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Quality Control Associate

Job ID: 17851
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Frederick, MD
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024

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Job Description

A Music & Arts Quality Control Associate is responsible for ensuring the highest standards of quality and functionality for all refurbished musical instruments produced at and for the Music & Arts Repair Shop. This individual will be tasked with inspecting and testing instruments to identify any defects or issues that may affect the sound or performance of the instrument.

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Inspecting all components of musical instruments, including strings, wood, and hardware to ensure they meet quality standards.
  2. Testing the functionality and sound quality of each instrument to identify any defects or inconsistencies.
  3. Making minor adjustments to instruments as necessary to improve sound quality and playability.
  4. Documenting all quality control finding and providing feedback to production teams for continuous improvement.
  5. Collaborating with other departments, such as Repair shop managers or direct managers to address any quality issues and implement solutions.
  6. Assisting with inventory management and organization of instruments in the warehouse.

About Music & Arts

Music & Arts embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to create lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion.

The first Music & Arts was located in a small house in Bethesda, MD and run by founder Benjamin O'Brien. When Music & Arts opened its doors in 1952, we offered printed music, music lessons, dance lessons, and art supplies. Ben decided shortly after opening his business that he wanted to focus on music to better serve his customers -- a decision that remains intact to this day.

Since the 1990's, Music & Arts has expanded nationwide through organic growth and a series of acquisitions and mergers with other music dealers. In 2005, Music & Arts joined forces with American Music to become the largest band and orchestra instrument retailer in the United States. Based in Frederick, MD, Music & Arts is now part of the Guitar Center enterprise and comprises 225+ retail stores, 200+ educational representatives, and 250+ affiliate locations.

To join our band, you'll need the following experience:

The ideal candidate for this role will have a strong background in music and a deep understanding of musical instruments and their components. Attention to detail, strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team are also essential qualities for the successful Quality Control associate.Entry level; zero years of relevant work experience needed.

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Music & Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job related requirements.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling 1818-735-8800 ext. 2862 or by sending an email to [email protected].

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