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Engineering Rapid Prototyping Cast Urethane Rapid Tooling Quality Injection Molding Assembly

First Article Inspector

Perform first article inspections per customer requirements to assure products meet customer expectations. Provide guidance to molding operators to assure customer expectations are met.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•Verify acceptable product at start up
•Monitor product during entire production for
•Instruct operators to changing conditions or
•Instruct operators on proper methods and
•Verify all visual and dimensional inspections
are in accordance with inspection plan
•Assure all paperwork is completed on each job
•Maintain order of files and records
•Create certification of compliance forms
•Work toward fostering a team environment
•Conduct first article inspections as required
from customer specific dimensions to full part
•Prepare PPAP documents based on AIAG standards
or customer requirement
•Prepare FAI reports based on customer
•Any other duties as required by manager
•Maintain Quality Management System compliance.

Qualification Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•Reading and interpreting specifications and
•Ability to understand and apply GD&T
principles and methods of inspection
•Utilizing and reading of both digital and dial
inspection equipment.
•Identify standard quality equipment i.e. gage
blocks, plug gages, etc.
•Demonstrate basic trade math skills.
•Basic Statistical Process Control (SPC) –
•Operate Optical Comparator – desirable
•Operate CMM – desirable
•Operate Vision System – desirable
•Understanding of ISO9001:2015 and / or AS9100D
QMS – desirable
•Ability to perform GR&R and capability Studies
- desirable
•Operate digital camera and produce work
instructions using Microsoft office tools.

Education: High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience as determined by the hiring manager.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Convert back and forth between English and Metric.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills and Abilities:
ASQ certification desirable

Visual: Ability to distinguish between colors and hues.

Physical Demands
Regularly required to talk or hear. Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Work Environment
Frequently works near moving mechanical parts. Employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

Noise level is that of a manufacturing environment and is usually loud. Hearing protection is required in designated areas according to governmental standards.

Career Opportunities at Five Star Plastics

Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Five Star Plastics, a leader in rapid prototyping, tooling, and manufacturing of high quality injection molded products.

Five Star Plastics is an established company with a proven strategy for growth. We are constantly looking for dedicated and motivated associates with skills and abilities to help us reach the next level in our development.

We offer a clean and safe environment with a competitive compensation package including benefits such as profit sharing, health insurance, paid vacation, and paid holidays to all full-time associates. We adhere to a "promote from within" philosophy where willing associates are exposed to all facets and opportunities within our business.

You may apply for any career opportunity currently available as it appears on this page. You may also submit your resume in advance of future openings, but please note we will only refer to resumes received during the prior six months as positions open. After six months, you will need to re-submit an updated resume.

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You may also mail, fax, or email your resume to:

Five Star Plastics, Inc.
ATTN: Career Opportunities
1339 Continental Drive
Eau Claire, WI 54701

For any employment related questions please call 715-855-6559

Current Openings

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Molding Operator

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Material Handler

First Article Inspector

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