Quality Assurance Technician

Job Location US-MA-Dalton
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/24/2020 7:50 AM)
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Crane Currency, a subsidiary of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), is a global leader and an innovative force in substrate, print and technology.  As the largest banknote substrate-maker in the world, Crane’s spirit of innovation and product development has won international acclaim.


The Company is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world and has $500 million in annual sales. A global company with a history of over 200 years in the U.S. and Sweden; with more than 1,200 employees the business continues to grow through organic expansion, acquisitions and joint ventures with strategic partners. The newest banknote facility opened in 2017 in Malta.


Crane Currency is a stand-alone business within the Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment of Crane Co. It is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations in Dalton, Massachusetts; Nashua, New Hampshire; Alpharetta, Georgia; Tumba, Sweden and Hal Far, Malta.


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 2nd or 3rd shift position.


The Quality Assurance Technician performs inspection auditing and testing of manufacturing processes and products to assure and document consistent product quality. It is critical that numerous properties of stock, paper, and other manufacturing materials conform to required specifications and that quality or compliance concerns are communicated with urgency.


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, advising Beater Engineer of color changes needed
  • 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 read, write, keep neat and accurate records, and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to receive, analyze, interpret 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
  • Demonstrated ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision
  • 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.
  • Ability to operate and calibrate lab testing equipment; solid understanding of test equipment.
  • 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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