Quality Auditor/Programmer

Operations Suwanee, Georgia


The programmer will ensure that all controllers/units are programmed accurately and that the line is always serviced efficiently.


  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.
  • Conduct inspection of in process productions and final assembly inspection of refrigeration units and all manufactured products prior to shipping.
  • Calibrate tools and equipment, according to plant standards.
  • Inspect supplier and manufactured parts and verify conformance.
  • Conduct and participate in required training.
  • Assist in distributing and informing the line, leads and supervisors of quality alerts.
  • Participate on PFMEA and Control Plan teams.
  • Assist in defect tracking.
  • Assist with VOC. audits and inspect current production for items found.
  • Assist in identifying, segregating and disposition of non-conforming material.
  • Assist in developing new processes and procedures to improve quality and productivity during the manufacturing processes.
  • Ensures that the quality of each controller/program is verified prior to leaving the programming area.
  • Receive work assignments through oral and/or written instructions from supervisor or appropriate source.
  • Provide guidance and leadership and serve as a source of technical knowledge.
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of electrical functions of all units to provide other departments effective guidance on rework, repairs or changes that are required.
  • Technical knowledge of all controller systems, not limited to (CPC/Emerson, Novar, Eli Well, Danfoss, etc.)
  • Technical knowledge on programming units across all production lines.
  • Coaches and train testers on troubleshooting methods and proper testing methods on lines as necessary
  • Coaches and trains employees for cross training purposes.
  • Must be able to communicate with engineering effectively on design questions, changes and plans for improvement.
  • Effectively communicate any needs/requirements of the programmers to the QE.
  • Communicate any delays, issues to the QE.
  • Verify all paperwork is accurately completed, report any scheduling or supply chain opportunities as found.
  • Maintain/oversee work area and cleaning to assure compliance with 5S/lean manufacturing system.
  • Computer skills, including Baan, Intelex, Infinity QS, Lotus Notes, Word, and Excel preferred.
  • Answer questions from field services or sales/engineering personnel to satisfy customer needs.
  • Support Lean Initiatives through 5S, 4I, LDMS, ACP’s, RAT’s, etc.
  • Review field/site reports related to programming or controllers and work with the QE to identify Root Cause and corrective actions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. (Including support to manufacturing/testing if needed).


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Good oral and written communication skills are required, and must be able to read, write & speak English.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to interface across all departments (i.e., Engineering, Manufacturing, Suppliers, etc.)
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Handle multiple tasks and prioritize work.
  • Read tape measure and have basic mathematical skills.
  • Read and interpret drawings/blueprints.
  • Must have knowledge of the required processes and procedures within department.
  • Must be flexible and available to work overtime as required by production.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of mechanical and electrical concepts as they apply to the Hussmann Suwanee Facility and understanding of the product lines is a plus.
  • Basic computer skills required including Baan, Word and Excel.
  • Must have at least three years of experience
  • Must be able to operate a forklift, utility cart and motorized pallet jack, however, it may not be a requirement in all departments.