Quality Control

Woonsocket, RI 02895

Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Light Industrial Job Number: 90021 Pay Rate: $20 -$24 Specialty: Manufacturing Branch: Cranston, RI Pay Type: Hour

Job Description

Job Summary and Responsibilities

Our quality group is focused on partnering with our manufacturing team to create and support the best product we can deliver to our customers.  This exciting position will allow for a qualified candidate to use their analytical and problem-solving skills to help drive improvements company wide. A strong candidate must be able to work independently under the guidance of the Quality Assurance Supervisor to support the Woonsocket, Rhode Island site with their quality needs and perpetually look for opportunities for improvement.


Required Competencies

  • Communication skills – Ability to communicate efficiently across the organization in a timely manner regarding quality issues.
  • Problem solving – Aptitude for investigation and problem-solving. Applicant must be mechanically inclined and be able to work with a cross functional team to remediate issues at their source (Root Cause Analysis).
  • Attention to detail Familiarity with revising and reviewing quality control documents. Maintain and update production documentation as well as review and approve nonconformances and change management documents.
  • Inspection – General understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principles with familiarity with an assortment of inspection tools and gages.
  • Prioritization - Assesses which tasks or issues are most critical, organizes her/his resources and workload to ensure that the most important items are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Independence - Demonstrates ability to work on multiple priorities without direct oversight, knows when to ask for support and obtain other inputs and guidance.

Preferred Competencies

Analyze Quality data– Ability to interpret and analyze data collected during manufacturing and inspection to formulate conclusions, new insights, or solutions.

Oversee Quality Control - Knowledge to monitor and assure the quality of the provided goods or services by overseeing that all the factors of the production meet quality requirements.


Job Requirements

Required Credentials

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Preferred credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • Previous quality assurance or manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred


Typical Activities of the Role

  • Reviewing quality and manufacturing data on a weekly basis and reporting quality issues or trends to site management.
  • Process and evaluate nonconforming material to identify disposition of product and if corrective actions are required.
  • Manage monthly MRB meeting and drive Root Cause Analysis activities.
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing personnel to identify possible areas for improvement in quality or manufacturing processes.
  • Work closely with the New Product Introduction team to create and implement Quality Standards to evaluate products based on customer expectations and requirements.
  • Perform First Article Inspections to ensure products comply with company and customer standards.
  • Ensuring inspection equipment is calibrated and working correctly.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged standing
  • Able to lift 20 pounds

Travel Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation to travel between manufacturing sites when necessary.  Woonsocket, RI is the primary work location for this position.

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 the job.  Duties responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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

Ineida Gamboa

I am Staffing Specialist at HW Staffing and work at the Cranston Office! Been in the industry for 2 years. 

I speak 4 different languages and I love being able to use my skills to help people understand the HW Staffing process. 

My goal is to connect great people with great companies and an opportunity to grow in life. 




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