Quality Control Associate

Job Purpose

Maintains quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products; recording quality results.


  • Ensure proper processes are followed throughout the company.
  • Test base and pigmented/mixed putties to ensure adherence to internal standards.
  • Provide timely and accurate verification of in-process product inspections and conduct finished product inspections against predetermined acceptance criteria, to support authorization of product release and subsequent shipment to customers.
  • Follow AQL sampling charts to correctly determine sample size for each quality check.
  • Complete related inspection records and documents to demonstrate compliance to customer, product, and inspection requirements.
  • Document nonconformances using the Nonconformance Report (NCR) process.
  • Work with production coordinator to monitor quality at outside work centers and train as necessary
  • Work with Senior Quality Associate and/or operations to improve QC processes.
  • Actively participate in regular QC meeting.
  • Keep work area clean and neat
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years minimum experience in a QC role or QA department.
  •  Strong MS Word, Excel skills. Experience with Gmail and Google Apps (Docs, Sheets) a plus.
  • Experience with AQL and inspection methods.
  • Strong written and spoken English communication skills.
  • Good arithmetic and mechanical aptitude.
  • Able to follow detailed instructions.
  • Excellent logic and problem solving skills.
  • A keen eye for detail with the ability to identify quality control issues.
  • Team player with a "can do" attitude.