Minco Products Inc.

  • Quality Technician - FAI

    Job Locations US-MN-Fridley
    # of Openings
    Quality Assurance
  • Overview

    At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


    Do you enjoy performing first article inspections on new and existing products? Then this Quality Technician, First Article Inspection position is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by working with CMM machines, partnering with Process and Design Engineers, and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.


    • Read and interpret customer PO, clauses, drawings and specifications to identify appropriate inspection and verification methods
    • Interpret Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing specifications
    • Program a Micro-Vu CMM for all inspections as required
    • Perform first article inspections on new and existing products in accordance with AS9102B
    • Proficient in the use of measurement tools (calipers, micrometers, microscopes, etc.)
    • Communicate quality issues and concerns with production and engineering staff
    • Perform in-process inspections
    • Participate on problem solving teams to support Corrective Action/Preventive Action (CAPA) activities
    • Collect, analyze and report on inspection data and maintaining data files
    • Participate in continuous improvement activities (i.e., waste reduction activities, reducing lead-time, and maintaining 5S standards)
    • Assist with calibration and receiving inspection as needed


    Basic Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent 
    • One or more years of experience working as a Quality Technician
    • One or more years of experience operating CMM

    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Two or more years of experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5-2009), or the ability/interest to learn
    • CMM Programming experience, or the ability/interest to learn
    • Associates degree in a technical field highly preferred
    • Excellent computer skills, including typing and the use of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
    • Experience as a first article inspector, preferred
    • Experience using a Micro Vu CMM machine, or the ability/interest to learn
    • Knowledge of Discuss and InSpec software, or the ability/interest to learn
    • Experience navigating within an ERP system (IFS)
    • Understanding of technical engineering processes and equipment
    • Understanding of mathematical calculations involving basic statistics and operational data
    • Experience with basic measurement equipment for part and product inspection
    • Familiar with ANSI Z1.4-2003, ANSI Z1.9-2003, or the ability/interest to learn
    • Familiar with ISO9001:2008 and AS9100C standards, or the ability/interest to learn
    • Able to collect, analyze and report data
    • Demonstrated continuous improvement skills (Lean, 6σ), or the ability/interest to learn



    What Skills You Bring:


    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work well with other departments or groups
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate well with co-workers
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Performance Driven



    This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.


    Why Minco?


    At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


    Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


    Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


    This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.



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