Quality Engineer

Location: Daleville, Virginia
Opening ID: 18966
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Jan 23, 2019

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you’re considering a career with Altec, Inc., there’s never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That’s why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that’s why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work “Safer and Smarter.” Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec’s values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values (in alphabetical order): Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.

Your Organization

Altec Roanoke specializes in the manufacturing and final assembly of aerial devices, cranes and digger derricks.

Responsibilities

*Implements countermeasures for continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery

*Maintains and distributing inspection and supplier quality information to help reduce costs and improve quality

*Supports shop floor quality initiatives

*Translates field data from warranty claims into improvements to reduce warranty costs

*Demonstrated ability to determine root cause and solve problems

*Provides field support for customer units

*Supports and participates in Continuous Improvement activities throughout Altec

*Travel may be required periodically

*Opportunity for supervision

*Vendor quality management

 

The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.

 

Basic Qualifications

Requires Bachelors Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited school (Mechanical or Industrial preferred)

Lean manufacturing background preferred

Strong leadership skills required

Ability to manage time effectively

Hands-on approach to problem solving

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Must be an energetic, driven self-starter capable of working independently or with a team

Benefits

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

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