Quality Technician

General Information
Location  2015 JACKSON ST
MONROE, LA 71202
United States
Base Pay  $12.00-$16.97 / Hour
Relocation Expense Covered  No
Employee Type  Hourly
Manage Others  No
Contact Information
Name  Lisa C. Shore
Phone  318-322-7239
Email  lshore@midsouthextrusion.com
Brief Description

Major Function:

Inspection, testing and reporting of products manufactured to customer and/or internal tolerances and specifications.  Control of all non-conforming goods that do not meet the requirements set forth internally or by the customer.

Work Hours:

 This shift is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. after training period.

 Required Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a working knowledge of all lab equipment
  • Ability to determine product requirements are being met by testing against provided tolerances and specifications, the review of results and/or visual inspection of manufactured goods.
  • Ability to conduct test according to the following ASTM/MSE Standards:
    • Gauge Profile                                  ASTM D 5947
    • Coefficient of Friction                       ASTM D 1894
    • Elmendorf Tear                               ASTM D 1922
    • Elongation                                      ASTM D 882
    • Tensile Yield                                   ASTM D 882
    • Tensile Ultimate                              ASTM D 882
    • 1% Secant Modulus                         ASTM D 882
    • Dart Impact                                    ASTM D 1709 A & B
    • Surface Tension                              ASTM D 2578
    • Opacity                                          MSE Method
    • Haze                                              ASTM D 1003
    • Shrink                                            MSE Method
    • Melt Flow Index                              ASTM D 1238
    • Test results are logged, documented and reported in an accurate manner to senior management.
    • Collect samples of goods to be tested or to be submitted for testing or review from the production floor and/or warehouse/storage as required.
    • Ensure finished goods are being packaged according to the appropriate standard operating procedure (SOP) for that product class.
    • Maintain the lab and testing equipment in good working order, ensuring that inside the lab as well as outside the lab is clean of debris, trash and dust that could affect the results of any of the performed tests.
    • Report to work and maintain good time management and diligent work practices during the duration of the assigned work schedule.
    • At all times abide by the safety requirements as outlined within the MSE Employee Handbook.
      • Personal Protective Equipment required are safety glasses and/or side shields, steel toed shoes and ear protection in designated areas.
      • At all times abide by all requirements as outlined within the MSE Employee Handbook.


Pay   Scale per Level

(Level   1)

(Level   2)

(Level   3)





Education & Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED required; some college preferred.  There is no time frame for skill level position increase; the Technician must prove skills/knowledge before advancement and have Quality Management and Executive Management Approval for multi-step increases.


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift and/or move up-to but no more than 80 lbs.