Quality Assurance Specialist

  • DECI
  • 1717 Lawson St, Durham, NC 27703
  • Feb 05, 2018
Full time Manufacturing Warehouse

Job Description

Mon-Fri - 8:15am - 4:15pm

  • Continual development, expansion, implementation and maintenance of DECI’s ISO-registered quality system.  
  • Analyze DECI’s quality system to identify opportunities to streamline or improve the system.
  • Work with all production staff to assure work quality and encourage creativity to facilitate ongoing quality system improvement.
  • Advise manager and administration on issues related to the quality system.
  • Develop, approve and thereby become automatically qualified on all written work instructions. Follow all applicable quality procedures and work instructions.
  • Preventative and Corrective Action Coordinator.
  • Analyze quality data and generate reports as needed by staff and management.
  • Develop and conduct training programs for production staff on issues that affect quality.
  • Ensure efficiency and job quality by working closely with supervisors and managers on workstation layout and production procedures.
  • Assist department coordinators and manager in design of process for production.
  • Work with customers to learn their needs for quality of product and service.
  • Compile quality data throughout DECI and generate meaningful reports/charts for use by supervisors, management and administration. Analyze and interpret data as needed.
  • Collaborate with stockroom and production staff to ensure compliance with part specifications.
  • Schedule and supervise DECI’s internal audit process.
  • Consistently demonstrate an appreciation for accuracy.
  • Work cooperatively and professionally with DECI staff, clients and outside business contacts. Maintain good public relations with customers and professional contacts.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.



  • Bachelor degree in a related field, or five years minimum related experience in quality control, production, and industrial engineering or management. Needs broad background in Quality Assurance
  • Experience in developing and implementing a quality assurance program (ISO 9000 familiarity)
  • Ability to use: flow process charting, work simplification, ergonomic principles, time study methods, and statistical process control
  • Development of documents and procedures that assure and monitor quality
  • Ability to conceive and implement new methods of improving quality and efficiency
  • Supervisory experience in a production environment is desirable
  • Understanding of confidentiality regulations and rehabilitation concepts
  • Auditing experience preferred
  • Physical capacity sufficient to lift thirty-five pounds
  • Reliable transportation



Computer Skills: Good computer skills with Microsoft Office (especially Access, Word and Excel)