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QUALITEL Profile:

Qualitel is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider that specializes in high end, high reliability product applications. The company invests heavily in people and technology to stay at the forefront of this field. The goal of Qualitel is to help its employees achieve self-sufficient, healthy and secure lives.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Operate BGA Rework Equipment to remove and replace BGA & QFN components.
  • Create Reflow profile to remove and install BGA & QFN components using BGA Rework Equipment.
  • Ability to X-ray inspection of Rework devices to ensure quality of product.
  • Knowledge of Rework/Repair of PCB (Surface Mount and Thru-hole technology) to IPC 7711/7721.
  • Knowledge of IPC-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Rework/repair PCB’s in accordance with a schedule to IPC-7711, IPC-7721.
  • Performs Rework/repair internal and external product to ensure PCB’s are reworked to the required customer and industry standards.
  • Contribute effectively to the team to ensure objectives are met.
  • Maintain scheduled workload within specified timescales.
  • Work with Supervisor/Manager and Support Staff to solve issues and implement changes as required; make process flow and other improvement opportunity recommendations.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned at any time.

 Desirable Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE. High School diploma or general education degree (GED) plus a minimum of one year related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS. Ability to read and interpret documents such as test or assembly plans. Ability to write or complete routine test reports/documentation. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally with co-workers, engineering and management staff.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand or walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 01.10.301 Employment Application Form Rev F

 

QUALITEL PROFILE:

Qualitel is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider that specializes in high end, high reliability product applications. The company invests heavily in people and technology to stay at the forefront of this field. The goal of Qualitel is to help its employees achieve self-sufficient, healthy and secure lives.

 KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Production of high quality work, meeting all specifications, completed on time, and within established Labor Time Standards
  • The Shipping Clerk will be trained to WIP, package and ship according to company work instructions.
  • Motivated, well cross trained employees with a positive “can do” attitude and ability to work in different areas as needed
  • Work Order & work team integration with other shifts and departments.
  • Minimization of OT
  • Willingness to embrace change and work with management to make improvements in the shipping department
  • Establish and maintain good communication methods with fellow shipping clerks, other shifts, Supervisors, and Management.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Rework/repair PCB’s in accordance with a schedule to IPC-7711, IPC-7721.
  • Performs Rework/repair internal and external product to ensure PCB’s are reworked to the required customer and industry standards.
  • Contribute effectively to the team to ensure objectives are met.
  • Maintain scheduled workload within specified timescales.
  • Work with Supervisor/Manager and Support Staff to solve issues and implement changes as required; make process flow and other improvement opportunity recommendations.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned at any time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Skilled at soldering and board rework (surface mount and thru-hole technology) of fine pitch devices.
  • Dexterity, steady hand to manipulate and position extremely small devices.
  • Able to use a microscope to soldering rework for extended periods.
  • Ability to work well with limited supervision.
  • Knowledge of IPC-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.
  • Knowledge of rework/repair of PCB’s to IPC 7711/7721.
  • Knowledge of IPC J-standard.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  2 years post High School education from a technical, junior or four year college or university; plus a minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as; percent, rate, ratio, and basic algebraic equations.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

01.10.301 Employment Application Form Rev F

QUALITEL Profile:

Qualitel is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider that specializes in high end, high reliability product applications. The company invests heavily in people and technology to stay at the forefront of this field. The goal of Qualitel is to help its employees achieve self-sufficient, healthy and secure lives.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assembler I

Access and follow on-line documentation. Prep components by hand or utilizing equipment per documentation. Identify component values. Pre-wave insert thru-hole components in pcb by hand. Hand-solder thru-hole components. Verify work performed by your self and peers meet IPC standards. Complete tasks within specified time or notify lead of inability to do so along with reason.

Assembler II

All functions required at Assembler I level. Hand-solder SMT components. Remove and replace thru-hole comp, without board damage. Solder wires and cables. Identify assembly and document issues. Successfully complete J-Std. Training and IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies Training.

