • Moves all rejected, non-confirming material to designated areas for sorting, testing, further disposition and verification.
  • Verifies all rejected material has been sorted to ensure non-conforming product has been removed.
  • Serves a resource and provides training to new employees as needed.
  • Remains cross-trained in two or more quality areas to be available as back-up personnel when business needs require it.
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion, abiding by company rules and safety regulations.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Education / Licensure / Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • One year of relatable experience


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite and SAP is preferred.
  • Ability to follow and execute detailed processes/directions.
  • Proficiency in Blueprint reading preferred.
  • Proven ability to utilize precision hand tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gages, thread gages, bore micrometers, etc.
  • Proficiency to operate a SmarScope Vision Inspection System, X-Ray Machine, and / or Instron force testing machine preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment in a culturally diverse workplace.


Working Conditions:

  • Work is normally performed in a loud manufacturing environment subject to fluctuations in temperature.


Physical Demands:

  • Physical requirements needed to perform the job are eye-hand coordination and bi-manual dexterity sufficient to work with small parts, a normal range of hearing and eyesight to focus on task, the ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time, and the ability to lift, push and pull up to 25 pounds of material.

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Company Profile

PPC is a global leader in connective technology—we can keep you up to speed. We use the latest techniques to  bring new and enhanced products to market fast.  Our state-of-the-art test laboratory is among the best in the business - and we hold more patents in connector technology than any other company in the world.


PPC is headquartered in East Syracuse, NY with additional state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the U.K., Mexico, Denmark, St. Kitts and China.


PPC Quality Policy:  "We are dedicated to Continuous Improvement of our people, processes, products, and services, always determined to exceed our customers' expectations."




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