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1st Shift Quality Inspector

Poynette, Wisconsin
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Job Purpose Monitors the manufacturing quality of trailers, individual parts and sub-assemblies in compliance with applicable Company quality assurance standards, engineering drawings and other related specifications.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Operate all types of tools essential and necessary to the job, including but not limited to brake test machine, light tester, man lift, bumper jack, ABS tester, wrenches, tape measure. Work on the trailer assembly line and sub-assembly areas monitoring those items as designated by the Quality Assurance Manager. Verify conformance of each assigned item to company and/or customer drawings, standards and specifications. Record acceptance or rejection decision by identifying him/herself on the appropriate forms and ensure reasons for rejections are clearly defined. Assist in the initiation of corrective action by management in the event of sub-standard quality levels or failure to meet acceptance or reliability standards. Maintain communications with all assembly line managers, continuously informing these managers of all out-of-specification conditions, especially where noted on more than one unit. Maintain daily off the line reporting status of all units leaving sub-assembly and final assembly line. Submit continuous product quality appraisals to those individuals whose subordinates affect the physical outcome of the final unit. Perform all assigned tasks in a safe, efficient and highly productive manner according to company policy. Contribute to the team effort to produce a quality product. Attend scheduled work hours on a regular and timely basis. Maintain good attendance. Ability to work mandatory overtime.Follow company policies and procedures. Other duties may be assigned by the company.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent, based on education and work experience.


FHWA (Federal Highway Administration) test and re-certification test every two years is mandatory

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Basic knowledge of computers is required. Fluent in English, speaking and writing. Bi-lingual beneficial. Must possess good written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work well with manufacturing hourly employees and all levels of management personnel.

Core Competencies:

Detail-oriented: someone who pays attention to the details and can make a conscious effort to understand causes instead of just the effects, and that does this in a second nature type of way. Motivated: stimulate (someone's) interest in or enthusiasm for doing something. Organized: arranged in a systematic, orderly way


Orientation Company provided training may include but not limited to:

Utility/Golf Cart Aerial Lifts - Genie/Wave/Manlifts

Stoughton Trailers will provide training on trailer specifications, engineering drawings and quality assurance checking procedures. Stoughton Trailers will provide training to operate measuring and test equipment related to the job.

Above is a list of the most important responsibilities and functions, which are essential to the position.  Employees must be able to perform these essential functions satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.  Accommodations will be evaluated and provided to eligible employees on a case by case basis, depending on the employee's medical restrictions, work availability, the nature of the position, the position's essential functions and other relevant factors.

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  • Job Reference: 702757474-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Stoughton Trailers
  • Location: Poynette, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent