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Pre-Delivery Quality Inspection Technician

Posted: 01/07/2021


Position Summary:
The role of the Pre-Delivery Quality Inspection Technician primary function is to conduct final inspections of finished products to ensure they meet quality standards. If/when quality issues are found the Pre-Delivery Quality Inspection Technician will inform the responsible manager and work with operators to correct the manufacturing process.
Principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Inspects completed product to sales order accuracy.
  • Inspects trailers for any assembly damage.
  • Inspects trailers for loose or misaligned items such as decals, doors, and hardware.
  • Performs repairs and replaces defective items with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with LDJ standards.  Responsible for meeting the company standard of quality.
  • Inspects surfaces to detect minor chips and scratches in paint. Touches up imperfections using brush applicator and factory-supplied matching paint or rejects product.
  • Function testing custom product-Flow/Performance/Leak testing of products, as needed.
  • Maintains and is accountable for all LDJ tools and manuals used in the process.
  • Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.
  • Reports any safety issues immediately to manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Ideal Candidate will possess the following skill/qualities:
  • Analytical skills – will gather and interpret data, have to be able to spot trends and notice outliers. 
  • Organizational skills – needed to keep track of testing, results, documentation, and recommendations.  Must be able to maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Excellent written communication – concise and accurate written documentation is essential. Also required to review internal and external guidance, and potentially write company SOPs.  Must have a process mindset.
  • Interpersonal skills – involved in training production staff on quality systems, also working closely with production staff to find and adjust errors in the processes.  The ability to work independently and efficiently is required.
  • Keen attention to detail – must be able to spot when processes don’t comply with guidance and provide alternative suggestions. Must be able to read and interpret the details of external guidance and industry regulations.
  • Critical/logical thinking – must identify problems but also be able to help provide novel solutions to ensure efficiency and quality of the manufacturing.
Education & Experience:
  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • General mechanical skills required.
  • Must be proficient in pneumatics, 12V wiring systems and small engines.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain and teach methodologies.
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods and procedures.
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office.
  • Full-time hourly position
  • PTO
  • Health insurance
  • Flex spending plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental insurance
  • Simple IRA retirement plan
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life insurance