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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.

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.

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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

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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 SUCESS FACTORS

  • Production of high quality work, meeting all specifications, completed on time, and within established Labor Time Standards.
  • The Lead should have the ability to back-up the Production Test Supervisor by having competency in performing any of their Principal Responsibilities related to CCA manufacturing
  • 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 implement improvements to CCA mfg operations
  • Establish and maintain good communication methods with other shifts, Supervisors, and Management.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

TEST TECH I: Must have the ability to identify and understand the basic function of various electronic components, such as resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes, transistors, and IC’s. Ability to operate basic Test Equipment (multi-meters, scopes, ATE’s). Must demonstrate understanding of basic electronic theory (resistance, capacitance, Ohm’s Law, etc.). Ability to perform basic troubleshooting of CCA failures caused by minor obvious manufacturing errors, such as solder bridges & opens, missing parts, backward components. Reports to Test Supervisor..

TEST TECH II: Posses all the skills of Test Technician I as well as being able to demonstrate understanding of advanced electronic theory, such as amplifier gain, active and passive filter networks, Digital and logic circuitry, etc. Ability to read schematics and troubleshoot to the component level. Reports to Test Supervisor.

TEST LEAD: Posses all the skills of Test Technician I and Test Technician II as well as being able to direct the work of others per the instructions and plans given to them by a Supervisor. Ability to handle minor employee H.R. issues (disputes, discipline to company policies/rules,etc.).

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: Associates degree in Electronics or certification program requiring two years to complete preferred, or 1-3 years related experience and/or training. Working knowledge of Electronic Theory and component level [digital and analog] troubleshooting practices required.

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 apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

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 must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the 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:

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;

  • Providing communication between assigned customers and all other Qualitel Departments and personnel as necessary.
  • Working with Materials and Production Control, Plan & Schedule assigned account orders
  • Managing all assigned account RFQ’s by coordinating with Engineering
  • Providing and documenting Feedback on Qualitel-Customer relationship
  • 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.
  • Providing sales information on assigned accounts such as monthly sales, bookings, On time delivery, and forecasts.
  • Identifying new opportunities and using these to increasing sales with assigned accounts
  • Taking appropriate actions to resolve quality issues related to service and product, such as initiating CAPA’s, when necessary.
  • 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.

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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.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

QA INSPECTOR I:  Ensure paperwork is accurate (i.e. travelers, prints, Bill of Material, etc.) and of current revision.  Visually examine assembly using halo lamp or other appropriate Inspection Aids for conformance to specifications (i.e. IPC-610, J-STD-001 or customer specifications).  Successfully complete J-Std. Training and IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies Training.  Document results of inspection on log sheets.  Observe product as it is being assembled and verify key process points consistent with Standard Operating Procedures.

QA INSPECTOR II:  In addition to the above duties, performs other Quality Assurance and Manufacturing support duties to include most or all of the following:  Perform prototype inspections.  Meet requirements of Assembler II (Skills Matrix).  Assist the Document Control/Quality System department as needed in the processing of documents that support the needs of manufacturing (i.e. Manufacturing Aids, Bill of Materials, ECO’s, etc.).  Perform periodic equipment/systems checks (i.e. Static Sensor, ESD Grounding, Wrist Straps & Tester, etc.).  Perform maintenance of the Calibration System and of the SPC charts.

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:  Post High School Technical training and certificate required, or a minimum of 1 year for Inspector I and 2 years for Inspector II related job 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.   Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as Algebra level I. Ability to apply mathematical operations to dimensional inspection tasks.

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 must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the 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.

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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