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Metrology Technician – Elgin, IL

Would you like to work for an employee owned company that believes in respect, honesty, humility/gratitude, knowledge and diversity?

A growing plastic injection molding manufacturer in Elgin, IL is looking for a Metrology Technician.

This technician will use calipers, micrometers, height gauges, CMM, VMM, optical comparators and other hand measuring tools to perform in-process, first article and final inspections of plastic parts as well as calibrate gauges to ensure conformance to blue prints. Assume accountability for meeting all ISIR and part submission dates.
Proficiency working with Microsoft Excel (data entry & spreadsheet creation), Word, and other software products

Must be able to understand and interpret blueprints of plastic parts and assemblies.
Attention to detail; excellent organizational and record keeping skills.
CMM / VMM programming and training on new products and fixtures.
Participate in Measurement Systems Analysis (MSAs) and perform SPC checks when requested.

Performs Capability Studies and Inspection Layouts as needed to support Customers, Engineering, and Quality activities.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Metrology Technician

  • 3+ years Metrology Technician experience in a plastic parts manufacturing company.
  • Experience working with CMM, optical comparator, micrometers, calipers, height gauges and other measuring instruments required.
  • Proficiency reading and interpreting blue prints
  • Highly attentive to details
  • Good math skills
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures


Bob Acerrano


Quality Inspector Location: Chicago, Illinois – U.S.

• Performs dimensional and visual inspection of parts, assemblies and final products.
• Completes first article inspection, forging layouts and in-process verifications
• Maintain records of inspection and prepares list of defects
• Responsible for receiving inspection
• Assist with supplier reviews
• Assist in review of PPAP packages when necessary
• Measure and inspect parts using hand gauges and CMM’s
• Completes process and product audits
• Adheres to company Environmental, Health and Safety Rules
• Performs other duties as assigned
• 1-3 years’ experience in a machine/manufacturing environment
• Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of shop mathematics
• Able to read blue prints and use calipers, micrometers, comparator, CMM, and height gauge
• Able to work within a team
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office



Quality Manager – Cary, IL

Quality Manager – Cary, IL

The Quality Manager is responsible for the overall development, implementation and maintenance of the organizations Quality Management System in Cary, IL. The Quality Manager operates under the direction of the Director Chicagoland Technical & Quality.

Ensure the Quality Management System (QMS) conforms to customer, internal, ISO and regulatory requirements.
Manage quality technicians and document specialist day to day responsibilities and performance.
Update quality documentation to ensure best and correct practices are in place.
Work with management and supervisory team on developing and executing corrective action plans related to quality concerns: complaints, global corrective actions, other chronic quality issues.
Work with the Technical Manager to conduct supplier audits. Authority to identify and record quality related problems, initiate action to prevent nonconformance, and recommend solutions.
Oversee customer requested audits. Develop Corrective Action Plan for non-conformities discovered during those audits.
Control, maintain and update POP’s for existing products within company guidelines. Authority to approve Master Specification & Quality Plans, Departmental Procedures, SOCs, POPs, and Departmental Specifications.
When necessary ensure that trial runs are designed and conducted in a manner intended to identify potential quality issues and resulting in a quality plan aimed at preventing non-conformances.
The above reflects the duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work that may be assigned or that may be inherent in the position.

Organization, Quality Focus, Attention to Detail, Documentation Skills. Work independently and as part of a team, effectively communicate, get along with others, positive attitude, well organized, and data driven.
Prior experience with Lead Auditor Certification
Good and reliable attendance

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or Technical preferred.

A minimum of three years quality experience in a flexible packaging manufacturing facility.

Interested applicants can apply directly on line at:

Quality Manager

Title: Quality Manager
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports To: President

Manages and coordinates the daily Quality Assurance activities, documents and related operations of American Pinball Inc. (API). Responsible for day to day monitoring and inspection activities. Supervises the QA Inspector(s), is responsible for monitoring the tool calibration system, determining root cause for reported internal and external nonconformities, determines acceptance or denial of warranty claims, communicates decisions to the customer. Develops and manages required policies, procedures and audit controls. Establishes and maintains Quality Management Processes and Procedures, Work Instructions, Forms, Documents and Records. Oversees the day to day inspections, documentation, investigation and analysis of reported nonconformities.
Monitors compliance with 5S performance to promote a safe working environment. Promotes the execution of the procedures and work instructions in the Quality Management System. Attends Design Review and Management Review meetings. Manages the daily operations of the quality assurance staff, enforces the Policies and Procedures listed in the Quality Management Systems manual that impact Manufacturing, Production, Inspection and Testing.

Reports to:
The President.

Direct report staff:
Plant QA Inspectors and Testing Technicians (if any).

Duties and responsibilities:
• Responsible for the oversight of the Process Audits and any resulting corrective actions.
• Responsible Internal and External Corrective and Preventive Action reporting.
• Responsible for performing Root Cause Analysis activities and meetings.
• Responsible for meeting and coordinating with external Quality System auditors.
• Vice-Chairs safety committee. Monitors staff safety and on-the-job injuries. Reviews and audits OSHA Log.
• Continuously improves performance by fostering a well-trained, equipped and motivated staff.
• Maintains quality of service by enforcing quality and customer service standards.
• Maintains staff performance by conducting regular performance reviews.
• Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations and conducting staff meetings as required.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed and participating in Quality Management System team meetings, as required.

Customer Focus, Quality, Manufacturing, ISO, ERP, Coaching, and Supervision, Quality System Management, Results Driven, Fosters Teamwork, Handles Pressure, Gives Feedback and maintains a safe and healthy working environment. Able to leap tall buildings, with a running start.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position, and core hours of work are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. One, half hour lunch break and two ten-minute rest breaks will be provided.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to see, talk and hear. The use of hands and fingers to handle and/or feel and the ability to reach with hands and arms, is required. Sitting, standing and walking, for long periods of time up to nine (9) hours per day. Must wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including a back-brace belt, as required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly throughout the work day without assistance. Must be able to move 250 lb. games, on a cart, as needed. Must be able to safely operate a pallet jack moving loads up to 1500 lbs.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Dhaval Vasani
1448 Yorkshire Drive,
Streamwood, IL 60107
Phone: 847 893 6800
Direct : 847 971 8892

Quality Inspector – Stamping Manufacturing


Position: Quality Inspector Stamping Manufacturing
Work Hours (Shift): 3rd Shift

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Quality Inspector to join our team that is passionate about excellence in quality and customer satisfaction.

Under the supervision of the Quality Manager, the Quality Inspector performs the inspection of product star-up approvals, Tool/Die set-ups, In-Process measurements and testing to ensure products meet quality standards before they reach the customer.

Essential Functions of the Position
• Read and interpret blueprints, control plans and engineering specifications.
• Inspect products according to control plan requirements using various precision gauges.
• Maintain quality records on product inspected.
• Maintain statistical process data as required by the customer
• Work closely with and train/re-train shop floor personnel
• Identify and report product non-conformances
• Perform other duties as directed.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience as an inspector, preferred stamping manufacturing
• Associate degree or above
• Prior exposure to ISO19001, TS16949, ISO14001 Quality Systems
• Experience using OGP or CMM
• Proficient with micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, optical comparator, etc.
• Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications (blueprint reading skills)
• Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)
• Strong knowledge of mathematical operations (e.g. measure conversions)
• Knowledge and understanding basic quality terms, definitions and concepts
• Must understand types of measurement, measurement terminology
• Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
• Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office – Excel & Word)

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