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Parker Plastics, Inc. Quality Control Technician in Hagerstown, Maryland


The Quality Control Technician is responsible for performing routine inspections and audits by the means of visual and dimensional checks of the finished goods produced during the shift. This position will help monitor raw material defects; prepares defect reports to help continuously improve quality of supplied raw materials.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Knowledge of plastics a plus.

  • Great verbal and written communication and work ethic.

  • Ability to work any shift for training before settling into a permanent shift.

  • Knowledge and/or willingness to learn the in-house inventory systems and general computer (PC) for all types of data entry, reports and internal communications.

  • Must complete basic QC training program, with follow up and ongoing training programs.

  • Must be willing to complete quality, testing program with a specified test score for position.

  • Must complete 3-5 training classes, pertaining to job classification, within 90 days. These classes will be pre-arranged by Parker Plastics (if applicable).

  • Requires constant visual attention; ability to discern flaws in containers.

  • Must be able to pack at a high rate of speed (fastest machine) and instruct others in the packing of quality product in a timely manner.

    Daily Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures all finished goods meet or exceeds the customer expectations in quality and shipping requirements.

  • Helps production supervisors direct the shift activities regarding quality and training of all employees in the areas of quality control requirements, standards and procedures, and recognition of materials, which should be scrap vs, regrind.

  • Follow quality control methods to ensure that all employees can identify product for rejects, rework, etc. and to ensure that all customers receive product, which meet or exceed the customers? standards.

  • Help communicate all quality issues to support staff to ensure quick resolution.

  • If knowledgeable help provide assistance in correcting quality issues directly related to machine malfunction.

  • Performs quality checks (visual or dimensionally) of product to assure container?s meet or exceed customer requirements.

  • Notifies shift supervisor when bottles do not meet customer specification, ensures that non-conforming material controls are effectively used.

  • Print shift production inventory tags.

  • Maintains shift production inventory tags.

  • Conducts first article inspection, with appropriate documentation at start-up of production lines.

  • During quality checks, complete shift quality inspection reports.

  • Help perform incoming inspections of raw materials; documents incoming material inspections as required by procedures.

  • Help prepare and evaluate control charts, process capabilities, histograms, pareto charts and trend analysis (if applicable).

  • Helps maintain quality specifications information regarding bottle drawings, pack patterns, packaging requirements, etc.

  • Help monitor raw material defects; prepares defect reports and submits to management to help continuously improve quality of supplied raw materials.

  • Help audit warehouse operations to ensure proper stacking and packing procedures to meet customer specifications.

  • Help assure GMP, AIB and/or SQF regulations are followed during shift.

  • Helps with the grinding of out of spec production.

  • Relieving line workers as requested.

  • Help with any other task that will assist the shift to maintain the productivity and quality of our product.