Quality Assurance Specialist

Kinefac is a world leader in precision metal forming and processing technology providing innovative solutions to customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical, power generation and other industries. The company develops and manufactures metal forming machinery and dies from its world class facility located in Worcester, Massachusetts and has sales offices in Shanghai, China and Chennai, India.

We are seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist supporting company quality initiatives and reporting to the Director of Research & Development, you will collaborate with engineers and manufacturing personnel on the quality control and inspection of various precision products and processes across the company. Initially, the Quality Assurance Specialist will be introduced to the different divisions and product lines at Kinefac through training and hands-on participation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and carry out critical parts inspection using a variety of inspection tools such as micrometers, indicators, manual and digital height gages, bore gages, optical comparator, videoscope, profilometer, and CMM.
  • Communicate with engineers and suppliers on manufactured part quality issues and generate non-conforming reports (NCR’s) and corrective and preventative actions (CAPA’s) as needed.
  • Organize inspection and calibration records, maintain inspection rooms and coordinate, perform, and update calibrations of measuring tools and instruments.
  • Assist engineering with root cause analysis of design and service-related issues and assist with documentation of customer complaints and resolution
  • Assist in regular and annual internal/external audits of our ISO 9001:2015 quality management system and perform supplier audits and new supplier qualifications, as needed.
  • Assist with monthly reporting of quality metrics such as NCR’s, CAPA’s, complaints, RGA’s, and on-time deliveries.


  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in a quality assurance, quality inspector, or quality technician role
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field or advanced technical degree with related coursework
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing drawings and use basic measuring precision tools such as micrometers, indicators, height gages, calipers, and bore gages
  • Excellent communication, time management and computer skills including Microsoft Office proficiency. CAD software such as SolidWorks and AutoCAD preferred.
  • CMM operation and programming and familiarity with ISO 9001 quality management systems preferred

Kinefac Corporation offers a competitive salary plus bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance starting on the first day of employment, worker’s compensation, short and long-term disability insurance and life insurance. In addition, we provide high-level, hands-on training, tuition reimbursement program, 401(k) tax deferral plan, cutting edge technology and a family-owned and oriented, vibrant, dynamic, and collaborative work environment. The successful Quality professional will be able to take advantage of fantastic professional growth and advancement opportunities.

This is an on-site position at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Worcester, MA.

If you are looking to build a career with an award-winning family-owned global manufacturer, please submit your resume.

Kinefac Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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