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Quality Control Specialist

Computer and Mathematical



Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States

Internal Description

Description - Internal

The Quality Control Specialist will work with the management team to help ensure internal and external quality standards are met. The Quality Analyst will analyze information and provide feedback to respective management so that skill gaps can be recognized and corrected. This role ensures quality standards are met by driving quality improvement initiatives.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Ensure operating and quality control procedures are in place and in use.
  • Perform quality control checks on customer orders according to their specifications.
  • Inspect devices for physical damage and software integrity.
  • Support quality management systems within the configuration center.
  • Support the resolution of internal quality control investigations.
  • Help department to coordinate training for quality control procedure changes or new system implementation.
  • Contribute to department’s procedure documentation. Proactively shares best practices and resources with coworkers.
  • Cross-train on existing processes.


  • Complete projects and tasks assigned by management
  • It may be necessary on occasion for this individual to work beyond their regularly scheduled shift
  • Overtime is to be expected and in some cases may be required
  • Demonstrate ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of force rarely (0-12%% of the workday). The team lift system must be utilized for loads weighing more than 50 pounds.
  • Demonstrate ability to push and pull up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (0-33% of the workday), and 51-75 pounds rarely (0-12% of the workday).
  • Demonstrate ability to perform eight or more hours of standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping and carrying products in combination at any given time.
  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment which includes changes in temperature as weather fluctuates, noise from conveyors and forklifts.
  • Partner with external vendors or contractors to either build or tailor vendor materials to meet CDW-specific needs when necessary.
  • Collaborate cross departmentally to share best practices & support key departmental initiatives. Serve as the subject matter expert to the sales environment.

Qualifications - Internal

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • A+ Certification or equivalent experience with the ability to demonstrate knowledge.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Ability to assemble and disassemble computer equipment, mechanically inclined
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask effectively
  • Analytical skills and the ability to solve problems
  • Ability to effectively communicate with coworkers at all levels of the organization as well as external parties

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical certifications
  • Prior experience in quality management or quality control methods

Required Qualifications for Internal Applicants only:

  • Basic knowledge of CDW’s internal systems
  • Knowledge of computer components and configuration of various types of computers, as demonstrated by previous experience building and installing computers

COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation. Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.