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Quality Control Technician

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Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Watertown, SD, US, 57201

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

Employee Referral Bonus Eligible Amount - $1,000.00 


The Quality Control Technician performs a variety of quality control tests/inspections on products, materials, components and parts at various stages of the production process to ensure compliance with quality and reliability standards. This position will record and evaluate test data, applying statistical quality control procedures. The role also makes recommendations, based on the data, for optimum quality of the product. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, problem solver who utilizes knowledge and understanding as well as a strong work ethic to ensure all specifications and quality are met.


  • Reworks and/or and repairs product in customer's establishment, utilizing production and process knowledge according to specifications. 
  • Consults with customer and engineering staff to resolve design and operational problems.
  • Inspects and evaluates the quality of products.
  • Inspects product for runs, sags, and unpainted areas.
  • Makes adjustments to equipment as necessary.
  • Interprets engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.
  • Selects products for tests at specified stages in production process, and tests products for variety of qualities such as dimensions, performance, and mechanical, electrical, or chemical characteristics.
  • Records test data, applying statistical quality control procedures.
  • Evaluates data and writes reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.
  • Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
  • Sets up and performs destructive and nondestructive tests on materials, parts, or products to measure performance, life, or material characteristics.
  • Prepares graphs or charts of data or enters data into computer for analysis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • Strong problem solver 
  • Advanced mathematical skills
  • Able to work and lead in a team atmosphere 
  • Intermediate computer skills, including manufacturing software
  • Must be able to comprehend and retain internal, regulatory requirements, instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Strong reasoning skills, including but not limited to, synthesizing information, identifying problems, and developing alternative solutions
  • Must be able to stand for extended period of time and exert moderate to heavy physical effort with a minimum lifting requirement of 50 pounds
  • Must be willing to travel as needed via most efficient means
  • Must be physically able to access all areas of the plant and grounds
  • Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack


Associates or equivalent


Company Information

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.


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Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: South Dakota

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