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Country:  United States

New Berlin, WI, US

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Employment type:  Undefined term
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Job Code USA/CA:  Quality

Field Quality Inspector

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


Title: Project Quality Inspector

Travel estimate: 40% Interstate (Overnight), 30%+ Intrastate 

Education: High School Diploma, equivalent or higher – dependent on commensurate experience

Passport and Valid Drivers License


Reports to: KNES-Global Nuclear Quality Director


Individual will act as the KNES Quality field liaison serving to conduct remote site inspections, vendor surveillances, and rotate the responsibility of Construction Quality Control Manager (CQCM) on project sites. Ensures that field or vendor quality functions are being properly executed and documented.


Overview of Project Quality Inspector Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate all QA/QC activities related to remote-site manufacturing, assembly, and testing, to ensure conformance to project quality requirements. This includes all remote site in-process inspections, FAT, SAT, and construction related QA/QC activities associated with contract specific Quality plans.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings with other third-party inspections, be the interface between customer inspection teams.
  • Facilitate lessons learned meetings for major projects. Verify assigned actions are completed and documented.
  • Supports all ISO, NQA and 10 CFR 50 appendix B components and projects as required by the base load of the other quality department personnel.
  • Completes commercial surveys of commercial suppliers that are utilized by the Nuclear business unit as
    directed by quality management.
  • Completes surveillance of commercial suppliers performing work on Nuclear business unit components
    and services as directed by quality management.
  • Completes training in use of required tooling and MT&E, to support manufacturing, Field, and
    production QA/QC responsibilities.
  • Inspects electrical commercial component and other assemblies constructed by the Nuclear
  • Performs additional quality related tasks as may be assigned by the KNES Global Director Nuclear Quality


Experience & Skills:
- Technical aptitude/acumen with machinery, engineering, literacy and interpretation of blue prints.
- Familiarity, not exclusive to performing or inspecting, welds and/or nondestructive testing
- Large project involvement and execution
- Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision; must be a self-starter
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
- Self-directed and the ability to interact with supervisors, engineers, and customers effectively.
- Trips in the excess of two weeks of time maybe required
- Strong teamwork and networking skills

Bonus to have:
- AWS CWI certification, or willingness to pursue
- USACE CQCM certification
- Working Knowledge of Portal Cranes


Physical demands for the role:

- Being able to work at elevated heights
- Ability to ascend ladders frequently

- May be required to lift weights up to 40lbs


Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

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