General Description:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  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

Education/Certification Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Associate degree preferred or work related experience.

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

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

Interested candidates should apply online to submit a resume in complete confidence.

Human Resources
PO Box 7140
Quincy, IL 62305


Career Application

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