QA Lead

Itasca, IL 60143

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Hd347740822 Compensation: $23.40-24.70 / hour

Job Description

Title: Quality Assurance Lead
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8hr shift

Location: Itasca, IL 

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Job Summary:
Quality Technician Lead provides overall front-line support to the production of quality product with a basic understanding of visual inspection using various lab equipment and methods. Provides control and maintenance of fundamental quality systems information with the ability to understand & follow basic testing practices & guidelines; ability to perform measurements & testing on lab equipment provided. In this role the Lead will be able to direct all other Quality Technicians and other employees with discussions for quality issues. 

Job Duties:
  • Adheres to company Safety and Quality policies and procedures
  • Understands and communicates all hazards and safety issues to co-workers and Supervisors.  
  • Follows all job specific SOP’s, Work Instructions, Form Controlled Documents, and non-SOP’s
  • Follows all GMP and GDP practices
  • Audits and maintains accurate records for product capability and traceability.
  • Performs sample examination to determine acceptable visual quality according to quality standards and customer requirements.
  • Perform carton label inspection and verify correct packing and packaging procedures as per shop floor paper instructions
  • Applies and enforces Good Manufacturing Practices & HACCP requirements to meet plant goals.
  • Directly responsible for supporting the Production Department and all other team members to ensure a positive team environment. 

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Previous quality assurance or manufacturing work experience in the plastics industry is preferred
  • Must be able to read, write and speak and understand English.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and nights

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Sabrina Herrera

Sabrina Herrera is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with a knack for establishing genuine connections with candidates and continuously expanding her expertise in various roles and industries. With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and an impressive 15-year journey in the recruiting arena, Sabrina has become a respected figure in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter, Sabrina's ability to build strong relationships with candidates sets her apart. She values the opportunity to understand each individual's unique strengths, aspirations, and career goals, ensuring she can guide them toward the most suitable and fulfilling opportunities.

Having spent 15 years in the recruiting domain, Sabrina's experience spans diverse industries and roles. She embraces the challenges of exploring new fields, consistently striving to expand her knowledge and expertise. Her dedication to continuous learning allows her to stay at the forefront of emerging trends and best practices in the recruitment landscape.

Sabrina advises fellow professionals to cultivate a curious mindset and actively seek new challenges and projects that push the boundaries of their abilities. Embracing the unknown and venturing into uncharted territories can lead to personal and professional growth, ultimately elevating one's effectiveness in the field of recruitment.

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