Assembler III

All functions required at Assembler I and II levels.  Remove and replace SMT components without board damage. Perform SMT rework. Provide back-up support for lead in their absence. Write ECO to have assembly and document issues corrected.  Complete NCP form when non-conforming product is identified. Successfully complete IPC-7711/IPC-7721 Rework and Repair of Electronic Assemblies Training.

 Desirable Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE. High School diploma or general education degree (GED) plus a minimum of one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively with co-workers and engineering and management staff.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to sit and talk or hear. The employee will be asked to stand to perform the tasks with 80-90% of the time as well as talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

01.10.301 Employment Application Form Rev F

 

QUALITEL PROFILE:

Qualitel is a contract manufacturer of mission-critical electronics, specializing in a full range of high-mix, low-volume and high-reliability products and services.

Qualitel was started in 1995 by its current President, Tuanhai Hoang and has become one of Washington State’s fastest growing companies in the new millennium. Located only 20 miles north of Seattle in Everett, Washington, Qualitel remains a private company with a reputation for products and services of the highest quality.

The company is known for its commitment to a “lean” culture which allows it to offer the shortest lead times and highest quality production available today. By placing a singular emphasis on flexibility and responsiveness, Qualitel is able to offer efficient execution of unique, difficult and complex projects.

Company success is further predicated on:

  • Customer focused service
  • Operational excellence using lean manufacturing systems
  • All relevant quality registrations and certifications
  • High-mix and high reliability EMS expertise
  • Open-book costing
  • State-of-the-art, redundant equipment
  • Inventory and obsolescence management
  • Supply change management and automated BIM ordering systems
  • Barcode component and WO traceability
  • Trained and certified IPC-610 and J-STD-001 workforce

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Data Analyst has overall responsibility for analyzing all costs and pricing at Qualitel with the purpose of finding cost reduction and variance opportunities. This will include:

  • Costing and pricing analysis & variance reporting
  • Analysis of actual, standard, and quoted costs for labor and materials.
  • Analyze variances for sales orders, purchase orders, and work orders to quoted costs and standards
  • Analyze expenses and COGS
  • Providing managers and team with clear, understandable and useful reports and metrics
  • Using data and relevant analysis, advises manager on improvement of profit margins, and cost of goods and services.
  • Review, interpret, analyze and communicates important financial information to President and leadership team.

Search Criteria:

MUSTS:

  • Experience with data/financial analysis, and specifically with product/job costing, variance analysis, profit margin analysis.
  • Using advance functions in Excel and Pivot Tables.
  • Experience with accessing complex data from SQL and Access databases and translating this understandable language for operating personnel.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, and preferably a component/assembly environment.
  • Experience with setting up and working with cost methods in ERP
  • Demonstrated ability to make operational and management decisions in response to changing conditions and emergencies.
  • Ability to effectively interface and team with all levels of an organization, and to maintain positive, constructive relationships with operating personnel.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communications skills, including strong verbal and writing ability; presentation skills; ability to listen “actively” and to calibrate communication style to all levels of the company for maximum effectiveness.
  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance, accounting, supply chain or related.

PREFERRED:

  • Experience with “lean” and “continuous improvement” principles and practices.
  • Experience in a multi-line, multi-product manufacturing or electronic assembly company with complex costing challenges.
  • Experience with box-build and high level assemblies with many configurations and subassemblies.

COMPANY CULTURE: The culture of Qualitel is characterized by doing what it takes to get things done, continuous improvement of processes and systems, a “hands on” commitment to accomplishing the best product possible for the customer, a bias for action and excellence, and operating with a lean mentality.

Employees are held to high performance standards, but always treated with respect and dignity.

