1st shift Quality Control Lead

Marlborough, MA 01752

Posted: 05/15/2023 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Light Industrial Pay Rate: $22.00 Specialty: Branch: Providence, RI Pay Type: Hour

Job Description

SUMMARY: The Lead Quality Control Technician assists the Quality Supervisor or Manager in directing the daily activities of Quality Technicians.  The Lead performs physical and dimensional testing to determine physical characteristics or composition of materials for quality control and process control.



  • Assures all job activities adhere to company Environmental, Health and Safety requirements
  • Cooperates with other personnel to achieve departmental and interdepartmental objectives and maintain good employee relations
  • Organizes and leads the daily activities of the Quality technicians aligned with the priorities outlined by the Quality Manager 
  • Maintains all testing records in hard copy or defined electronic files, and specialized software packages in the lab. 
  • Escalates calibration and repair of instruments to the appropriate designee
  • Performs quality control checks on instruments and equipment and identifies mechanical problems.
  • Performs various test procedures on incoming raw materials, in process materials for production, and finished product
  • Checks supplies on a regular basis and requests supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times.
  • Submits written and oral responses to conditions not meeting specification or out control test results, escalating when appropriate.
  • Enters complete and accurate data records into electronic data management system
  • Operates and maintains equipment, and able to troubleshoot malfunctions
  • Maintains good housekeeping standards in work environment
  • Operates with little or no supervision, self-motivated
  • Prepares chemical solutions and standards according to standard formulas.
  • Records data in spreadsheets
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Adopt and follow Aspen’s core values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Teamwork, Customer and Innovation on both a personal and professional level.



  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Job Requirements


  • A High School diploma is required.  An Associate’s degree or completion of some college work in a scientific discipline is desired
  • Hands on experience with analytical equipment such as balances, mechanical test equipment, and chromatography is desirable    
  • Basic knowledge of statistics and control charting desirable
  • Leadership skills and ability to direct people
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong computer skills:  email, data/document management system, excel, word and other software programs
  • Must be able to work independently and adapt in a dynamic environment
  • General math proficiency
  • Good organizational skills, able to multitask with commitment to accuracy
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and follow written standard operating procedures




  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works ethically and with integrity; Upholds organizational values.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.



  • Frequently required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Occasionally required to sit
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts
  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30-50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include  Close vision; Peripheral vision; Depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Additional remarks regarding work environment: Dusty work environment

Additional Information

At HW Staffing Solutions we recognize the value of our employee associates as equally as our clients. We are passionate about people and improving the lives of every associate, we do this by connecting you with great companies and great opportunities. We celebrate our awesome diversity, believe that everyone has a unique talent, and appreciate the passion and perspectives that each of us bring to the table. Discover a new way to work together with a company that is focused on offering the best opportunities, benefits and career advancement in Accounting & Finance, Office & Administrative, Light Industrial, Professional & Technical, Call Center, Food Processing and Hospitality. HW Staffing Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity company.

Meet Your Recruiter

Edna Cruz Batista
Associate Branch Manager

I'm Bilingual- Spanish and English, with and extensive knowledge in Customer Services, Human Resources and law, due all the aforementioned, I have strong skills to be a recruiter who places great candidates in a rewarding environment where they can grow professionally.

Soy Bilingüe - Español e Inglés, con un amplio conocimiento en Atención al Cliente, Recursos Humanos y Derecho, por todo lo anterior mencionado, tengo fuertes habilidades para ser un reclutador que coloca a potenciales candidatos en un entorno gratificante donde puedan crecer profesionalmente.


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