Quality Trainer

Location: Daleville, Virginia
Opening ID: 26714
Job Family: General
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec’s primary products including Aerial Devices, Digger Derricks, Cranes, and Specialty Equipment – Made in America – can be found across the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world. In addition to our 8 major manufacturing facilities, Altec has three final assembly plants, 40+ service centers and an extensive network of mobile service technicians who travel to customer sites.

Altec is currently seeking a Quality Trainer. This highly visible position can work from any location in the Eastern half of the country: Birmingham, AL; St. Joseph, MO; Roanoke, VA; Creedmoor, NC; Elizabethtown, KY; Burnsville, NC; Indianapolis, IN. Travel to other locations will be required, approximately 25-30% of the time

Why Altec?

  • Settle in with a Secure Essential Industry (supporting Utilities, Tree Care, & Telecom)
  • Share your passion within a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrate your aptitude for and interest in managing through influence
  • Maintain Career Focus, with growth & development encouraged within Altec
  • Competitive Compensation that rewards performance
  • Comprehensive Benefits including affordable medical options, dental and vision care, matching 401(k), company-paid Basic Life, wellness programs, company events, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation
  • Values that include Enjoyment of Work and Family

“Over the years, much has changed. But even more has not. We are as we have always been: a company led by values, powered by people and inspired to be a source of opportunity for those who depend on the performance of our products.”

The purpose of this position is to develop and improve Altec quality systems and to direct and coordinate the training efforts of Altec associates and suppliers on these systems and tools.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Three years’ minimum experience in a Quality role required with experience in successful program implementation and coaching others (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans, Layered Process Audits, 8D Root Cause Analysis, MSA, SPC)


  • Trains Altec associates and suppliers on Quality tools, Quality System
  • Supports and assists Altec associates and suppliers with regards to the implementation of quality tools and systems
  • Facilitates RCI events
  • Develops training programs for presentations and stays industry informed to improve programs going forward
  • Develops training content, including the creation and publication of e-courses in Altec U
  • Schedules and coordinates training with Altec plants (remote and in-person)
  • Assists with and/or conducts on-site audits of Altec Plants
  • Evaluates critical methods and procedures to determine how they might be improved
  • Assists teams with root cause investigations of quality problems and identification of effective solutions
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated ability to apply quality systems and tools in a manufacturing environment
  • Six Sigma experience preferred
  • Previous training experience preferred
  • Current valid Driver’s License
  • PC skills using spreadsheets, word processing and other office management applications required
  • Mechanical aptitude, product or industry knowledge required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
  • Travel 25-30%

In addition, these attributes are critical for success:

  • Demonstrated record of responsibility
  • Proven record of managing through influence
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Motivated, goal oriented and persistent
  • Maintain Company confidentiality
  • Must handle stress and deadlines well
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives

Family-owned since 1929, Altec has the reach and resources of a large organization with the heart of a local firm. “More than just building equipment, we also build relationships.” Safety is a primary responsibility in everything we do as is support of the Altec Company Values: Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork

We are there from the engineered design, through manufacturing and final assembly, with technical sales support and solution-driven direct sales, with forward-thinking marketing and R&D, and there for the life of the equipment with troubleshooting and repair, parts, and product support.

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.

Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits

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, gender identity, 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