• Quality Assurance Technician

    Job Location US-MA-Dalton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 4:08 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Let us introduce ourselves. Crane Currency is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world, as well as a pioneer in advanced micro-optics technology. We're proud to have just been named "Banknote and Currency Services Provider of the Year" by Central Banking Publications for our cutting-edge security features and state-of-the-art designs.


    Our people are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to hiring and retaining the best in the industry. That’s why we offer outstanding rewards, including excellent incentives, superb resources and opportunity for growth and advancement. More than a company, we’re a community of professionals dedicated to excellence and passionate about what we do. Bring your best game and we will provide you with the opportunity to thrive.


    Teamwork is Currency at Crane


    We're looking for a Quality Assurance Technician to join our team in Dalton, MA. In this position, you will play a critical role with an exciting organization known for innovative currency and banknote technology.  This is a second shift position.


    The QA Technician ensures that material is of suitable quality and conformance to all applicable requirements. It is critical that numerous properties of stock, paper, and other manufacturing materials be within specification in order to produce a product suitable for shipping to the customer.


    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Complete physical testing on material comparing Company and customer specifications
    • Mix colors accurately following predetermined formulas
    • Complete series of color control testing
    • Perform shipment sample tests, advising the Finishing Department of any skids which are out of specification
    • Audit the product throughout the manufacturing process
    • Perform Equipment Verification Testing

    • Maintain 5S and safety compliance as well as maintaining appropriate levels of lab supplies

    Crane offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, generous 401k match, and much more. Our company is a fast-paced, global business with tight deadlines and high expectations for superior quality products. Don’t miss out, apply now!


    • High School Diploma or equivalent; BS/BA degree preferred
    • Ability to operate and calibrate lab testing equipment
    • Ability to read, write, keep neat and accurate records, and follow written and verbal instructions
    • Ability to receive, analyze, and report out information accurately and efficiently
    • Excellent time management, organizational and communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a cross-functional team
    • Capability to understand and follow operating/job procedures and work in a safe manner
    • Pass pre-qualifying tests in: basic computers, math, and written procedures
    • Demonstrated ability to understand the quality requirements of Crane Currency products and processes, and his/her role in ensuring this quality
    • Ability to ensure quality requirements are met utilizing TAPPI standard test methods. Testing includes: raw materials, in-process products, and finished goods. Tests include, but are not limited to, Viscosity testing of raw and finished fiber, Basis Weight, Caliper, Density, Opacity, Mullen, Tensile, Tears, & Porosity
    • Good mathematical aptitude on paper, calculator, and Excel
    • Excellent problem solving skills, including ability to perform root cause analysis, and determine deficiencies, trends, or outliers in data


    The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.


    Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at  Crane is a drug free workplace.


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vet/Disab

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