INITIAL EXPECTATIONS:

FIRST 3 to 6 MONTHS:

  • Analyze costs and profit margins for the current customers, major product lines, and top gross margin products.
  • Help implement cost analysis system that can quickly provide profit margin by product by. Compares quotes to actuals to provide variances from WO to Sales Order.
  • Analyze top 3 COGS accounts
  • Fix found system costing issues and variances as identified
  • Provide existing weekly and monthly dashboard and metrics

BETWEEN 6 to 12 MONTHS:

  • Analysis of all COGS and expenses
  • Complete analysis of profit margins for all products and new products introduced.
  • Analyze costings for Express division
  • Improve existing dashboard and metrics
  • Provide better analysis timely and identify cost reduction opportunities
  • Provide accurate profitability and variances by work orders and by item.
  • Clean up labor and materials variances on financial statement

AFTER 12 MONTHS:

  • Have a cost analysis system that will identify profitability for all new products and existing products that other can use.
  • Update a cost model that Qualitel can use to quote include labor and materials burden rate.
  • Qualitel has a system that can effectively review variances timely.
  • Set up automated reports and alerts with IT

BEHAVIORAL TRAITS & SKILLS:

  • Someone committed to hard work in a TEAM environment—doing what it takes to get the job done in a timely way.
  • Someone who demonstrates a commitment to continuous learning in the way they perform their everyday work.
  • A person who naturally conveys and promotes a positive, “can-do”, forward looking attitude and approach.
  • Someone who demonstrates a high “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence) and evidences a preference for collaboration across departments and disciplines.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.

COMPENSATION: A competitive base salary, benefit package and profit sharing

01.10.301 Employment Application Form Rev F

QUALITEL PROFILE:

Qualitel is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider that specializes in high end, high reliability product applications. The company invests heavily in people and technology to stay at the forefront of this field. The goal of Qualitel is to help its employees achieve self-sufficient, healthy and secure lives.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Acting as customer advocate within Qualitel for assigned Customer accounts, Qualitel A.M.’s are responsible for ensuring the customer continually receives professional world-class service from all Qualitel departments and personnel.

Management of assigned customer account responsibilities include;

1) Providing communication between assigned customers and all other Qualitel Departments and personnel as necessary.
2) Working with Materials and Production Control, Plan & Schedule assigned account orders
3) Managing all assigned account RFQ’s by coordinating with Engineering
4) Providing and documenting Feedback on Qualitel-Customer relationship
5) Providing regular materials status reports to customer and ensuring Qualitel manages customer inventory liabilities appropriately with regards to, raw, WIP, reserved, Finished Goods, excess and obsolete.
6) Providing sales information on assigned accounts such as monthly sales, bookings, On time delivery, and forecasts.
7) Identifying new opportunities and using these to increasing sales with assigned accounts
8) Taking appropriate actions to resolve quality issues related to service and product, such as initiating CAPA’s, when necessary.
9) Reporting to senior management account status as required

A.M. accountabilities also include working to achieve all department objectives and goals set by senior management, following all company policies and procedures, and fostering a positive and constructive attitude with all company personnel and customers.

Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 2 year College or University education; plus a minimum of 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common industry journals, reports, and documents. Good command of the English Language must include; Ability to effectively communicate ideas and solutions to complex issues and problems verbally. Ability to write effectively using proper grammar, spelling and sentence structure. Ability to effectively present information to top management, company groups, and/or customers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to understand and use mathematical concepts, including basic Algebra,
Fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions applied to practical work related situations.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

SUCCESS FACTORS:

Factor # 1 – Department Basics – In the first 30 days, you will partner with other CAMs and/or the CAM Lead to learn the basics of our account management system.
• Read and understand department procedures and work instructions
• Develop a basic understanding of shop departments, work flow, and key individuals.
• Display basic department working knowledge of ERP system such as Order Entry, Confirmation Forms, Work Order Status, Running and Understanding Reports used by CAM group.
Factor # 2 – Beginning to manage your own accounts – By 30 days, you will take on management of your first account. Between months 2 through 6 you will be assigned additional accounts until your account load is similar to that of other CAMs.
• After 4 to 6 weeks, be able to successfully handle a customer account with only minimal assistance.
• After 90 days, be able to handle a minimum of 2-3 customer accounts with only occasional need for assistance.
• After 90 days, complete signed copies of all required training on procedures and work instructions.
• Continue to develop and display deeper working knowledge of ERP and system tools. Develop full understanding of Material Analysis, RMA, SCAR/CAPA, RFQ, ECO, Process Deviation, and MRB processes and their impact on other departments. Ensure timely execution of all processes.
• Successfully manage and coordinate resources internally and at customer to ensure goals for Quality, On-Time Delivery (OTD), and Customer Feedback scores are being fully met..
Factor # 3 – Advanced Account and Program Management – By 12 months, be fully capable and responsible for coordinating all aspects of Account and Program Management.
• Be an active participant in suggesting improvements to our systems and processes.
• Display working knowledge of customer product lines, customer project details and timelines, and projected requirements.
• Coordinate agendas and prepare materials for customer visits and lead periodic Business Reviews.

01.10.301 Employment Application Form Rev F

QUALITEL PROFILE:

Qualitel is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider that specializes in high end, high reliability product applications. The company invests heavily in people and technology to stay at the forefront of this field. The goal of Qualitel is to help its employees achieve self-sufficient, healthy and secure lives.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support/aid the manufacturing floor, particularly with respect to automated processes such as the SMT lines and wave solder functions, with all technical and process related issues. This includes, but is not limited to, the training of operators and supervisors on proper procedures and techniques, the solving of technical difficulties/problems that arise during the course of regular production, and the development & implementation of new processes and procedures as customer and market demands dictate.

Aid in both the development of new, and revision of existing, Manufacturing Documentation Plans. This includes ensuring all plans are compatible with Qualitel Process Capability and customer specifications & requirements.

Communicating effectively with customers and other Qualitel department personnel regarding manufacturing technical issues.

Develop and document Process Validations for all Qualitel automated manufacturing processes, and aid in Process Development of non-automated processes.

Develop, implement, and maintain systems of measurement for productivity, efficiency, and quality with respect to all automated manufacturing processes, regularly reporting on these results to management, and when necessary and as dictated by data, recommending and/or incorporating changes to improve results.

Training and developing both existing and new hire engineers and engineering technicians as designated by the Engineering Department Manager.

Aid with the development of customer quotations, whenever the need for such aid is required, and regularly perform limited quoting functions.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; plus a minimum of five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY: To solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

01.10.301 Employment Application Form Rev F

QUALITEL Profile:

Qualitel is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider that specializes in high end, high reliability product applications. The company invests heavily in people and technology to stay at the forefront of this field. The goal of Qualitel is to help its employees achieve self-sufficient, healthy and secure lives.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

SMT Setup:  Under direct supervision, following SMT Daily Work Schedule, set up feeder per Qualitel Documentation.  Verify value of component in Kits and SBA components prior to installing component onto feeder. Ensure proper stencil is placed with kit. Print all Work Instructions/SMT Packet/Deviations/Quality Alerts to be included in the MVP Packet along with BOM for manufacturing.  Deviation (if included) to be recorded in note section of MVP. Mark kit as set up or ready.  Tear down feeders and return remaining components to SBA shelves or stockroom as required after build is complete.  Reports to SMT Lead.

SMT OPERATOR i:  Demonstrate skill in all SMT setup pre-requisites plus: Under direct supervision train in Stencil Print Operations, Pick and Place Operation, Reflow Operation and AOI Operation.  AOI Operation to include training in 3090 3095, 3085. 3090/3095 will be trained by Quality Engineer.  Perform board washing when Material Handler is not on duty.  Reports to SMT Lead.  Training and IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies Training.

smt operator ii:  Demonstrate skill in all SMT I pre-requisites plus: With limited supervision exhibit ability to perform 1st part verifications of all of these operations.  Perform routine daily machine maintenance.  Reports to SMT Lead.

smt operator iii:  Demonstrate skill in all SMT II pre-requisites plus: With minimal supervision exhibit ability to perform semi-routine adjustments, troubleshooting, and quality auditing.  Reports to SMT Lead.

