Posted time May 28, 2024

Plastics Quality Technician (Full-Time)

$18–$30 Per Hour DOE

As a Plastics Quality Technician with Augustine Plastics, Inc. (API), you will champion our commitment to achieving Customer, Regulatory, and Statutory requirements and customer satisfaction through inspection and on-time delivery of cost-effective custom plastic injection molded parts of the highest quality and reliability.  API offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package.


  • Perform all duties in accordance with requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100:2016 Rev. D Quality Management Systems.
  • Accurately complete and diligently maintain all required quality inspection documentation on a daily basis.
  • Read and interpret drawings, industry specifications (e.g., aerospace, military, medical) and/or manufacturing instructions, and complex Geometric Dimension and Tolerancing (GD&T) requirements.
  • Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
  • Inspect and audit all plastic injection molded parts using variable or attribute measuring equipment, and record results to ensure conformance with part and customer requirements.
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications using various metrology equipment such as CNC coordinate measuring machines (CMMs); image dimension measurement systems; profilometers; custom-measuring fixtures, tools, and systems; pins, plugs, micrometers, and calipers; linear height and depth gauges; go/no-go gauges; and vision systems.
  • Inspect in-process production for conformance to customer specifications and Augustine Plastics work instructions.
  • Receive and inspect incoming parts and materials. Discard or reject products, materials, or equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Train production personnel on work instructions and customer requirements.
  • Work with production personnel to ensure that processes are reliably producing conforming product.
  • Collaborate with customers and vendors regarding specification, requirements, etc.
  • Recommend necessary corrective actions based on inspection results.
  • Perform with little to no supervision using your quality inspection experience.
  • Attend and participate in required onsite meetings.
  • Clean, maintain, and calibrate measuring instruments or test equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in a quality department or a quality role
  • Prior experience completing and maintaining required company documentation
  • Ability to plan, organize, and execute multiple tasks in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Excellent time-management, math, problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills
  • Computer and software experience
  • Negative Panel Drug Test

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100:2016 Rev. D Quality Management Systems
  • Knowledge of plastic injection molding
  • Actual plastic injection molding experience is highly desired
  • Proven experience inspecting plastic injection molded parts
  • Working knowledge of various metrology equipment
  • Knowledge of Part Production Approval Process (PPAP)
  • CMM experience (programming and running) is highly desired
  • Demonstrated experience using quality management software for manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Prefer a minimum of 3–5 years performing quality inspections of plastic injection molded parts, ideally in the aerospace, military, or medical industry

Top Perks & Benefits:

  • Consistent schedule
  • Holidays Off with Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (Listed Below)


  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical and Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Safe Harbor Match
  • Annual Attendance/Holiday Bonus Eligibility
  • Life Insurance Option
  • Fitness Center Membership, Corporate Discount
  • Wellness Center Membership, Corporate Discount


  • Monday to Friday
  • 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Overtine as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Somerset, PA 15501: Reliably commute, or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)