Reference : USA04787

Quality Inspector Assistant

  • Technical Production
  • United States MCPHERSON
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 01/25/2023

Position description

Under the direction of the Quality Assurance Manager, the Quality Inspector Assistant will perform the quality duties as listed below and any other duties assigned to the individual as needed. The main purpose of this position is to assist the Quality Inspector and the secondary purpose is to assist production when 5 to 6 lines or less are running.

10%: Environmental/Health/Safety

  • Ensure safe work environment in plant
  • Demonstrate active preventive engagement in EHS through preforming STOP Observations and safety/environmental reporting
  • Identify, eliminate, and / or communicate any unsafe conditions
  • Comply with all PPE requirements
  • Comply with all CertainTeed Siding and EHS Policies Maintain and improve cleanliness of assigned working areas

60%: Quality

  • Be able to understand and communicate what a good quality part is
  • Abide by all ISO 9001 and 14001 procedures
  • Ensure that product packaging specifications are followed
  • Must have working knowledge of all measurement tools/gauges and testing equipment in the QC lab
  • Able to find work instructions, deviations, drawings and procedures in LiveLink documentation system
  • Knows the proper procedure for red tags
  • Complete in-process checks (visual, fit and function, dimensional, color, impact and nitrogen)
  • Communicate quality related concerns to production and appropriate managers in a timely manner
  • Complete quality forms, report logs, and maintain document filing system
  • Ensure that dispositions are completed on all red tagged product

10%: Teamwork

  • Be an active team member of one or more chartered teams

20%: Manufacturing Support

  • In situations where the plant is running < 5 to 6 machines will support manufacturing by running production lines, handling color checks, printer trouble shooting, label printing and color changes as needed
  • Processes rework, grinding and 5S as needed


  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
  • 2 to 5 years business experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Works well independently

Additional Requirements

Other Physical Requirements: Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception) Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Hearing, Foot, Sight and Head Protection)

Typical plant working conditions: fast-paced environment, seasonal temperatures, noise levels, dust, and moving machinery.

Who are we ?

CertainTeed LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, was founded in 1904 as a roofing manufacturing company. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings. Headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, CertainTeed Corporation, employs more than 5,700 employees across more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.


The McPherson plant was built in 1971 to manufacture extruders and other equipment and was a part of the Machinery Division of CertainTeed. Over the next 15 years, the plant transformed from an equipment maker to injection molding operations responsible for manufacturing pipe fittings, fence, window and electrical components. In 1990, Cedar Impressions® Polymer Siding was invented as a result of the vision for a new siding product and a collection of great minds working together. Since its inception, the product has set CertainTeed apart from our competitors. The McPherson plant has grown from 5 molds in 1990 to 28+ molds in 2023 and will continue to expand its production capacity and automation capabilities.

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