Quality Support Technician 3rd shift

Quality Assurance Turners Falls, Massachusetts


Position at Judd Wire, Inc.

Quality Support Technician 3rd Shift

Judd Wire Inc., a Sumitomo Electric Group company, is looking for a Quality Support Technician in our Turners Falls, MA office. This person will be responsible for performing a wide range of inspection and quality functions, test and evaluation procedures on receipt of raw materials, in-process and final products to ensure that products meet customer, company, federal and the several special specification requirements for Judd products.

Minimum Hourly Rate: $21.35, plus $3 shift differential

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform a wide range of various inspections and quality functions pertaining to the products and materials passing through in-process inspection. Testing, analysis and data entry are to ensure that products meet customer, company, federal and the several special specification requirements for various Judd products.
  • Work from the many work directives and instructions which include: SOP’s, shop packets, computer databases, ISO, QS, ASTM, Military, Customer, UL/CSA and Federal specifications.
  • Use a variety of laboratory equipment and procedures to evaluate and determine various electrical, dimensional and functional qualities and capabilities. Equipment used includes but is not limited to; micrometers, bridges, meters, dielectric and high voltage testers, scrape abrasion, durability testers, Kocour, Instron, flame, oven, cold box, solderability, solder iron, and any other related applicable apparatus. Some testing is also performed using specified chemicals.
  • Responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely documentation of data and test results.  Test results are to be properly calculated, assessed, evaluated and recorded in the required data medium.
  • Must have the ability to make prudent decisions and offer solutions to resolve problems. This is to be done in a timely, well researched manner and to reflect awareness of impact to the product and the organization.
  • Support and promote a positive, productive and professional work environment. Cooperate with and support external auditors, customers and supplier representatives and other departments within Judd Wire. Be able to coach associates with quality/product supporting information.
  • The ability to effectively converse and listen to others concerning company matters. The use of proper written and grammatical skills and the meaningful application of computer technology (email, internet, etc.)
  • Detect and report defective materials, malfunctioning equipment, and unusual conditions/trends to Supervisor. Observe all safety rules and regulations. Maintain equipment and work areas in clean/ orderly condition.
  • Perform other similar or related duties as assigned or instructed by Supervisor, including cross training in all areas of QA.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Training in the quality field (preferred, not required)
  • Very accurate and show strong initiative
  • Basic math skills, computer skills, BPCS, spreadsheets, word processing and the ability to use various types of adjustable measuring tools
  • Ability to maintain constant mental and visual attention/alertness to diverse testing procedures and other activities
  • Working conditions will expose employee to chemicals, dust, fumes, and low and high temperature testing



  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Life, AD&D and Disability
  • PTO and Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Overtime after 8 hours/day or more than 40 hours per week.


About Judd Wire, Inc.

Judd Wire, a Sumitomo Electric Group Company, is a high technology wire company, specializing in the use of electron beam crosslinked thermosets for wire insulation. By applying irradiation crosslinking technology to insulating materials, Judd Wire meets the needs of the wire and cable industry for economical, high-performance products. Judd Wire manufactures electronic wire and cable in over 100 styles recognized by Underwriters Laboratory, Canadian Standards and/or Military Specifications.

Judd Wire's two U.S. based factories are part of the Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI), the largest manufacturer of wire and cable in Japan that provides Judd Wire with access to their extensive network of research and product development facilities.

To learn more about us, please visit https://www.juddwire.com/


About Sumitomo Electric Group

Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables.  With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials.  We are a Fortune global 500 company. 

To learn more about Sumitomo Electric Group, please visit http://global-sei.com


See what Judd Wire is all about at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92G-YuyU_FI