Quality Technician - Plastic Manufacturing

Charlotte, NC posted on January 23

Quality Technician – Charlotte, NC

MAUSER USA LLC has an opportunity for a Quality Technician in its plastic manufacturing plant in Charlotte, NC. MAUSER is a leading global supplier of industrial packaging solutions, manufacturing a variety of plastic, steel and fiber containers for a diverse customer base spanning industries including oil & gas, food & beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical, amongst others. MAUSER is experiencing significant growth – both organically as well as through acquisition – therefore the opportunities for successful individuals can be significant. Mauser offers a solid and competitive pay and benefits package and a rewarding place to work

The success of our many production operations hinges on our ability to safely produce quality products, on-time, every time, for our large and diverse customer base. A key component of this mission is our Quality department. 


 Main Position Responsibilities:

Job Summary

To perform routine checks, tests, gauging and instrument inspections of materials, goods in process and finished goods, as well as separation of acceptable and unacceptable product and control of nonconformances.

Essential Functions

  • Collect drums from the production lines in accordance with test schedules, and compares results with company standards.
  • Record test information accurately, on the computer and in neatly written shift reports
  • Work closely with operators and production supervisors to advise when adjustments are needed. Does testing to verify quality. Notifies supervisor when inspection data exceeds acceptable limits or when major incidents of poor quality are noted
  • Must become familiar with operation of all test equipment used in QC tech duties
  • Must perform all duties in the department in a safe manner and consistent with all company safety rules
  • Aid in the investigation of customer complaints
  • Conduct UN performance testing, completing appropriate documentation and maintain records to satisfy contractual, statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform incoming, in-process and final inspection to verify process and product quality.

Job Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • 2 years related trade school training; or equivalent of education and experience in similar environment
  • Use and understanding of precision measuring instruments and gauges, specifications, charts and diagrams.
  • Ability to accurately read measuring devices, blueprints, product specifications and test procedures.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Good hand/eye coordination and motor skills
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Computer skills are required; familiarity with windows and Microsoft office suite
  • Strong attention to detail and recordkeeping

The MAUSER Group manufactures and supplies plastic, fiber, and steel drums as well as intermediate bulk containers (“IBCs”) for the chemical, industrial and food & beverage industries, among many others. With revenues of $1.5 billion, the company is also the leading provider of reconditioning services for used plastic drums and IBCs of all products. MAUSER’s 4,400 employees operate 98 production facilities across 18 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia. The MAUSER Group is globally headquartered in Bruehl, Germany. Mauser North America is the largest business unit of the global organization.