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Quality Control Technician - Boone, IA

Boone, IA, US, 50036

Leviat NA



Job ID:  474260


Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in insulating, lifting, anchoring, and connecting technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Meadow Burke, Halfen, and Thermomass.


Job Responsibilities


Develop a process to perform hourly QC checks in each area:


  • Pultrusion

    • Perform hourly QC tests on rod from each die cavity

    • QC tests include checking critical dimensions, performing hardness tests, and flexural or double shear testing

    • Spot check glass strands to make sure the right number of lines are being used for the product being produced

    • Equipment includes dial indicators, calipers, Phase II Rockwell hardness tester, and flex testing equipment

  • Cut Off 

    • Check if rods are being cut within tolerance and mark if dimensions are good or bad on the QC hourly sheet

    • Rods must be checked to their drawing at a tolerance of +/- 1mm

      • If rods are out of tolerance or nearly out of tolerance, adjustments need to be made immediately to the saw

    • Check tags for proper color, lot #s, and product

    • Equipment used; steel ruler, calipers, Go-NoGo Gauges

  • Molding 

    • Check critical dimensions of a complete shot from each machine

    • Check collar placement, alignment and color

    • Check tags for proper color, lot #s, and product

    • Equipment used; steel ruler, calipers

  • Foam

    • Check with operators hourly to verify tolerances and procedures are being checked and done correctly

    • Check data for trends and report graphed data to Owens Corning

    • Verify that the foam is the correct type and size according to the drawing at each work station

    • Equipment used: Tape measure, steel ruler​​​​​​​

  • Develop procedures to hand QC from one shift to the next shift QC tech

    • Such as; segregated parts, trouble areas, short shots and changeovers/maintenance on molding machines

  • Assist with production and other duties as assigned (consult with shift supervisor)


Monthly Duties


  • Check all calipers and equipment on internal calibration log (quarterly) 
  • Examine and compile data from QC Logs into plots that show relevancy
    • Graphs for foam
    • Other charts/graphs as needed
  • Clean all QC equipment and work station
  • Maintain/organize all documents pertaining to QC


Other Duties


  • Assist supervisor with training involving QC duties

  • Work with Production and Operations Managers to develop new procedures and to discuss corrective actions

  • Assist the third-party inspectors during quarterly audits

  • Maintain Customer Complaint Log and CAR Log

  • Maintain Calibration Log

  • Maintain and Update QC boards

    • Include procedures, notes, cheat sheets, and examples

  • Maintain and Update QC VOP’s

  • Assist in time/motion studies as pertains to QC

  • Communicate status of QC program

    • Give feedback as to improvement/issues regarding the QC program

    • Elaborate on any problems that have occurred and solutions being implemented

  • Perform root cause analysis to determine PCAR and CAR problems

    • Implement corrective actions determined by CAR when necessary

    • Investigate any problems that arise concerning QC

  • Notes

    • (CAR- Corrective Action Report)

    • (PCAR- Preventative Corrective Action Report)


Job Requirements


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

  • 2+ working at a plant/manufacturing environment 

  • Experience with QC and safety procedures

  • Computer knowledge - ie. Microsoft Office/Excel

  • Strong sense of urgency and proven track record of improving process​​​​​​​


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Leviat, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Jan 29, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines

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