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Quality Control Technician


DSM South (L211.DS), US, 50321

Siegwerk has an opening for a Quality Control Technician at our office in Des Moines, Iowa. The Quality Control Technician will perform routine testing and evaluation of results. Main job responsibilites includetesting and inspecting products at various stages of the production process as well as compiling and evaluating data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of our ink and other products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs routine testing and evaluation of results. Provides clear documentation, written reports, etc.
  • Enters data in computer and communicates results to internal/external customers.
  • Provides analyses and helps interpret data.
  • Completes batch analysis per customer requirements.
  • Calibrates instruments per calibration procedure.
  • Records time, date, initials and completes per time period stated.
  • Report malfunction of equipment to correct the problem.
  • Follows correct Q.C. specification number and test procedure unless stated per specific ink.
  • Approves ink only if within specification.
  • Handles hazardous waste properly including dumping retain and lab samples, labeling containers etc.
  • Use judgment to determine if ink within specification should not ship.
  • Completes all needed paperwork.
  • Works with others to improve processes and troubleshoot, such as: Assisting in problem solving when inks require rework; Conducting lab work for customer complaints or production problems related to a specific batch of ink; Investigating the root cause and suggesting prevention or solution to problems.
  • Restocks consumable, such as paper stocks, file jackets, retain jars, films, etc.
  • Completes lab upkeep, cleaning, attending scheduled meetings, etc.
  • May assist in other areas as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of chemistry and prior work experience within a laboratory setting.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of related raw materials, ink systems, production processes, available resources and equipment, preferred.
  • Basic knowledge/experience of Windows, Word, Outlook (Microsoft Office) strongly preferred.
  • Experience using a variety of lab and office equipment, which may include: Proofer, pHmeter, Gloss Meter, Heat Sealer, Oven, Mixer, Shaker, Disperser, Scales, K-Coater, Slide Angle, COF Tester, Corona Treater, Horiba, Capillary Melting Point Apparatus, Opacity meter, X-Rite (Spectrodensitomer), Rub Tester, Computer, Copy Machine, Calculator, etc.

Shift Information:

  • 1st Shift: Monday through Friday, 6 AM to 2 PM



Why Siegwerk?

Joining Siegwerk means joining a successful, global, ambitious company. It means being part of an industry with exciting growth potential, and it means working as part of an extended, close-knit team that will give you the support and co-operation you need to achieve your career goals.

Siegwerk is an international business, but it’s also a family-owned business. That means its focus is long term, and strategic; investing for growth and creating a stable, supportive work environment. An environment that lets great talent be great.

Join Siegwerk and get the best of both worlds – a company thinks like a global leader, but acts like a family.

Nearest Major Market: Des Moines

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