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    Quality Assurance Inspector

    Avon Plastics
    Paynesville, MN 56362
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Job Overview

    The Quality Assurance Inspector is responsible for ensuring product meets specifications by performing daily surveillance inspections on product lines, entering data and maintaining quality assurance databases, and performing quality assurance tests on product as required.

    Company Culture

    Avon Plastics strives to provide a work culture that is built on teamwork, respect and the success of every individual employee. We believe that every employee contributes directly to the growth and success of this Company, and hope that every career opportunity proves to be challenging, enjoyable and rewarding.


    1. Obtains samples of recycled plastic flake, sawdust and re-ground plastic for moisture testing
    2. Performs a series of tests, including documenting melt index tests on delivered plastic pellets to ensure material meets the supplier's reported specifications
    3. Tests samples from all production shifts as specified by the surveillance checklists
    4. Measures and visually inspects tolerances of product
    5. Performing break tests on samples taken each shift to determine the strength of product
    6. Isolates non-conforming product and releases that product once a disposition has been determined
    7. Ensures that all test equipment is functional and properly calibrated prior to use


    Education: High School education required

    Experience: 9 months experience in a quality assurance; experience in a production setting is preferred

    Licenses/Certificates: Not required

    Technology/Training: Ability to use computers and testing equipment required, on-the-job training given

    Physical & Mental Demands

    Ability to work in an atmosphere that is loud; temperatures vary depending on time of year (Winters can be chilly, summers get extremely hot due to the machinery); must be able to keep a high level of attention to detail and accuracy in documentation for periods of up to 12 hours.


    Avon Plastics offers a full benefits package, including Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, company-paid Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance as well as a $20,000 Life Insurance policy. Also available is Supplemental Life Insurance policies. Employees are also eligible to participate in the Company 401k savings plan, with matching employer contributions. The Company observes 9 paid holidays and gives vacation benefits on an annual accrual basis.

    Posting ID: 563982712Posted: 2020-08-10