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Illinois Tool Works Inc

Quality Technician

Illinois Tool Works Inc - Saint Charles, MO


The Quality Technician monitors and audits the quality of all products. This position is responsible for product quality, including purchased and assembled products and will monitor, test and inspect products to make sure they meet our specified standards.


Performs detailed mechanical and visual inspection of component parts following a sampling plan and inspection instructions using standard measuring and test equipment.

Performs root cause analysis on customer returns and provides reports to Customer Service.

Records and files results.

Inputs data in database using information obtained from evaluations.

Performs first article pre-production inspection of new components and component changes as needed.

Performs in-house, in-process subassembly inspection as needed

Makes dispositions on non-conforming assemblies and records database on a weekly basis

Creates pareto charts based on non-conformance database for monthly quality report

Coordinates requirements for vendor certification

Calibrates and make arrangements for calibration of inspection equipment and torque drivers as needed

Generates reports from databases on supplier parts

Performs inspection on salvaged parts and assemblies for production use and line rejects.

Maintains focus on continuous improvement by applying 80/20, PLS, and USa principles/techniques and makes process improvement recommendations to management.

Job Requirements


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. An Associate’s degree in a technical trade preferred.


Five (5) years previous related experience with extensive knowledge of quality/test processes and procedures.

ASQ Certification

Mechanical inspection skills

Failure analysis and blue print reading skills

Statistical sampling knowledge/implementation and chemical & electrical knowledge

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

Computer experience required

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry

Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings especially those with geometric tolerating and dimensioning

Good problem solving, decision making, multi-tasking and teamwork skills

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Good oral and written communication skills are required

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW Marking & Coding does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.

10 days 17 hours ago

Illinois Tool Works Inc


Quality Technician Illinois Tool Works Inc - Saint Charles, MO, United States


Location: Saint Charles, MO

Company Profile:
ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 58 countries that employ approximately 60,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of over 12,000 active patents.