Quality Technician

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Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: Milwaukie, OR, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Warn Automotive, part of Vehicle Service Group is a world leader in driveline disconnect technology. Our heritage comes from making WWII surplus Jeeps easier to drive on the road with the first unlocking hubs. We continue today by making disconnects for cars, trucks, and SUVs around the world. These trusted technologies come from years of innovation and listening to our customer's needs. We have a bright future ahead so come join our growing team at Warn Automotive.

Company Overview:

Warn Automotive, can trace its beginning back to 1948, when Arthur Warn invented the first disconnecting four-wheel-drive hub for surplus World War II vehicles. Since that time, our products have continued to lead the industry with a history of innovation in Powertrain Disconnect technology.

Almost 75 years later, our products are sold to OEMs around the world, enhancing the performance, traction and capability of their vehicles while reducing fuel consumption and emissions to create a more mobile and efficient future.

Operating from our headquarters and manufacturing facility in Milwaukie, Oregon and our customer support center in Livonia, Michigan, Warn Automotive is proud to be part of Vehicle Service Group (VSG) a Dover Company.


Position Summary:

Performs regular inspections and testing in accordance with engineering drawings and standards.  Facilitates quality problem solving efforts internally and with suppliers utilizing appropriate statistical tools.  Performs statistical analysis for FMEA’s, QFD’s, capability studies, measurement R&R studies and SPC.  Facilitates revisions to the Quality System procedures, as necessary.


Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Performs dimensional inspections to engineering drawings
  • Performs function testing in accordance with standards
  • Performs warranty tear downs, analyzes findings and generates reports
  • Issues and leads resolution of DMRs
  • Analyze SPC results
  • Analyze Scrap
  • Run gage R&R studies, analyze results, and report findings
  • Identifies, leads and facilitates problem-solving efforts.
  • Drives process improvement
  • Participates with team leaders and team members in the development and execution of the Warn Automotive Quality System.
  • Assists in training and application of Quality Tools and Data Analysis.
  • Responsible for prompt and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Work safely and without injury.
  • Accountable for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in assigned area.  Responsible for design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, including a self-assessment and report to management.
  • Accountable for developing and monitoring processes and practices necessary for legal and ethical compliance in assigned area.
  • Performs other various duties as may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates degree in a technical field preferred.
  • Two or more years experience in a manufacturing environment or a quality-related field. 
  • Education and experience in basic statistical analysis preferred


Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of metrology and GDT.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems Management.
  • Knowledge of Industry Standards.
  • Knowledge and experience in various statistical analysis techniques:  Multi-vari, Hypothesis Testing, Regression, DOE, and SPC.
  • PC skills with knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) Mini Tab or similar programs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, customers and visitors.
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to continuously improve and learn new skills.
  • Ability to facilitate activities necessary to a project’s completion.
  • Must have history of impeccable integrity, ethics and fair play.
  • Must be enthusiastic about adopting Warn Automotives’ Core Values: Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit, Winning Through Customer Focused Innovation, Respects and Values People, Expectations for Results, and High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust.


Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision start on day one of hire
  • Fertility Treatment Coverage
  • 10 Paid Holidays and a Generous PTO Policy
  • 401(k) with Employer Matching, Profit Sharing, and Annual Contributions
  • Bonus Plans
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Career Growth, including Onsite Training and Tuition Reimbursement


Work Culture:

At Warn Automotive, we not only respect diversity, we actively seek it. We have a culture that promotes continuous improvement for our products and our people. We provide learning opportunities to help you take your skills to the next level. We value innovation, integrity and ownership in exceeding the high bar we set for ourselves in delivering for our customers.

The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties may be assigned.




Work Arrangement : Onsite  


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Oregon : Milwaukie || Americas : United States : Oregon : Clackamas || Americas : United States : Oregon : Portland

Sub Division : VSG Warn Automotive

Job Requisition ID : 56131

Job Function : Quality & Continous Improvement

Job Segment: Maintenance, Facilities, Business Process, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality, Customer Service, Management

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