Quality Technician

Recruiting Solutions is hiring for a Quality Technician (2nd or 3rd shift) with a global automotive manufacturer in the greater Columbia area. Their facility is located about 20 minutes east of downtown Columbia.

Job Description


Perform inspection on a variety of purchased parts, manufactured parts, finished goods and first articles within the processes of Incoming, In-Process and Final inspections as well as stock audits. The inspection criteria will be based upon Engineering blueprints and standards, applicable specifications and departmental procedures to assure product quality. Communicate with respective departments and co-workers to resolve quality related issues. The inspection process includes documentation of findings, ensuring the identification and removal of materials found to be nonconforming, and coordination with internal customers to identify system nonconformance’s and work as a team toward immediate and long-term resolutions. The Quality Technician performs inspection using dimensional, functional and visual attributes as required or specified.


  • Provide assistance to operators and other production personnel with training for technical measuring equipment such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, dial bore gages, optical measurement systems, and surface finish equipment.
  • Inspection of Engineering prototypes, experimental parts and samples from new customers.
  • Maintain and revise documentation as required.
  • Control movements of parts and paperwork to other areas, filing and processing of inspection documentation and records.
  • Load and Run CMM (Programming a plus)
  • Perform parts layout
  • Utilize basic sampling techniques to validate product integrity
  • Use blueprints, GD&T, and other basic methods to validate product quality
  • Use hand measurement tools ie. Calipers, micrometers, thread gages, etc...
  • Apply lean concepts to trouble shoot processing issues
  • Use SPC concepts and practices
  • Use basic root cause analysis techniques when identifying problems
  • Work on team projects and other duties as assigned.
  • The successful candidate will possess strong communication and organizational skills to work proactively in a very fast pace, in a high volume job release/throughput environment.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in quality inspection
    • OR 2+ years of relevant experience in quality inspection plus a 2 year associates degree in an applicable curriculum
  • PC-DMIS programming using CAD models
  • Must be familiar with the use of inspection sampling plans, with GD&T experience – Dimensioning and Tolerance including the concept of true positions, concentricity, run-out, etc.
  • Must have a good knowledge in use of standard inspection tools such as micrometers, calipers, plug and ring gauges, gauge blocks, dial indicators, surface plate, profilometer and dial bore gages.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs


  • Prefer experience with current Quality tools and concepts, including Lean / Six Sigma / ISO 9000 & TS16949. Must have a good understanding of ISO-9001.
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) certifications a plus. Desired: Certified Quality Technician (CQT).
  • CMM operation experience is a plus.

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  • Location

    Camden, SC

  • Order Type

    Direct Hire

  • Shift

    2nd or 3rd

  • Contact Phone

    (803) 806-8125

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