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Quality Control Technician

Req ID:  5156
Remote Opportunities:  Onsite

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (“ABL”) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (“ISG”), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications.

Job Summary

  1. Review newly received product for specific quality points
  2. Ability to use calipers and other measuring devises
  3. Effectively communicate with department representatives
  4. Daily maintenance and reporting of quality control status
  5. Follow the instructions and quality/safety guidelines
  6. Present a sense of urgency regarding task completion
  7. Attention to detail when completing the required work efforts
  8. Work with others in a team environment
  9. Have a positive attitude and be self-motivated

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  1. Ability to learn and work with specific guidelines for specific tasks
  2. Ability to lift to 30 pounds
  3. Excellent organizational skills
  4. Strong attention to detail
  5. Strong work ethic and sense of urgency
  6. Good communication skills
  7. Ability to prioritize
  8. Fast and self-initiating learning
  9. Able to perform Basic Mathematics

Education (minimum education required)

H.S. Diploma Equivalency/ GED

Experience (minimum experience required)

  1. Bi-Lingual: English / Spanish
  2. Experience of the forklift operation (Sit-down/Reach Lift/Order Picker)
  3. You should be flexible to work overtime as needed
  4. Able to read and understand English
  5. Secondary education or equivalent is required

Performance factors:

  1. Assistance and reliability: The employee may rely on reporting to work at the scheduled time and is rarely absent from work. The employee may need to complete the work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner and is aware of assignments.
  2. Communication and contact: The employee will communicate effectively with management members, the leader, and the team.
  3. Relationships with others: The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.
  4. This job operates in a manufacturing environment and is exposed to dust, odors, and noise.  The employee is exposed to a variety of extreme conditions that can be found on the production floor. The noise level in the work environment can be strong.

Physical demands

This is an active role that requires constant movement as needed and needed. You should be able to lift 30 pounds continuously, walk, stand, and bend up to 10 hours routinely.  The ability to lift and twist from the waist while holding the production material from the floor or pallet to the table or machine continuously.

Preferred Experience (i.e. industry experience)

Position Type/Expected Working Hours

This is a full-time position, and the working hours and days are varied. Ability to work from Monday to Friday. (Saturdays as needed) Casual work at night and on the weekend may be necessary as work duties demand.

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work

Travel Requirements

  • 0%


EEO/AAE Statement

Alight, Acuity Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Other duties:

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete list of the activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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