Quality Control Associate

3 weeks ago
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Company Overview

About Core & Main


Core & Main (www.coreandmain.com) is one of North America’s largest distributors of water, sewer, storm, fusible piping and fire protection infrastructure products that serves the needs of both contractors and municipalities in all aspects of the water, wastewater, clean water, landfill, energy, and fire protection industries. Core & Main operates more than 246 branches serving North America, the Caribbean and international markets. The company provides localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success.

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for the documentation of product performance and/or test results. Inspect materials and/or products for conformance to specifications.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities 

  • Verifies product/material meets requirements of CTQ specifications and customer’s unique specifications. Compares product with production and drawing for conformance by conducting quality sampling plan and data collection.
  • Maintains all testing equipment. Verifies specified dimensions of product or material per drawing using calipers, micrometers and other gauges.
  • Maintains up-to-date records of required third party inspections and calibrations of testing equipment.
  • Examines product/material for defects. Rejects defective product/materials and records type of defect. Recognize when manufacturing process needs to be stopped, product quarantined, or changes needed to ensure quality product leaves factory.
  • Monitors performance(s) in required areas and according to agreed upon standards and updates Quality job aids.
  • Works with customers and suppliers where quality issues are impacted and/or affected. Conducts analysis of Returned Product to improve quality.
  • Packages and protects product as required.
  • Validates incoming raw material quality and works with supplier/purchasing to remedy problems.

Nature and Scope

  • Selects correct processes from clearly prescribed rules, past practices or instruction. Seeks advice and guidance on non routine or problem areas from supervisor. Deviations from the norm are cleared by the supervisor.
  • Under close supervision, exercises limited latitude/independent judgment. Work typically involves detailed checks or close review of output by a senior co-worker and/or supervisor.
  • None


Work Environment 

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8 - 20 pounds).
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • No travel required. 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable 

Education and Experience 

  • HS Diploma or GED,strongly preferred . 0-2 years of experience in area of responsibility.



Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications


  • 6 months experience in quality control and/or PE fabrication.
  • Experience with ASTM specifications or other quality standards.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to use MS Office Excel.
  • Knowledge of MFG Processes such as RTF, Printing and Fabrication.
  • Ability to use various test & measure devices such as test ovens, calipers, tape measures and temperature gauges.



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