Quality Assurance Technician – 1st Shift

Madison WI Stoughton Trailers, LLC

Job Purpose

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for inspecting incoming products and component parts for quality standard compliance. The Quality Assurance Technician will carry out dimensional assessments of product to confirm that dimensions meet blueprint specifications, as well as audits, inspects, and monitors assemblies and production parts as needed. The Quality Technician will support all Quality Assurance Initiatives including First Article Inspection (FAI), Supplier PPAP, and Receiving Inspection.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for adherence to the Cardinal Rules of Safety
  • Responsible for performing inspections on products including manufactured and purchased components
  • Collecting and recording data using Programmable Measuring Systems
  • Perform analytical testing within the Quality Inspection Area
  • Assist with administrative duties within the Quality Inspection Area
  • Maintain calibration and training plans for hardware and software within the Quality Inspection Area
  • Ability to develop relationships in a highly matrixed organization, and drive teamwork cross-functionally
  • Working with minimal direction
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, quality inspection plans, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in a safe, efficient, timely, accurate and highly productive manner according to company policy
  • Assist with training needs of inspectors and provide support as necessary
  • Attend scheduled work hours on a regular and timely basis.
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Follow company policies and procedures
  • Other tasks as assigned

Above is a list of the most important responsibilities and functions, which are essential to the position.  Employees must be able to perform these essential functions satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.  Accommodations will be evaluated and provided to eligible employees on a case-by-case basis, depending on the employee's medical restrictions, work availability, the nature of the position, the position's essential functions and other relevant factors.



  • Education
  • High School diploma or equivalent, based on education and work experience
  • Licenses/Certifications:
    • ISO 9001 or IATF Internal Auditor certification preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
    • Three years’ experience in a quality manufacturing role preferably with an active certified quality system (ISO, AS, etc.).
    • Experience in inspection theories
    • Familiar with Trumpf Laser and Bend Machines preferred
    • Romer Arm Experience
    • Statistical Process Control Experience preferred
    • ASQE Green Belt Certification preferred (DMAIC and DMADV knowledge and application)
    • Quality experience with weld and sheet metal inspection
    • Experience in measurement usage
    • Experience with CAD software, SolidWorks experience preferred
    • Experience with GD&T
    • Inspection experience using blueprints (interpretation, etc.)
  • Proficient in the use of computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and windows-based programs
  • Effective oral and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to read and understand 2D drawings
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with people at all levels in numerous functions.
  • Must be able to maintain a high activity level and be able to effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects and responsibilities independently
  • Dependable accuracy, organization, and efficiency in work



  • Orientation


Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Reaching, pushing, pulling
  • Arm, wrist, hand, finger movement
  • Bending and twisting neck and trunk
  • Ability to verbally communicate
  • Hearing requirements include the ability to hear all verbal communications
  • Ability to lift and move items frequently, occasionally up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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