SMT LEAD:  Demonstrate master skill in all SMT III pre-requisites plus: Assist engineering with programming and troubleshooting of SMT machines.  Complete and maintain all required records.  Train all other SMT personnel in skills required to successfully complete required job functions.  Maintain organization and cleanliness of SMT work area.  Continually strive to develop ways to reduce costs and improve overall quality.

DEsirable Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE. High School diploma or general education degree (GED) plus a minimum of one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to effectively communicated both verbally and in writing with co-workers and engineering and management staff.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS.   Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

01.10.301 Employment Application Form Rev F

QUALITEL Profile:

Qualitel is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider that specializes in high end, high reliability product applications. The company invests heavily in people and technology to stay at the forefront of this field. The goal of Qualitel is to help its employees achieve self-sufficient, healthy and secure lives.

KEY SUCESS FACTORS INCLUDE:

Factor#1 – Purchasing Process & Compliance

Within the first 3 months, learn the current procurement system through existing procedures / processes, ERP system

  • Be able to review Commodity buy sheet and place purchase orders accordingly without supervision
  • Manage late report, tickler report to ensure parts are bought within desire
  • Collaborate with Purchasing Manager to setup Goals and Objectives for initial year
  • Complete all training requirement per job position

Factor#2 – Supplier Management and Continual Improvement

Within the 6 months, be fully accountable for commodities assigned and daily tasks in Factor 1.  Total ownership of commodity includes quoting, Supplier management (OTD, Quality, Cost Reduction).

  • Buyer able to review buy sheets and make decisions on sourcing and cost improvements
  • Establishing supplier report card and metrics; On Time Delivery (OTD), Quality, and Feedback
  • Maintain supplier relationship with commodity suppliers
  • Ensure timely effort and execution of RMA/RTV Process, Quality Issues, and Corrective and

Preventative Actions (CAPAs)

Factor#3 – System and Continual Improvement

Within the 12 months, be accountable for establishing and providing analysis for commodity assigned relating to OTD, Quality, cost Improvements.  Work with Lead or manager to setup goals and objectives for suppliers that are not meeting goal

  • Implement any changes/ enhancement noted in Factor #2
  • Participate in purchasing ongoing strategic planning / improvements
  • Contributing to internal and external cooperation between department / suppliers
  • Suggest system and opportunity for improvement

Ensure that you meet personal and departmental goals and objectives

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Buyer I:

  • Manage assigned commodities such as MRO, Shop Supplies, Passive, requisitions, etc.
  • Place purchase orders for goods and services.
  • Material Order Confirmation: Respond to request from Material planning to obtain best material date, and availability for new and existing orders.
  • Solicit price and delivery information from suppliers.
  • Process RMA’s and RTV’s.
  • Follow-up on open purchase orders regarding to tickers, late report, paperwork issues, etc.
  • Plan and release purchases orders to secure material and services on an as needed basis
  • Evaluate supplier performance on cost, On-Time Delivery, Quality, and Lead-time
  • Customer Support – Communicate schedules and deadlines to all internal customers (Material Planning, Customer Account Managers) as needed.
  • Work with Peer and or Leads to improve material best date , or issues related to material fulfillment
  • Take on special projects assigned by leads, or manager related to department goals or needs
  • Assist peers / leads based on workload as required

Buyer II:  Perform all requirements and responsibilities of Buyer I job description. Additional requirements will include a broader skillset or understanding of the supply chain process

  • Manage more complex commodities due to material risk, drawing configurations, etc.
  • Recommend sources of supply based on overall competitiveness
  • Work with lead or manager to negotiate betters terms/ contracts/ pricing/ lead-time with current suppliers
  • Quotation Development:  Respond to Request for Quotation packages as needed.  Track activity on Request for Quotation packages.  Participate, as needed, in development of quotation procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Buyer Lead:  Perform all requirements and responsibilities of Buyer I/II job description. Additional requirements will include a broader skillset or understanding of the supply chain process

