Quality Assurance Specialist
Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Inc

Job Info


JVS is the maker of world famous Jake Brake® engine retarders and is recognized as the industry leader in developing and manufacturing commercial vehicle retarding systems. As a driving force in our industry, we are committed to utilizing our proven technology, expertise and leadership to revolutionize the retarding business. We continue to accomplish this by anticipating engine manufacturer and end-user needs, and exceeding their expectations. Our products are designed and developed using advanced computer-aided analysis, and then proven both in the lab and the field. This position is an excellent developmental position for candidates aspiring to take on even more significant job responsibilities within Jacobs Vehicle Systems.


Provide process support on Value Stream Teams while assisting Quality Engineers with compliance to Company Quality initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verify that all company processes, parts and documentation comply with the Company Quality Manual and ensure that when discrepancies are found, proper corrective and preventive action steps are taken
  • Investigate internal and external customer complaints and ensure corrective and preventive action steps are taken to solve the root cause of the problem
  • Monitor and report on quality metrics and progress toward quality goals
  • Audit areas to ISO 9001 and TS 16949 compliance
  • Perform final unit inspection, verifying functionality and compliance to order specifications
  • Perform product and process audits
  • Maintain gages and gage certification systems
  • Review/disposition defective material (MRB)
  • Provide technical assistance to workplace associates
  • Initiate and lead problem solving/process improvement efforts
  • Participate in kaizen events
  • Support manufacturing operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes: SPC training, CNC experience, CAD experience, milling/turning, sheet metal fabrication, powder coat painting, and electrical/mechanical assembly preferred

  • Associates (or higher) degree in a technical discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing) or 3 years' experience as a quality technician in a manufacturing environment required

Key Relationships :

  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Internal/External Customers and Supplier

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to assistance@altramotion.com.

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