IQC Quality Technician
Brooklyn Park, MN 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description


Incoming Quality Technician is responsible for developing component inspection plans and CMM programs. Assist Engineering and quality departments in proper documentation of engineering drawings and in the measurement of complex parts & features.

Complete or support the completion of First Article / PPAP inspections and the documentation of results. Provide technical support and analysis on quality related issues to ensure timely resolution. Support the reporting and analysis of incoming and supplier quality performance measures. Work with Quality Inspection Specialist and Supplier Quality Engineer to develop, plan and implement prevention-based quality controls to facilitate continuous reduction of defects and variations. Support corrective action system to improve quality culture. Conduct audits to ensure continuous improvement and strengthen quality culture.


  • 25% - Perform inspection and testing activities of incoming and in-processparts, First Articles/PPAP for conformity to specifications, which require complex part-setup techniques, measurement of complex features and use of advanced measurement equipment such as dial indicators, Fluke Multimeter/ Hydr. Pressure & Flow test kit, Optical Comparator, Oscilloscope, CMM (FARO), etc.
  • 2% - Support the processing and management of non-conforming materials, including all related transactions, dispositions.
  • 5% - Documenting, maintaining accurate records of inspections, tests and other quality related activities in ERP (LN or SAP) and other locations.
  • 5% - Participating in inspection process improvement.
  • 10% - Problem-solving skills, including identifying and analyzing quality issues, root cause analyses (using 5Why or Ishikawa) and implementing corrective actions.
  • 5% - Support implementation of 6S work environment.
  • 15% - Support reporting & analysis of IQC data (Supplier DPPM, Cost of Quality) to identify performance drivers/trends and improvement needs.
  • 20% - Interpret Engineering drawings and develop inspection plans for components (incl., what to inspect, how to inspect, what equipment to use). Develop CMM programs, as required, to CAD data and/or print for component parts and assemblies.
  • 10% - Support completing calibration and maintenance of measurement & testing equipment.
  • 3% - Conduct internal audits of IQC processes or other area.



Technical degree or associates in related field, or ASQ Quality Technical certification (CQT).


  • ~3-5 years' experience gained in quality-related roles.
  • Knowledgeable in (QMS), such as ISO 9001, and the ability to apply quality standards and requirements in inspection activities.
  • Familiar with quality auditing principles
  • Basic ERP (SAP preferred) knowledge for nonconformance recording.
  • Proficient use of basic inspection tools including calipers, gages, pins,ultrasonic thickness tester,and v-blocks and Fluke Multimeter/ Hydr. Pressure & Flow test kit, Optical Comparator, Oscilloscope, CMM (FARO).
  • Ability to investigatedefect details, analyze root-cause and implement corrective-actions.
  • Advanced ability to interpret complex engineering drawings, including understanding of advanced GD&T principles and inspection of critical features.
  • Good capability in use of MS Office software, Excel. Word, PowerPoint.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.

Let's create a cleaner future together

Clean is changing.Today, cleaning is a key contributor to health and safety, and a new clean is emerging, driven by technology and innovation. At Nilfisk we are a driving force in this development, and we work as one team with one agenda, supporting each other across an exciting, dynamic organization. Being part of Nilfisk means having the freedom to speak your mind and do what you do best. You will thrive by having a hands-on approach and the drive to bring your great ideas to life. At Nilfisk you can lead, innovate and collaborate for a cleaner future. Are you ready to make a change?

We embrace diversity and equality with an environment of inclusion. We encourage everyone to apply for the position, regardless of origin, race, ethnicity, religion, physical or mental ability, gender, gender-identity or expression, sexual orientation, and age.

Nilfisk offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account with Company Contribution, 401K with Company Match, Long and Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Legal Plan, Parental Leave, Paid Vacation and Sick Time, Paid Volunteer Day, Tuition Reimbursement, Wellness Reimbursement, Scholarship opportunities, etc.

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Nilfisk, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about our status as an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer by viewing the federalKNOW YOUR RIGHTSEEO poster.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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