  • Directly lead all Buyer I/II. Carry out Lead responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Assisting Purchasing Manager in interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Working with purchasing manager to ensure departmental goals and objectives are on track and met using purchasing monitoring tools. Function includes data collection and analysis to identify issues related.
  • Assist peers or Manager to resolve materials issues. This may involve escalation to CAMs, Suppliers, Representatives, OEM, as needed
  • Work on special projects assigned by manager that relates to ongoing departmental improvements or needs. This may include assisting in writing procedure, creating flow charts, and policies as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Buyer I:  Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent from an accredited college or university; plus two years related experience and/or training in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Buyer II:  Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent from an accredited college or university; plus a minimum of five years related experience and/or training in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have proven ability to work independently and exercise judgment with only general direction given.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Thorough knowledge of personal computer software packages, including Microsoft Excel and Word processing packages.  Development of spreadsheet knowledge is required.  Understanding of electronic assembly processes.  Ability to read and interpret manufacturing drawings.  Must be familiar with part numbering systems, bill of material configuration, and production reporting mechanisms.  Must have aptitude for organization, accuracy and attention to detail.  Ability to verbalize and to resolve issues relating to customer requirements, manufacturing processes and supplier capabilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Buyer / Planner
Situation: Qualitel is need of a Buyer/ Planner that can think in a conceptual setting and execute using data. This Buyer/Planner will take over the tactical buying function for multiple value streams as well as support strategic purchasing and operational needs. This position will be responsible for the purchasing, planning, and movement of material for Qualitel’s This individual needs to have experience in sourcing, with attention to detail mindset and data driven. They must be able to manage complex planning, understanding of material risk, drawing configurations, ect. Must have the ability to work with large defined goals and apply them to their daily work and execute, and communicate information to management clearly and concisely. They must have a strong foundation in lean principles and is willing to take on lean based projects.

 

What is we are looking for –          Four Year Degree in Supply Chain, Business and/or Equivalent Experience

–          Understanding of Lean Principles and/or Six Sigma

–          Data minded individual, strong analytical skills

–          1-2 years of Purchasing experience

–          Intuitive ERP or equivalent ERP experience is a plus

–          Contract manufacturing, Aerospace, Medical, Military, Electronics manufacturing, or manufacturing experience is a plus

Success Factors –          Sub-contract OTD of 95%

–          Cost reduction of 5% within owned commodity

–          Ability to build a commodity strategy for owned commodities

–          Reduce Lead time and/or MOQs for commodity owned parts by 5%

–          Forecast to Plan accuracy of 95%

–          Reduce WIP Inventory by $50K  through forecast accuracy and turns

–          Ability to create Data Driven Reports that increase the productivity of the role by 3%.

–          Ability to create a capacity plan based on the sub-contract capacity and forecast, and be able to effectively communicate the plan to PMs and Customers

–          Ability to understand and implement lean methodologies to develop Work Instructions and SOPs for the position

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QUALITEL PROFILE:

Qualitel is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider that specializes in high end, high reliability product applications. The company invests heavily in people and technology to stay at the forefront of this field. The goal of Qualitel is to help its employees achieve self-sufficient, healthy and secure lives.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Master Scheduler is responsible for executing the operations plan and schedule for the factory and operations. The Master Scheduler is responsible for ensuring they are meeting the customers required dates by ensuring operational and material availability. The Master Scheduler must work with planner to ensure the operation schedule is met daily and materials are available. The Master Scheduler is responsible for ensuring they are meeting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), meeting department expectations, and executing the operations plan. The Master Scheduler is responsible for communicating capacity availability to Program Managers and ensuring work orders are loaded according capacity availability. The Master Scheduler needs to have a working knowledge on planning strategies, manufacturing models, and how planning effects the supply chain and operations. The Master Scheduler needs a working knowledge and ability to conduct a month SIOP with Operations, Supply Chain, and Program Management. The Master Scheduler needs to have the ability to work with Supply Chain, Operations, Program Management to ensure the factory is properly planned. They are a member in the execution of Lean and Kaizen efforts regarding operations, inventory, and material layout. The Master Scheduler is responsible for the on time delivery of production parts and ensuring factory flow is optimized.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to create a level loaded schedule based on customer needs and capacity availability
  • Ability to understand operations planning and the effects it has on the operations and tactical supply chain
  • Have the ability to understand internal and external inputs that effect the master schedule
  • Have the ability to build and execute a long term plan using data
  • Have an understanding of how Push and Pull based supply chains effect planning
  • Have an understanding of manufacturing principles
  • Have the ability to run multiple projects at the same time
  • An understanding in Lean principles
  • Ability to meet Customer OTD
  • Understand how planning effect inventory levels
  • Ability to work cross functionally among different departments
  • Ability to manage Planners issuing and manage WO’s according to the master schedule
  • Ability to work with operations, program managers and tactical supply chain on planning issues
  • Ability to find and execute process improvements within their job
  • Ability to execute a plan
  • Ability to communicate data, plans, and metrics effectively

