Volvo Group Quality Assurance Technician - Nova Bus in Plattsburgh, New York

Core Responsibilities

  • Create & disposition all reject tags

  • Supplier follow ups and close IRs

  • Write IRs against vendors

  • Respond to x team calls

  • Perform Full First Article Inspections

  • Perform problem solving exercises (QRPS)

  • Visit Vendors when deemed necessary

  • Coordinate Supplier re-works, Coordinate structure reworks

  • Assist the planner to order parts from SFDL if needed

  • Inspect vendor parts when needed (i.e. paint orange peel levels at Elegance)

  • Add/Remove inspection codes in Varnet as needed

  • Order / get supplier parts of parts to bring vendor parts back to specifications

  • Full investigation prior or in parallel with engineering to solve production vendor issues

  • Investigate & Feedback to Spencer ARL sub assembly issues with the defective sub tracker Team place

  • Assist production with to find part numbers to order replacement parts

  • Action MRB items daily

  • Assist engineering with prototypes

  • Work with Vendors directly to help with process improvements, or part improvements which will assist Nova Bus receiving better quality parts

  • Write and track internal campaigns

  • Travel to supplier site(s) as required

Minimum Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Certificate in quality assurance OR college diploma in mechanical or industrial technology, quality control or related area preferred

  • 5 years of experience in quality assurance in a manufacturing environment, including 1 year writing procedures intended for the assembly line

  • Knowledge of the ISO 9000 standard

  • Knowledge of metrology and measuring instruments (vernier, micrometer)

  • Functional knowledge of Word, Excel and Access

  • Ability to work well under pressure, autonomous, team player, sound judgment and effective communication

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Buses , is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electromobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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