Horton, Inc.

  • Quality Technician

    Job Location US-SD-Britton
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/30/2018 2:00 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Company Information: Horton, Inc., a global airflow industry leader in reliability, service and innovation has an opening for a Quality Technician to work in our Britton, South Dakota location.


    Position Summary:

    These requirements are only a guidline, all levels of skill from level 1 to senior will be considered for this position.


    Employee is responsible for technical aspects of quality assurance including but not limited to solving technical problems with process, machines, equipment, and procedures. In addition, the employee is responsible for developing recommendations for process/QA improvements.



    1. Conducts process inspections as directed by QA manager
    1.1. Utilize product knowledge and inspection equipment to verify conformance to customer requirements
    1.2. Document and communicate results
    2. Identifies and implements improvements for potential PPM opportunities
    2.1. Participates in kaizen events and other process improvement activities
    3. Assists with Receiving Inspection
    3.1. Conducting inspections of purchased incoming material using inspection equipment
    3.2. Interpret and record data
    4. Assists with maintaining and updating gages
    4.1. Assists with IATF-16949 Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
    4.2. Assists with Gage R&R studies
    4.3. Assists with maintaining gage calibration
    5. Conducts internal quality audits
    5.1. Conducts IATF-16949 internal audits of all QMS processes at Britton location
    5.2. Conducts ISO 14001 internal audits of all EMS processes at Britton location
    6. Assists with Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
    6.1. Review customer specific PPAP requirements
    6.2. Collecting and organizing measurement data and other documentation to support customer PPAP requirements
    7. Assists with International Material Data System (IMDS)
    8. Assists with APQP process
    8.1. Assists with the inception and maintenance of PFlow, PFMEA, Control Plan, and PTC for all Britton processes
    9. Assists with inception and maintenance of work instructions for all Britton processes
    10. Assists with root cause analysis of non-conforming product
    10.1. Analyze internal failures to determine cause and suggest improvements that will prevent recurrence
    10.2. Assist with analyzing customer returns to determine cause and suggest improvements that will prevent recurrence
    10.3. Document and communicate results
    10.4. Assists with collecting data for machine capability studies
    11. Work with suppliers and customers to support manufacturing processes and improvements
    12. Other special duties and responsibilities as assigned


    The position requires skills and knowledge consistent with that of two years of college or trade school or equivalent. Note: Equivalent education equals 2 years of closely related experience for 1 year of education in the quality field.








    Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.  Relocation allowance may be provided if the individual has all of the necessary qualifications.


    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  To apply, qualified candidates should log onto https://careers-horton.icims.com


    Horton Holding, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.   EOE.  Veterans/Disabled


    For more information on Horton, Inc. please visit our web site at www.hortonww.com


    No recruiters and no phone calls, please. 


    VEVRAA contractor/subcontractor Requesting Priority Referral of Protected Veterans


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