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent from an accredited college or university; plus a minimum of five years related experience and/or training in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have proven ability to work independently and exercise judgment with only general direction given. Candidate must be proficient in the following: ERP Purchasing System – PO Placement, RFQ Processing, Managing Queue’s and Workflows Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Project. Candidate must understand manufacturing processes and be able to well verse in negotiation with suppliers to identify opportunities for schedule improvement.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills. Ability to work independently and in a dynamic environment.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.

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Qualitel Corporation, located in Everett, WA is a business built on providing contract “high mix, high reliability” electronics manufacturing services for Fortune 500 companies in the aerospace, medical commercial and military segments.  We’ve built our reputation for providing companies with the absolute highest levels of quality and reliability.  Extensive quality standards, including but not limited to ISO9001, ISO 13485 and AS9100 combined with our experienced, loyal workforce and proven processes enable us to yield more reliable products.  Our difference is the incredible abilities, dedication and passion in the people that work here.  They know that their success is tied inextricably with the success of our customers.  Quality is so important that we’ve built our company, reputation and name on it.

To learn more about us, visit our website at qualitelcorp.com.

It is this success that continues to result in continued growth through the addition of new customers, resulting in the following position opening:

Quoting Analyst reporting to Supply Chain

Qualitel is growing rapidly and is adding this senior manufacturing leadership position within the company to manage the growth in the number of teams and shifts.   Qualitel is looking for someone that understands lean manufacturing concepts and electronics manufacturing processes to improve Qualitel’s position in high reliability for product quality, delivery, and costs.   The following are the position’s key responsibilities and success factors:

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and coordinate Requests for Quotations (RFQ’s) for Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS)
  • Analyze quotations for content in addition to preparing complete costs analysis
  • Monitor RFQ completions and resolve costing discrepancies including generation internal BOM’s, uploading for material costing and labor costing
  • Interfaces with a cross-functional team for support with engineering related processes and products
  • Perform time studies for manufacturing operations to obtain estimates for costing
  • Obtain pricing input such as material costs, Engineering development labor estimates, project labor estimates for input on pricing package
  • Interface with sales and customer to resolve pricing concerns and issues
  • Watch technology trends and may prepare cost reduction analysis

Success Factors

  • business within established deadlines
  • Develop accurate cost information for labor and/or materials associated with doing quotes
  • Manage Quoting database to meet customer requirements and communicate as needed for issues/concerns
  • Work within RFP and proposal deadlines to provide accurate, competitive and profitable pricing
  • Able to work on multiple projects and all other responsibilities assigned are done on timely manner, complete, and effective

Experience

  • 2-5 years of electronics manufacturing experience
  • Strong computation skills and analytical skills
  • Preferred PCBA pricing experience 2-5 years
  • Understans current Market and competitive pricing
  • Lean Manufacturing experience required
  • Experience with ISO 9001 or AS9100 standards required
  • Experience with ISO 13485 experience preferred

If you meet these qualifications and would like to work with a high quality employer who provides opportunity for learning and growth, submit your resume on-line to jobs@qualitelcorp.com.

All candidates must be legally eligible for employment in the U.S.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to and value a diverse workforce.

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