The Certified Floor Auditor (CFA) Level III is responsible for performing and documenting systematic quality checks through the use of measurements and visual verification in order to ensure the quality and accuracy of the production process and parts. Any findings inconsistent with the quality standards set forth by the customer and management will be reported by the CFA level III to the appropriate production personnel in order to ensure that appropriate corrections are made. This position will work collaboratively with members of the production and quality teams to identify and initiate corrective actions and continuous improvement opportunities.

Department: Quality Assurance

Reports to: QA Supervisor

Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt


% Time Level IIIEssential/ Non-Essential
Level III
1. Responsible for accuracy, visual and dimensional inspections, problem identification and resolution associated with start-up and in-process inspections.40E
2. Must identify, isolate and report non-conforming or suspect product and actively participate in the resolution process.20E
3. Utilize tools and computers to safely, accurately and efficiently complete assigned work including start-ups, in-processes, TMPs, trials, red tags, warnings and material traceability.15E
4. Complete required documentation accurately and verify that all applicable procedures are adhered to in order to ensure that quality products are shipped to the customer.15E
5. Communicate regularly with appropriate parties including: other level IIIs, Plant Managers, Leads, Scales, Set Up/Materials, Process Techs, etc. to ensure efficient flow of corrective action process.10N

The above statements are intended to describe the principal functions of the position. They are not intended to encompass all duties. There may be additional duties assigned by your supervisor based on business needs.



  1. A High School Diploma, GED and/or a minimum of 4 years manufacturing experience.
  2. Successful completion of the CFA Level I training program including successfully completing the CFA Level I exam, with a minimum of 1 year of CFA experience.
  3. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  4. Possess and attention for detail with a high degree of accuracy.  
  5. Basic computer experience/proficiency.
  6. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blue prints, operating and maintenance instructions, and SOPs.
  7. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  8. Must apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  9. Ability to multitask and problem solve involving several variables in working situations.


  1. 6 months IQMS experience.
  2. Previous experience or relevant course work in Quality Control.


Individuals should posses the following competencies to perform the job successfully.

  1. Communicates effectively in oral and written communications. Translates technical and/or procedural requirements into information that CFA Level Is and operators will understand.
  2. Engages and inspires others by building effective relationships within their cell while expressing confidence and trust in others abilities to do their jobs. Exercises appropriate authority and accepts responsibility for meeting production requirements.
  3. Implements and manages change by clarifying new processes and continuously providing communication to support change. Recognizes areas for improvement and takes actions to implement those improvements. Attention to detail with thoroughness in accomplishing tasks. Monitors and checks work, plans and organizes time and resources efficiently.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee is frequently exposed to:

  • Heavy vibration on a frequent basis (up to half your day).
  • Proximity to moving mechanical parts on a frequent basis (up to half your day).
  • Noise level intensity of moderate (manufacturing floor).
  • May be required to work in a controlled environment requiring special garb (ex. coat, hair net, facial guard), gloves and prohibiting specific items on an occasional basis (up to 1/3 of your day).

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position to the extent the accommodation(s) can be made without imposing an undue hardship on Tessy.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Have the ability to lift, lower and carry 1-25 lbs. on a frequent basis (up to half your day).
  • Be able to seize, hold, pinch and grasp items typical of this job with good dexterity with both hands, such as tweezers, nippers and small cutting tools.
  • Have good eye-hand coordination.
  • Be able to crawl, crouch, stoop, kneel and bend forward/sideways without aids/assistive devices on a frequent basis (up to half your day).
  • Be able to push, pull and reach with light to moderate force on an occasional basis (up to 1/3 of your day).
  • Have the ability to work in a standing position on a frequent basis (up to half your day). However, the duration may be up to the scheduled work hours. Sitting may be required on an occasional basis.
  • Have specific vision abilities required by this job. They include color and shading discrimination, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Must possess sight and hearing senses or by the use of prosthetics that enable these senses to function adequately.
  • Be able to adhere to all safety procedures and practices.
  • Be able to adhere to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) to efficiently complete assigned work while utilizing tools, computers, and safety devices.

Based on weight and the frequency of material handling and required non-handling activities, the typical day-to-day job demands of a CFA Level III carry the physical demand rating classification of Medium. This rating is set forth by The United States Department of Labor. *Please Note: Physical demands vary by job title, plant location, and product design.