Wesco Aircraft is the world s leading distributor and provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, based on annual sales. Our services range from traditional distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality assurance, kitting, just-in-time delivery and point-of-use inventory management. We offer one of the world s broadest portfolios of aerospace products, including C-class hardware, chemical and electrical and comprised of more than 550,000 active stock-keeping units. Wesco Aircraft has more than 2,700 employees across 57 locations globally with net sales of $1.5 billion in 2016. SUMMARY: The QA Technician is responsible for Quality Assurance activities associated with receiving inspection, labeling, storing, and shipping chemicals at the distribution centers. This position is required to ensure all product arrives with required documentation, including: test reports, process and raw material certifications, etc. in order to ensure compliance with customer specific requirements and traceability,thereby avoiding non-conformance to the end user. Additionally, the QA Technician is responsible for inspecting and verifying that the quality assurance documents received are applicable, complete and accurate in relation to the product received, in accordance with department work instructions. If there are any conformance issues in paperwork received the Technician will be responsible for trouble shooting the situation in order to communicate appropriately to internal and external customers, and suppliers, and as seek a resolution for the appropriate required documentation. RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform quality assurance review through verifying the received materials and required certification package (i.e., Test Reports, Raw Materials Reports, Manufacturers Certification of Conformance, Process Certifications, Shelf Life, Storage Requirements, and evidence of part numbers and lot numbers) for part traceability and document accuracy in compliance with customer/product requirements Utilize inventory management and client quality systems/portals as an active company quality representative notating material information and/or discrepancies; document and segregate/placards as required Review and assign shelf life and storage conditions in the inventory management system based on product and customer specifications Release conforming material consistently (with the following information: lot/batch, expiration date, bin location, placards, and labels) for warehouse processing (stock put away, picking, shipping, etc.) Perform root cause analysis and communication actively with the procurement team and suppliers/vendors to resolve discrepancies for non-conforming materials as required Observe temperature recording devices on storage units, (i.e. freezers) and perform required actions and release appropriate communications when outliers/failures occur Provide backup support for processing hazardous materials through the shipping process including, but not limited to printing requires hazardous material certifications, labels, and transportation paperwork Ensure that all required reports and paperwork are submitted correctly and in a timely manner to support both internal and external customers for review and processing (for example, Expiring Materials Report, Sampling/Testing Reports) Process and coordinate sampling with external customers and certified labs as required Assist in training other team members to ensure integrity and quality of materials is maintained throughout supply chain as required Skills: Familiarity with quality management systems such as ISO 9001, AS 9120 preferred Demonstrated ability to accurately and efficiently perform root cause analysis and conduct thorough research Demonstrated skills in utilizing inventory management systems for data entry, audit, and research is required Proven ability