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Quality Tech I- Knapheide Truck Equipment Company, Louisville, KY

General Description:

This person will be responsible for evaluating the overall quality of the completed units produced at the facility.

Position Expectation Statements:

The primary objectives of this position will be to assure that the unit is produced as written in the customer order, and to assure that the end product meets all quality standards as defined through fit, form and function.

Unless the identified defects are minor, this person is not expected to complete repairs. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Inspect the unit to assure that the final product matches the customer order.
  2. Assure that the completed product meets Knapheide quality standard for form, fit and function of the completed units.
  3. Assist in the formal development of Knapheide quality standards.
  4. Work with the production team at Knapheide to assure that repairs are completed in a timely manner in order to maximize customer satisfaction.
  5. Assist in communicating quality issues throughout the organization in order to prevent further occurrences.
  6. Assist in the generation of countermeasures to resolve quality issues
  7. Complete minor defects.
  8. Immediate and efficient communication of all non-conformances to those who must complete any needed repairs.
  9. Proper planning of units through the inspection area
  10. Work safely in a production environment wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required.
  11. Regular and predictable attendance.
  12. Ability to interact with others.
  13. Positive attitude and willing to learn.

Preferred Experience and Training:

  1. Previous work in an assembly environment
  2. Strong mechanical background.
  3. Previous experience in the truck equipment industry or similar industry
  4. Personal computer skills / data collection skills
  5. Attention to detail in every aspect of the job
  6. Able to maintain a neat, clean and organized work area.

Equipment, Tools Used to Perform the Essential/Preferred Functions:

  1. Hand tools – pneumatic and battery operated
  2. Overhead Cranes

Physical Demands: 

  1. Normal standing, walking, bending and twisting as necessary to perform job duties.
  2. Use of hand tools
  3. Exposed to normal seasonal temperatures.
  4. Lifting/moving up to 75 pounds

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and standard hours of work Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. through 2:30 p.m.

Education Requirement:

High School or GED


We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package, that includes access to free medical care at The Knapheide Family Wellness Center as well as an opportunity to be part of a successful and growing organization.

Interested candidates may submit a resume in complete confidence to

Human Resources
PO Box 7140
Quincy, IL 62305

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability.