Quality CMM Technician

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Fall River, MA, US, 02720

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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Quality Control Technician



This Role In Summary:


Whirlpool is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a Quality Control technician. This position is located at our Fall River, MA site. This role will work with the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) creating measuring programs and analyzing parts, participating in improvement projects-root cause analysis and supporting with production part approval process (PPAP) packages handling and content review as needed. 



Work Shift: 1st (6:45am – 3:15pm) overtime & Saturdays as needed 


Responsibilities Will Include


  • Inspect parts in CMM for dimensional and geometric accuracy as per all dimensions and geometric tolerance in drawing.
  • Write CMM programs (PcDMIS) for critical parts to ensure dimensions and geometric dimension and tolerancing (GD&T) are inspected continuously and reported for critical parts.
  • Inspect, test, or measure & report materials or products with the right measuring tools (calipers, micrometers,height gauge etc).
  • Maintain Appropriate log and communicate results and out of spec parts.
  • Support with equipment calibration management; keeping the schedule, sending out-receiving equipment, storing certificates and generating purchase orders
  • Review and store PPAP packages from internal parts and suppliers
  • Follow up with internal teams and suppliers open items for PPAP
  • PPTA (internal system) / SAP updated 
  • Understands material issues from the line and reports it to the supplier.
  • Material sorting as needed in plant, warehouse or lines
  • Track activities and effective dates for suppliers clean point
  • Accept or reject parts/batch with the requirements on control plans
  • Block/Release material in SAP. Process material return
  • Report the inspection test data and discuss inspection results with the supervisor 
  • Comply with Whirlpool PPE standards
  • Problem solving and critical thinking to understand potential issues on the product from a customer perspective and potential solutions.



Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience working with GD&T
  • 1+ years of experience using measurement instruments
  • 1+ years of experience with CMM programming



Preferred Skills and Requirements:


  • Ability to quickly learn and be passionate towards the work
  • Organization skills for different tasks and data collection.
  • Lead by example and make timely business decisions.
  • Experience with following step by step processes and working well with others,
  • Experience reading drawings.
  • Computer skills using spreadsheets and presentations
  • Technical courses/diplomas in metrology



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