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Quality Engineer Needed – Cranbury, NJ

About Pro QC International:

Pro QC International has over 30 years of experience providing quality control and engineering solutions in over 38 countries. Whether we’re testing products, auditing suppliers, inspecting shipments or managing rework/sort projects, our skilled team of QA professionals represents the quality interests of our clients at factories worldwide.

QC Engineer Primary Responsibilities:

• Conducts quality control/mechanical inspections of in-process and pre-shipment products at local facilities. 
• Inspection duties include, but are not limited to: visual (workmanship) evaluation, functional testing as applicable (measurements, assembly, etc.), packaging & labeling verification, etc. 
• Provides timely, detailed reports and photographic evidence of product, packaging, labeling, defects noted, etc.

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Section Meeting: Tour of Boyce Technologies – A Revolutionary Engineering and Manufacturing Facility

Boyce Technologies specializes in designing and manufacturing equipment for the mass transit market including emergency response systems, intercom systems, security alarm systems, radio and wireless networks, and customer information display systems. 

Founded in 2007, the company has grown from one employee, the owner Charles Boyce, to over 100.  In early 2018, the company moved into its present 100,000 square-foot headquarters in Long Island City.  One of their most well-known products is the Help Point Unit, found throughout New York City’s subway system. The kiosks, widely-recognized by their blue light and two-button system, use a digital voice over IP system to provide information, security and safety communications to thousands of commuters and visitors each day.  Recently, BTI has been engaged by the new company Charge to design and manufacture the proprietary docking stations for electric charging, storage and service stations of e-scooters and e-bikes.

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NY/NY METROPOLITAN Section receives Bronze PAR award from ASQ

We are pleased to announce that the NY/NJ Metropolitan Section Committee has received the Bronze award recognition for 2018.

The 2018 section Performance Awards & Recognition (PAR) results were recently announced by the ASQ’s Performance Awards & Recognition (PAR) committee. Where the section was recognized for achieving the bronze award recognition. This level was achieved by meeting the good standing requirements as well as meeting or exceeding the Member Value Metric.

Congratulations to everyone who supports the NY/NJ Metropolitan Section ans especially our volunteer committee members for your achievements. We are proud of your service to ASQ and continue to look forward to what is ahead for the section.

2018 ASQ PAR Awardees (PDF)

Job opening – Master Black belt

Position Description: 
The Master Black Belt (MBB) is responsible to lead the Continuous Improvement Program at Marotta Controls. The individual must have an accredited and/or recognized MBB Certification for Lean Six Sigma. This individual will train a small core of employees as Green Belts/Black Belts to help support the MBB with improvement projects. The MBB will work with various teams to plan and schedule projects to address cost and schedule drivers on programs with the goal of driving Realized Cost and Schedule Savings as part of a formalized Opportunity Management Program. This would include working events throughout the Supply Chain from our Suppliers to our Customers. The MBB must be a self-motivated individual who possesses the ability to analyze, organize, plan and prioritize assignments/tasks to achieve positive results. This position requires effective interaction with a broad spectrum of people to successfully support operations, customer requirements and the corporate strategic vision.

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Section Meeting: How is data analytics transforming the audit function?

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Priya Gopinath

Technology adoption and advancements in business operations and increasing use of data analytics/ visualization are paving the way for audit functions to re-imagine the way in which audits are planned and executed. A transformed audit model includes analytics beyond sample-based testing to include full population analyses of audit-relevant data. Analytics enables greater assurance in identifying and sizing business risks, provides necessary audit evidence and enables auditors to offer deeper, relevant and actionable insights to business stakeholders. How are audit departments leveraging analytics? Are audit departments rating analytics as valuable in achieving their objectives? What analytics tools are most commonly used? What skills should auditors of the future consider adopting to grow and align with such a transforming model? Join us to discuss these and share your perspective or approach on this important topic at this section meeting.

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