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Life Fitness Inc Quality Technician I - 1st Shift in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description: An empty treadmill isn't compelling, but once someone steps on it, the stories are limitless. Our goal is to connect people emotionally to their fitness journey. We are a global team coming from different cultures and backgrounds with a shared passion to achieve and live our mission of inspiring healthier lives. Inspire. Innovate. Make an impact and join our team! Life Fitness is the global leader in the fitness industry. Our mission is to provide solutions that get the world moving and help people lead active and healthy lives. Since 1977, we have been designing and manufacturing cutting-edge, best-in-class fitness products for commercial facilities and home use. We have something for everyone with innovative cardio, strength, and group training products including treadmills, exercise bikes, elliptical cross-trainers, rowers, and weight and group training equipment. We operate under the brands Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group, SCIFIT and Brunswick Billiards. Job Purpose: Quality Technician evaluates and reports product conformance relative to established quality standards to maintain a high degree of quality and productivity. Essential Job Functions: Maintains a high awareness of personal safety at all times, keeping work in a neat and orderly manner, Verify that product features match requirements defined on work order, drawings and/or work instructions, Visually inspect product to ensure manufacturing standards are met, Functionally test product to ensure proper operation, Ensure appropriate safety, regulatory and other labels are applied and straight, Complete inspection record for each product inspected, document, and communicate findings to appropriate personnel, Using applicable inspection procedures, inspects internal/external product for conformance to Engineering drawings and specifications, Reads and interprets drawings and specifications to ensure product quality, Understands various production processes to ensure highest degree product quality, Ensure inspection equipment is calibrated and repaired as necessary, Maintains records of data pertaining to quality defect causes and solutions to be used in the resolution of future production problems, Investigates sources and causes of inferior materials and products, both finished and in-process, and discuss with appropriate managers, Inspects fixtures from Tool Room for quality and reliability, Conducts and reports on incoming, in process, and final audits, Troubleshoots and determines root cause for non-conforming product, Notifies lead person or supervisor of any problems with procedures or equipment to maintain the highest degree of quality, inventory accuracy and productivity, Assist in SPC (Statistical Process Control) projects Assist in developing and implementing quality programs and procedures, Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications and Skills Needed: Required High School Diploma or equivalent 1-2 years of directly related experience Strong verbal and written communication Basic understanding of engineering drawings and specifications Knowledge of basic measuring instruments Detail oriented Ability to lift and/or move up to 49 pounds Preferred Associate degree or CQT (Certified Quality Technician) or equivalent experience Coordinate measuring machine Familiar with Microsoft Office Experience in an ISO 9000 environment Quality Assurance experience in a weld/metal fabrication environment Working Conditions: Will be working primarily on production floor in a hands-on environment. Work area can be excessively noisy. Equipment Used: Coordinate measuring machine, precision measuring equipment, general inspection measuring tools, standard hand tools. Want to take the next step in your career? Life Fitness takes pride in our talented employees and believe in providing opportunities for further growth and advancement. We encourage you to test your strengths, push your limits and unleash your potenti