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Quality Assurance Tech I

Moses Lake, WA, US

Job ID: 28623 

Location: US-WA Moses Lake HR 

Department:  Operations 





Terex is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. Terex delivers lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining.  Terex reports in three business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; Cranes; and Materials Processing. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. For more information about Terex, its products and services, visit www.terex.com and/or www.facebook.com/TerexCorporation.


Genie Industries/Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation, is headquartered in Redmond, WA with branch offices worldwide; we manufacture material lifts, aerial work platforms, trailer-mounted booms and light towers, telehandlers, scissor lifts and self-propelled telescopic and articulating booms.  We are a company with a strong safety first mentality, team based culture, respect for the individual and high integrity. 

Genie sets the standard by which other lifts are judged. Simply put, we build a better lift. Our innovative designs and reliable products have made Genie a world leader in the production of material lifts, portable aerial work platforms, scissor lifts, and self-propelled telescopic and articulated booms. The right time is now to come join us as we grow and expand to meet our customers' needs.




  • Inspects and tests prototype, supplier, and production parts and completed products for compliance with specifications and standards
  • Conducts inspection and reporting of non-compliance at all stages of production including, but not limited to prototype, pre-production, all assembly stages, and completed units
  • Interprets engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, and formulas to determine quality and reliability standards
  • Selects parts, components and products for inspection and testing 
  • Inspects and tests components, parts, and assembled products for workmanship, compliance with specifications and regulatory standards.  Employs techniques such as electronic and conventional measurement, observation, functional tests, and destructive tests
  • Conducts non-destructive tests of welding and fastened joints
  • Confers with Design Engineers and Manufacturing to identify, diagnose, and resolve non-conforming quality problems including those associated with parts, components, or the manufacturing process
  • Contacts parts suppliers (internal and external) to resolve quality matters
  • Records results of individual observations at all stages of production using printed graphic and written forms, electronic data gathering equipment, and computerized data entry.  May prepare charts and graphs of data for analysis
  • May specialize in incoming materials, design, process control, research and development, product overall reliability, warranty, or other phase of production where quality reviews are involved
  • Works with customers and suppliers to resolve warranty issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position




Knowledge and Skills


  • Knowledge required may vary based on the specific requirements of different operating units
  • In general, the position requires an in-depth knowledge of Genie products and components including electronics, electrical circuits, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, power transmission, and structural members
  • Requires an in depth understanding of Genie production processes
  • Requires sufficient math skills to read and record detailed measurement
  • Requires well-developed problem-solving skills to identify and remedy problems non-conforming quality related to materials, parts, or production
  • Requires working knowledge of inspecting and testing procedures
  • Requires sufficient human relations skills to discuss quality issues and resolve conflict




  • Requires the ability to carry out all aspects of the position
  • Requires the ability to translate engineering instructions and blueprints into assembly and parts quality and reliability standards
  • Ability to inspect and test electrical-mechanical parts and equipment
  • Capability to enter quality and reliability data onto a personal computer using a keyboard
  • Ability to learn and convey the principles of lean manufacturing


Working Conditions


  • Typically works in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Requires moving equipment and/or materials weighing up to 40 pounds. 
  • Requires ambulatory ability to walk, stand, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time.  Requires sufficient hand-arm-eye coordination to guide and place objects. 


Education and Experience


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years of experience in automotive or equivalent assembly and production line setup preferred
  • Additional experience in quality assurance or process control can substitute for higher education


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Hiring Manager: Jacob G Visker 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle