Data Recognition Corporation

Quality Specialist

Maple Grove, MN
Dec 02, 2021
Jan 01, 2022
Data Recognition Corporation
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Req #220

Monday, August 9, 2021 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.  


This role will focus on supporting and improving the quality processes of Document Services as well as select DRC business units and enterprise quality initiatives.  Performing quality control activities will also be a large part of this role.  The goal of the Quality Specialist is to assist in the establishment of systems, procedures, and processes which are designed to build quality into our products by continual improvement.  The will also be a resource for implementing and developing quality assurance processes and addressing issues related to quality performance and compliance.


Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and performs Quality Control activities for Document Services
  • Partner with DRC Corporate Quality representatives to insure accuracy and alignment of enterprise quality system documentation.
  • Support or lead remedial, preventive and/or corrective action projects sanctioned at the local, divisional, or enterprise level.
  • Assist in carrying out the DRC Quality Internal Audit process
  • Support compliance to customer requirements and other external standards (such as ISO 9001).
  • Develop and monitor quality check processes    
  • Maintain the Document Services data collection and quality reporting processes.
  • Provide leadership for external and internal product inspection – participate in training and providing direction to temporary employees for quality control routines during the busy seasons.
  • Assist in the Quality training of regular fulltime personnel.
  • Provide management with measurement and continual improvement tools
  • Provide other departments with process assistance, training, education
  • Supplier and Process Improvement initiatives (i.e: 5S, Lean Manufacturing & Statistical Process Control techniques) 

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 4-year degree preferred along with 5 years related work experience or equivalent work experience of at least 10 years
  • Experience with ISO 9001 processes to include ISO 9001 Internal auditor certification
  • Experience in manufacturing processes, preferably in the printing industry
  • Experience with PC and corresponding Document Services software packages
  • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Must be organized and have the ability to focus on intricate details
  • Must have the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
  • Must have the ability to work independently and demonstrate personal initiative
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing techniques is preferred. 

    Reporting to this position:  No direct reports


    Essential Job Requirements:

  • Report to work promptly when scheduled
  • Be able to work under supervision and accept feedback 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups
  • Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load
  • Set and meet deadlines
  • Manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Other duties as needed

    Physical Requirements: This job requires the ability to hear clearly at conversation levels, the ability to and have clear close, peripheral and distance vision. The essential duties must be performed satisfactorily in order for an individual to successfully fulfill the requirements of this position.

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for up to 8 hour periods of time
  • Ability to look at a computer monitor, utilize a keyboard and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds as necessary

    DRC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.


    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.    Other details Job Family Administration Pay Type Hourly Apply Now

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