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Lead QC Technician-Des Plaines, IL

Post Date: 10/10/2019

Req. Number: 75292

City: Des Plaines

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60018


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a Lead QC Technician to work in the Des Plaines area.


  • Use standard precision measuring instruments to inspect materials.
  • Programming of Keyence Optical Inspection tools
  • Perform incoming, in-process, and final inspections 
  • Create documentation to aid the inspection process by creating inspection forms and drawings.
  • Lead a team of 5-8 employees on Quality Standards in ISO 9001 environment


  • 5+ years’ experience with first/last piece inspection of CNC machined parts and assemblies
  • Leadership ability, able to delegate and train other employees
  • Dimensional and visual inspection of incoming components and materials
  • Inspection of Secondary operations, and Final Inspection prior to shipment.
  • Reading of blueprints and use of handheld inspection equipment required.
  • CMM experience a plus
  • Calibration of equipment to ISO: 9001 Standards
  • High attention to detail 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using a variety of hand inspection tools (i.e. calipers, micrometer, gages).
  • A practical understanding of statistical sampling and statistical process control.
  • Solid comfort with computerized systems (MS Word, Excel, data collection software).
  • Experience with CMM or computerized machine vision inspection system.
  • Experience programming computerized inspection equipment a plus.

Preferred Skills: 

  • Root cause analysis
  • 5S methodology
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Six Sigma
  • Quality Control
  • PPAP
  • FMEA
  • Quality Auditing
  • Process Improvement
  • Machinist, Set-up, Programmer, Quality experience

This is a 1st shift, 7:00 AM- 3:30 PM, with the expectation of being on call 24/7 as needed. Compensation ranges from $18-25/hr, depending on experience.

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