Trident Maritime Systems-Heavy Equipment Group

Quality Technician (Rhinelander) Job at Trident Maritime Systems-Heavy Equipment Group in Rhinelander, WI


Quality Technician (Rhinelander)
Come join a leader in the defense and mining industries for over 160 years!
Job Location(s):
Rhinelander, WI
Start Date:
2 weeks
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Hours per Week:
Work Hours (i.e. shift):
First Shift
Starting Salary Range:
Not Provided
Required Education:
Required Experience:
4 to 20+ years
Required Security Clearance:
Related Categories:
Production - General, Defense/Military/Intelligence Analysis, Quality Assurance/Safety

Position Description

Do you love the outdoors? Located in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin.
Job includes opportunities to immerse yourself in the breath-taking natural beauty of the outdoors, with picturesque landscapes, tranquil lakes and scenic trails right at your door step. Enjoy work-life balance in a serene environment that fosters a deep connection with nature and offers abundant recreational activities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Whether you’re just starting or looking to further your career. Come apply with us at Trident Maritime Systems – Heavy Equipment Group. We offer 3-, 4- and 5-day work weeks.
Join us where you can work and play.
Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • 401K contribution

  • Long Term & Short Term Disability, Basic Life at no cost to the employee

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurances

  • Paid Holidays

  • Fitness company contribution

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Company Events

  • Excellent PTO policy

JOB TITLE:    Quality Technician-Rhinelander                                     

PLANT/DEPARTMENT:   Quality Department              DIRECTED BY:  Plant Quality Assurance Coordinator

IMPORTANT  WORKING  RELATIONSHIPS:   Purchasing, Engineering, Program Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Production, Shipping and Receiving, Defense Contract Management Agency(DCMA), third party and customer auditors.


PRIMARY  RESPONSIBILITY:  To work with various disciplines to meet the needs of our internal/external customers.  Proficiently and independently, be able to perform dimensional inspections and develop inspection reports using the Laser Tracker and the CMM and other tools.

  1. Perform in-process inspections
  2. Perform supplier source inspections.
  3. Completion of receiving and final inspections and in-process inspection using precision measuring and test equipment (CMM, Laser Tracker) in a timely fashion with results easily understood.
  4. Proper control of non-conforming material and completion of the defect reporting process.
  5. Support the Material Review Board Process.
  6. Prepare and deliver Quality Assurance related training. 
  7. Support preventive-corrective action request and supplier preventive-corrective action request process.
  8. Responsible for control of quality records.
  9. Support customer and third party quality audits.
  10. Ensure calibration program is in conformance with established standards.
  11. Participate in vendor qualification and supplier quality development.
  12. Measure, record, and report on organization performance progress.
  13. Ensure compliance with ISO 9001 standards.
  14. Perform internal and external quality audits.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

  • Related technical training in Business and Quality.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001

  • 3-4 years of experience in a formal Quality environment
  • 5 years minimum related experience in a fabrication environment (i.e. welding and machining of small to large equipment)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Initiative and ability to solve problems independently
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office (primarily Excel and Word)
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings (both metric and English standard)
  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Proficient in use of various inspection tools
  • Training in metrology and advanced drawing reading
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities/Affirmative Action Employer.
We comply with Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.


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