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Quality Technician (3rd Shift) - Gresham, OR

21003848 Requisition #

Be part of a winning team that emphasizes professional growth and development.  A window of opportunity is open for individuals seeking meaningful careers with a strong, people-focused company headquartered in the nation’s heartland:  Pella, Iowa! At Pella, we’re all about building great windows and doors, strong customer relationships, and the rewarding career you’ve always wanted.  Pella Corporation is proud to be a privately held, professionally managed company. Our team members are able to grow from cross-functional experiences, an abundance of development opportunities apply themselves in individual contributor roles or lead areas of the organization.  We know you will find the right opportunity with Pella!


The Quality Technician is expected to be leader of continuous quality improvement on the production floor. Must focus on identifying root causes and implementing improvement solutions. Will support the plant quality program. Individual must be service oriented and focused on satisfying the customer both internal and external. Must be a highly motivated self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision. Will be expected to mentor/coach on quality processes and standards. Job sometimes requires extra hours or special hours to complete projects. Works with other technicians, engineers, department managers, and operators during the analysis and implementation phases of various projects. Individual must have strong decision making skills and good ability to work with others both in a team setting and on an individual basis. Interpersonal skills are of the utmost importance. Requires the knowledge and skills necessary to perform quality troubleshooting activities. Individual requires creativity, mental alertness, and safety mindedness. Position requires above average verbal and written communication skills, good eyesight, and perception. Basic computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Infinity QS, and Outlook required. Job function requires a solid understanding of identified or required skills. Will work with production equipment. Must be willing to travel to other locations as necessary, by various modes of transportation including air. Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Pass drug screen.
  • Pass pre-employment tests, as required.
  • Pass pre-work ability screen, as required.
  • Pass Job Certification test(s), as required.


  • Tobacco free workplace.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for each position.
  • Safety glasses required in designated areas.
  • Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas.
  • Seasonal high temperatures and humidity.
  • Fast paced work with productivity goals.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • May require frequent handling of glass and other product materials.
  • May have frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts.
  • Probable clothing spoilage due to nature of work.


  • Train others and mentor all levels of personnel.
  • Assume responsibility and take initiative to seek out and correct problem areas.
  • Help design, update and lead training classes.
  • Support the Quality Program and initiatives.
  • Participate/Lead RQI and/or CI teams.
  • Flexibility of work hours including mandatory overtime when business needs requires.
  • Ability to move to different lines and responsibilities.
  • Able to safely work with and around moving equipment.
  • Ability to learn and rotate to three (3) or more different responsibilities and / or positions.
  • Ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner with team members.
  • Regular / dependable attendance consistent with attendance guidelines is required.
  • Meet Takt time with productivity goals with accuracy and quality.
  • Operate equipment/tools that require close control, adjustment, and following production orders.
  • Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the job.
  • Ability to learn and perform repetitive job tasks.
  • Perform Total Productive Maintenance duties.
  • Maintain good housekeeping.
  • Follow Standard Work or other documented processes


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