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Quality Technician



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Quality Assurance
Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 23, 2023

Who we are:

Electra is electrifying ironmaking to decarbonize steelmaking and eliminate 3.7 gigatons or 10% of global CO2 emissions. Leveraging proven industrial-scale electrochemical and hydrometallurgical processes and backed by leading sustainability-focused venture capitalists, our team is developing lower-cost, scalable solutions utilizing intermittent renewable energy to forge a cleaner, greener future for the trillion-dollar steel industry.

With a uniquely collaborative culture, endless passion for developing disruptive technologies, and the opportunity to revolutionize carbon-intensive manufacturing industries, careers at Electra offer challenge, reward, and the chance to bring to market solutions that dramatically improve the planet's health.

The Quality Technician will primarily perform several selective types of inspection events, complete and maintain related documentation, and assist in implementing an inspection process using a continuous improvement approach. In this role, you will:

  • Perform several types of inspections, including Incoming, First Article Inspections (FAI), in-process assembly, and special inspection requests from Quality or Engineering
  • Assists with supplier compliance requirement activities, including supplier communication and Supplier Corrective Action Request processing
  • Performs analysis, documentation, and troubleshooting for non-conforming parts and vendor rework parts
  • Collaborates with team members to discuss print interpretation, intent, criticality of a dimension, and measurement technique as necessary
  • Maintains clean and organized work areas and equipment
  • Assists in the implementation of policies, operating procedures, and quality systems
  • Coordinates relevant activities, work orders, and scheduling across teams
  • Assists Warehouse team with inspections and allocating staging and inventory storage areas as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

What we need you to bring to the team:

  • Associate’s degree in a related field of study in a technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of related education and experience
  • 3 years of experience in a quality role in a manufacturing setting
  • Inspection tool experience – calipers, gauge pins, micrometers, height gauge, CMM, Vision systems
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience with continuous improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of engineering drawings & diagrams
  • Quality System Standards experience (9001, 13485, IATF16949, AS9100, 21 CFR 820, 14 CFR – any subsection)
  • Basic understanding and application of GD&T and tolerance stack-ups
  • The ability to adapt to multiple and/or changing projects simultaneously and possess the ability to thrive in a continuous improvement environment
  • The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building, and communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Basic organizational and time management skills
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with, or ability to quickly learn, Microsoft Office suite of programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, and SharePoint.

What we want you to bring to the team:

  • Experience with QMS software (uniPoint, QT9, Arena, etc)
  • Experience with compiling statistical data (JMP, Minitab, Alteryx, etc)

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to operate a pallet jack


  • The anticipated starting pay range for this position is $25.00 to $30.00 hourly and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, and education.

Benefits For You:

  • 100% paid premiums across all medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, short-term disability, long-term disability, and basic life insurance plans
  • $1,800 in annual employer HSA contributions (health savings account)

Benefits For Your Family:

  • 100% paid premiums across all medical, dental, vision, and telemedicine plans
  • $3,600 in annual employer HSA contributions (health savings account)
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave and flexible return-to-work options

Benefits For Your Future:

  • 401k with up to 5% matching contributions which vest 100% on day one
  • Eligibility for incentive stock options

This job is no longer accepting applications

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