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  • Office Assistant

    Job Locations US-CT-Manchester
    Internal Title
    Contract Review Specialist
    Requisition ID
    2019-2686
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Customer Service/Support
  • Company Bio

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    X-Ray Industries, an Applus+ company, is a well-established non-destructive testing service provider in the Aerospace industry. With over 75 years of experience, X-Ray Industries is the oldest, most-established NDT provider, offering a broad range of testing and inspection capabilities.

    Position Purpose

    • As a Contract Review Specialist, the applicant shall have the skills and knowledge to communicate the work to the customer in accordance with procedures approved by the responsible Level 3 with respect to applicable codes, specifications, and standards. The Specialist shall be thoroughly familiar with the scope and limitations of the test method and shall exercise assigned responsibility for on-the-job (OJT). 

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Review requirements pertaining to purchase orders, specifications, revisions, pricing and lab card entry.
    • Ensures customer is in good payment standing prior to work being performed. 
    • Creates job package prior to work being released to NDT department.
    • Work directly with customers on purchase order revision for proper documentation
    • Work directly with quality manager on report data related to metrics and balanced scorecard.
    • Responsible to investigate or communicate any necessary preparation of parts before or after inspection in accordance with approved work instructions. 
    • Receive guidance or supervision from a certified level 1, 2 or 3 in that method when necessary. 
    • When specified in the written practice and approved by the Responsible Level 3, communicate to the customer the interpretations and evaluations of specific product(s) or product form(s) for acceptance or rejection in accordance with the approved work instructions. 
    • Contact customers and educating them of the NDT process as needed.
    • Answering phones when needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Ability to utilize mathematical formulas.
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Ability to follow safety regulations. 
    • Have the ability to communicate work instructions to the customer. 
    • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Ability to read and understand technical documents relating to the applicable method.
    • High level of interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.
    • Assist in the maintaining of the KAIZEN 6S discipline.
    • Ability and willingness to understand all NDT methods.
    • Ability to work effectively with others and in a team environment. 
    • Create documentation and reports as needed to company expectations.
    • Must have analytical capabilities for customer needs assessment and solutions identification.
    • Complete understanding of non-destructive testing processes. 
    • Ability to build and maintain professional customer relationsips.  
    • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of X-Ray Industries. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
    • Possess excellent communication skills to convey information to customers and colleagues effectively. 
    • Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant information with others.
    • Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
    • Knowledge of MS Office 2000 (Word, Excel). MAS200, XRI APPS, Excellent phone etiquette..  
    • Customer service driven, teamwork and detail orientated, professional, upbeat, energetic, takes initiative, dependable, takes pride in work. 

     

    Education and Work Experience

    • Associates Degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school preferred with three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

     

    • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Physical Activities and Requirements

    • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
    • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
    • The ability to bend stretches, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
    • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
    • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
    • The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
    • The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
    • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
    • The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
    • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine/equipment or a vehicle to exact positions.
    • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
    • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
    • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
    • The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
    • The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
    • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
    • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
    • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
    • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
    • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
    • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
    • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.

     

    Working Conditions

    • The physical environment requires the employee to work inside an office environment, protected from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a busy office and shop environment.  
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
    • May be requested to work overtime and weekends occasionally.

     

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