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Danfoss Quality Technician in Ames, Iowa

Quality Technician

Requisition ID: 38074

Job Location(s):

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Danfoss is looking for a 2nd shift Quality Technician to join our Ames, Iowa location in the US. The Quality Technician is the primary Quality Assurance floor contact providing day to day quality support to Operations. The 2nd shift Quality Technician will ensure Quality procedures and standards are being followed, as well as ensure product conformance, while striving to exceed customer expectations. This individual will use independent judgement and exercise discretion in executing their duties while working with a Quality Inspector. The 2nd shift position will serve as a liaison between Procurement, Suppliers, Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, Product Engineering, and Production. This position will demand high visibility on the factory floor and will participate in improvement activities for Danfoss. The 2nd shift position will report to the Quality Assurance Manager, with dotted line responsibility to 2nd shift Team Leaders.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following

• Hardware Analysis and Disposition

• Assembly and Machining Support

• Part and Product Inspection

• Defect Tracking and Data Analysis

• Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

• Business System Knowledge and Audits

Background & Skills

• High School diploma or equivalent required; associate degree preferred

• Four years’ experience and/or training on Danfoss products and processes; or equivalent combination of education and experience

• Assembly and component knowledge desired

• Knowledge of Quality Systems and Processes preferred

Preferred qualifications

• ASQ Certifications (CQT, CQE, CQA, CSSGB, etc.)

• Six Sigma Training

Job Criteria

• Self-starter who can work in a fast-paced production environment

• Able to read prints and correctly interpret GD&T symbols

• Good communication skills; articulate and diplomatic

• High attention to detail

• Customer focused

• Familiar with basic SAP, Inspection techniques, and standard quality tools. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

• Must be able to sit, stand, walk, hear, and use hands. Employee may occasionally be required to lift up to 50 pounds in a team lift. Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, and reach

Employee Benefits

We are excited to offer you the following benefits with your employment:

  • Bonus system

  • Paid vacation

  • Flexible working hours

  • Opportunity to join Employee Resource Groups

  • Employee Referral Program

This list does not promise or guarantee any particular benefit or specific action. They may depend on country or contract specifics and are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder’s mindset “action speaks louder than words”, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.

Nearest Major Market: Ames

Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines

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