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Quality Engineering Tech I

North Bend, WA, US

Genie Industries/Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation, is headquartered in North Bend, 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.  This position is located in Redmond, WA.

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
  • Uses a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) and calipers, height gages and other precision measuring devices to perform inspections
  • 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


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 2 years of college level coursework in manufacturing or engineering technology
  • 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
  • At least 6 months experience using height gages, calipers and other precision measuring devices or CMM (coordinate measuring machine)


Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge required may vary based on the specific requirements of different operating unit
  • 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.  ​​​​​​​


Location: US-WA North Bend-B30 HR 

Department: Operations 

Job ID: 34103 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $3.1 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world, and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector – come join us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue