Quality Technician

Abaco Systems is an acknowledged leader in rugged embedded computing, especially in the military/aerospace market. Our products are used in hundreds of mission critical applications, where the performance and reliability we deliver can be a matter of life and death.
We're growing fast:  we've added substantially to our organization in roles across the board - and that expansion will continue. We're also growing by acquisition. Our strategy puts our customers front and center of everything we do: their success will drive our success.
If you see yourself being part of a growing organization that's making a real difference in the world, Abaco Systems is for you.
Role Summary/Purpose

  • Responsible for performance of assigned Manufacture Support Quality assurance of product(s) across manufacture and efficient / controlled transition of Quality assured, regulatory compliant product(s) through final inspection and into finished goods.
  • Maintain compliance with leading PCBA / product build and test processes (incl. IPC-A-610 Class 3 and J-STD-001 and all relevant site Certifications).
  • Lead analysis of manufacturing & test defects / process / procedure failures for assigned area(s) to determine root cause and develop corrective actions.
  • Support analysis of key Quality metrics (for assigned area) to deliver sustained CI activity. (I.e. RTY, FPY, Return Rate, Cost of Quality, Scorecards, and RMA Cycle time).
  • Ensure compliance to product build and inspection criteria assurance of product build and routings.
  • Support resolution of identified manufacture issues / non-compliances (working with Manufacture, in-line and Final Inspection, Manufacture Engineering etc. to drive ongoing routing and process improvement and support a Quality culture, focused on prevention not detection).
  • Support manufacture readiness reviews and ECR impact analysis to support implementation of scalable production solutions, as required, to support the business operations plan.
  • Act as a cross functional business advocate, to address internal, product and Customer Quality issues, utilising problem solving techniques to drive root cause / corrective action.
  • Conduct internal audits; support applicable RCCA; I-CAR, S-CAR & C-CAR investigations.
  • Support the Customer interface with regards Quality for assigned Customers/issues.
  • Support 'in-process' CI activity across the full product development and manufacture/test life-cycle.
  • Ensure all Quality activities are aligned with the internal & external needs of the business to maximise performance against; Safety; On-time/On-Cost/On-Quality (OTOCOQ); Security; Inventory; and Net-Working Capital objectives
Desired Characteristics              
  • Key experience in Circuit Card Assembly Manufacture
  • Expert knowledge in IPC-A-610 Class 3; J-STD-001 (a good understanding of AS9100; ISO14001; ISO18001).
At Abaco, we know that our people are our strength. We're a team with a common goal - and we're passionate about what we do, innovative, and open-minded. We're not just given responsibility - we're actively encouraged to make things happen. Oh, and - we have fun. If that sounds like your kind of organization - why not join us?

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