Quality Technician

Company Name Hayward Industries
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted January 11, 2021
Job Type Full-time


Primary technical support person to the Quality Manager. Position requires technical
competence, as the position will routinely interact with Manufacturing Engineering, Technical Services,
Production, Design Engineering and Materials Management, as well as external suppliers.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Perform (individually or as a team member) Product Failure Analyses to determine root cause of
failure, document analysis findings to drive Corrective Action and product improvement
 Perform visual and functional evaluation of all field returned products.
 Functional testing of returned PCBAs, assemblies and components.
 Recording complete and accurate results of all returned product evaluations.
 Perform quality audits to include Quality System, Regulatory Compliance, Product, and Process
audits as directed by the Quality Manager. Prepare audit plans, reports of audit findings, and brief
audit findings to interested parties. Perform follow-up validations of corrective actions resulting
from audits to ensure corrective action effectiveness and suitability
 Assist in the preparation of Quality Department documentation such as Quality Control Plans,
Quality Inspection procedures, or other items directed by the Quality Manager
 Perform First Article and Incoming Inspections
 Assist the Quality Manager in the management of key vendor (supplier) performance to include
nonconformance analysis, tracking, and reporting; Supplier Corrective Action Requests
preparation and tracking; and Vendor ScoreCard preparation
 Participate on Failure Mode Effects Analysis teams performing Design, Process, or Applications
 Monitor and report on company metrics that include but not limited to Internal Quality Yields,
Scrap, Warranty, Supplier Quality and Cost of Quality
 Participate in New Product Development activities such as FMEA, DFM, PPI, Lean
Manufacturing, Pilot Runs and Six Sigma
 Perform statistical analyses, such as Gage R&R, Process/Product Capability, and Pass Yields when
appropriate or directed. Explain findings of these studies to interested parties and recommend
appropriate actions that should be taken based on analysis results
 Maintain documents and records both paper and electronic
 Other duties as assigned by the Quality Manager

To apply for this position please email your resume to tlema@hayward.com