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Quality Technicians in Anoka, MN


Staff Management/SMX






Anoka, Minnesota, United States


Manufacturing and Production





To provide quality assurance support aligned to increase internal and outgoing quality levels, supporting overall customer satisfaction of our products.




  • Facilitates problem solving activities for both product and manufacturing processes.

  • Performs process validations, in-process inspections, and monitoring, analyzing the quality of manufacturing processes and products.

  • Provides support to design, manufacturing, and quality engineering functions for data collection, analysis, product review, and process capabilities.

  • Performs containment activities preventing potential or additional quality defects

  • Provides formal documented FAI reports suitable for customer or internal use as required.

  • Determine and use appropriate measuring tools and equipment to verify dimensional and functional requirements.

  • Effectively communicates with appropriate areas as needed. (supply, manufacturing, engineering,  quality,  customer service, production planning, logistics, etc.)

  • Develops and maintains control charts for monitoring / improving performance.

  • Performs product reviews and analysis to determine cause and/or disposition.

  • Provide audit support in designated areas.

  • Lead and/or assist in the calibration of inspection, test, and measurement equipment.

  • Assist with training personnel to adhere to quality standards.

  • Participate in lean activities as required.

  • Observe all applicable safety rules and reporting any unsafe conditions or potential safety hazards.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D.  Bachelors in engineering preferred.

  • 1 year experience in the quality process preferred.

  • 1 year experience using precision metal fabrication measurement tools and techniques preferred.

  • Experience and understanding of charting and process control methods preferred.

  • Experience with Quality Management Systems preferred.


  • Ability to interpret order requirements, quotes, drawings and draw conclusions.

  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment (e.g., Calipers, micrometer, paint mil gauges, hardness tester, CMM, measuring tables, optical comparators, functional testers,  etc.).

  • Skill in identifying root causes of routine problems/issues and the ability to develop recommendations for resolution.

  • Ability to effectively organize, plan workload and work in a self-directed manner.

  • Ability to utilize good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interface with people across multiple functional areas within the company.

  • Ability to build and maintain effective work relationships across functional areas.

  • Ability to interpret and apply Quality System / ISO procedures and documentation.

  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business circumstances and have the ability to thrive in a constantly changing business environment.
  • Knowledge of Pentair product design and manufacturing processes preferred.

  • Knowledge in technical aspects of products as well as of product specifications and offerings preferred.
  • Skills to quickly learn and operate a wide variety of test and measurement equipment.

  • Skills in attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to apply appropriate math and geometry.
  • Skill in using personal computers including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.).

  • Ability to operate hand tools.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs .

  • Ability to stand and walk frequently.

  • Ability to work primarily indoors where there is frequently noise of 85 dB and occasional exposure to chemical hazards (solvents).