Quality Technician I
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Description

Apply knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, physics, calibrate inspection, measurement, and test equipment (M&TE) in the dimensional, physical, mechanical disciplines to ensure measurement accuracy. Performs Calibration Inspection, Measurement, and Test equipment (IMTE). Assist with Returned Good Authorization (RGA) components to ensure through and accurate processing. Verifies visual and dimensional conformance of product to ensure that they conform to specifications.


  • Performs On-Site Calibration and Repair not limited to;
  • collects, inspects, certifies and labels measuring instruments and gages.
  • ensures items in the calibration system remain current and do not go past due.
  • inputs certification records into calibration software.
  • performs basic repairs to instruments as needed.
  • adds items to the calibrations system as required.
  • Discuss questionable dimensional and geometric tolerances with Engineering or Quality Technician III for resolution.
  • Interface with production to address quality related issues.
  • Assist with internal audits and inspection of operations and processes.
  • Complete various reports and spreadsheets accurately and on time
  • Inspects completed shop work order packets and IPIS for completion and correctness.
  • Update data for Returned Goods Authorizations (RGA) database and performs dispositions along with engineering.
  • Creates Quality Alerts and Maintains Display.
  • Ability to use Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) and FARO Arm with supervision.
  • Maintains a Safe, Organized and Clean Work Environment.
  • Visual and/or dimensional inspection of in-process or finished materials.
  • Identify and label discrepant material via the Defective Material Report (DMR).
  • Verify work instructions / processes are being followed.
  • Assist in completing corrective and preventative actions.
  • Writes customer required certifications and inspection reports and deviations as needed.
  • Inspects product to determine compliance with quality specifications.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma with 5 years related experience or Engineering Associates Degree 1 year

related experience required. ISO 9001 Exposure Required.



Language Skills – Ability to communicate effectively and write concise reports for all levels of employees. Ability to deliver training presentations.


Mathematical Skills - Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability – Must possess Conflict Resolution Skills and strong Analytical Skills.


Working Conditions:

Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The listed duties are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


Physical Demands - The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock, explosives and vibration. The noise levels in the work environment it usually moderate. However, on some instances this job may require work in areas where ear protection is necessary.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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