Oshkosh Defense - Quality Tech II

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-464-14


In Cooperation with  
Spartanburg Technical College 
is assisting with the recruitment and training for

Oshkosh Defense

Join our Oshkosh Defense Spartanburg Assembly team!

Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation technologies and advanced systems.  We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.

Potential employment opportunities exist for the new Oshkosh Defense facility in Spartanburg:

Quality Tech II

The Quality Technician II will be responsible for completing inspection and testing tasks in all the production, quality, and testing areas of the Spartanburg Plant.  These inspections and tests may take place on supplier parts or Oshkosh assembled parts, sub-assemblies, or completed vehicles.  The quality technician will be responsible for utilizing the plants’ Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to record inspection and test findings.  Inspections and tests will be carried out in accordance with the approved work instructions, checklists, and control plans.  The Quality Technician may also participate in plant level start-up/daily review meetings and report out on inspection and test findings.

Essential Duties:
These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.  Technicians may be assigned to a specific area (paint, end of line etc.) so some of these responsibilities may not apply to all quality technicians.
  • Utilize inspection work instructions, checklists, and control plans to complete inspections and tests on “in-process” vehicles and sub-assemblies
  • Complete inspections, sorting and minor rework on purchased components when parts are required to support production requirements
  • Utilize the MES system and other systems to record inspection and test findings
  • Interface with production operators to understand any challenging assembly process that may require additional inspection
  • Participate in plant start-up and daily review meetings and provide details on inspection and test findings
  • Complete testing and drive evaluation on completed vehicles
  • Create summary reports of inspection and test findings
  • Participate in continuous improvement, root cause, 8D team meetings
  • Utilize CMM to measure incoming parts and in-process vehicles (training will be provided)
  • Utilize torque monitoring equipment to verify DC torque tools
  • Utilize hand tools (calipers, micrometers, go/no go gages, etc.) to verify components
  • Inspect sheet metal surface quality
  • Inspect paint quality
  • Contain suspect vehicles and perform inspections and tests, as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience as an Inspection or Quality Technician
  • Fundamental computer, math, and reading skills 
  • Competent understanding of testing equipment
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret information
  • Ability to communicate with leadership and fellow team members in both written and verbal forms at a level above standard 
  • Team-oriented
Preferred Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous automotive experience
  • At least three years’ experience as an Inspection or Quality Technician
  • Quality Certification or Quality Management Standard (Automotive industry)
Oshkosh Defense (Spartanburg Assembly Plant) offers competitive benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, and company provided life insurance as well as family planning benefits.

Hourly Pay for Quality Tech II begins at $26.27 

Work Schedule:  Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 3:30 pm and Friday 6:00 am – 2:30 pm

Computer access available at SC Works - Spartanburg 110 Commerce St., Spartanburg SC 29302
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Or your local SC Works office

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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