Quality Technician

Merrill, WI 54452

Posted: 05/31/2023 Employment Type: Light Industrial Assignment to Hire Industry: Skilled Manufacturing Job Number: 4295296886 Pay Rate: $17.69/ hour

Job Description

The Quality Technician works on their assigned shift to ensure that product quality is maintained and that job specifications are being followed correctly. The Quality Technician contributes to achieving plant and divisional goals and objectives by supporting BRCGS Food Packaging Safety standards by following procedures, work instructions and ensuring accurate documentation.
  • Inspection of Surface/ Reverse Printed rolls
  • Checks to ensure the correct repeat, slit width and wind is being run compared to the spec
  • Utilizes the Spectro densitometer color measurement software to ensure all spot colors are under the standard DE value of 2.0
  • Ensures that the product visually matches the visual standard color and appearance wise
  • Verifies that the correct inks are being used in the press in accordance with the spec
  • Measures the Dyne and width of the raw material, as well as verifying the film matches the Technical spec
  • Ensures good roll profile on each finished good/ raw material
  • Checks the Opacity of the white ink/white film and compare it to the Technical spec
  • Scans the UPC to verify the code is reading fully and correctly
  • Checks for print defects and out of register print, while thoroughly documenting all issues
  • Verifies that the current print matches the print copy 100%
  • Measures OPV Coat weight, as well as performing scratch, tape and UV tests on all CRP items.
  • Performs routine Primer Powder and Rub/Stretch tests on every Tray Pack roll tested to ensure Primer registration and coverage.
  • Measures the Dot Gain and Density of all Process images, including Extended Gamut.

  • Inspection of Converted Product:
  • Confirm product matches label & specifications

  • Conduct rounds throughout work centers in a timely manner.
  • Accurate completion of paper work documenting all tests
  • Maintains a log of where retains are located for easy locating when required
  • Operation and test equipment as required
  • Knowledge of all food safety rules and champion of them on the shift
  • Knowledge of all quality requirements
SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: Working knowledge of computer software to include but not limited to Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.
Two (2) years of college and/or five (5) years experience in flexographic printing and converting.
Employee Training Required:
  • Leadership and Training Skills
  • Test equipment training. Including, COF, Instron, ovens, burst tester, vacuum chamber and roll hardness .
  • Safety and Security
  • Inspection of Finished Goods
  • Communication Skills
  • Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel Training
  • Internal Auditor Training
  • Food Safety Training
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