Quality Control Technician- 1st Shift

Job Locations US-IA-Stuart
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Wage negotiable based on experience

 Benefits include:

+ up to 3 weeks paid vacation within the 1st year

+ 9 paid holidays

+ 100% Employee Owned

+ Employee Stock Ownership Program –  Employer funded average retirement contribution of up to $4 per hour 

+ 401K Retirement Fund - Additional opportunity for employee to contribute to their retirement

+ Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term/ Long Term Disability

+ Opportunity for advancement

+ Employee Material Purchase Program 

 Wausau Supply Company distributes building materials from the industry’s leading manufacturers to authorized retailers from the Great Lakes to the western Rocky Mountains. Our territory continues to expand as we continuously strive to meet the demands of our customers with seventeen distribution centers and five fabrication and finishing facilities.


Wausau Supply Company Quality Control technician is responsible for the day to day quality standards of all areas of our facilities including the production of goods and service that is provided to our customers. It is the responsibility of the Quality Control technician to maintain positive relations with all internal levels of the organization and customers.


Duties to include, (but not limited to):

  • Inspect and qualify manufacturing materials and components for acceptability
  • Analyze processes, procedures, tools, and technologies for improvement opportunities
  • Develop and maintain quality standards that meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Develop and follow established inspection procedures
  • Maintaining and facilitating the calibration of measurement tools
  • Respond to the needs of customer service and other internal team members
  • Review questionable/defective material and conduct root cause analysis
  • Communicate with manufacturing team to facilitate corrective actions and counter measures
  • Complete product, process, and inspection audits
  • Conduct trials, record data, and document findings clearly and accurately
  • Support manufacturing operation by dispensing and mixing paint with color accuracy

Quality Control Technician Demonstrates:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to work hands on
  • Ability to work independently while portraying excellent teamwork mentality to maintain positive moral within the production workforce
  • Problem solving and innovative solutions to improve first pass quality
  • Ability to use various measurement tools and test equipment
  • Ability to understand technical aspects of manufacturing equipment and processes
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent Computer skills (Excel, Word, ERP, etc.)



Education / Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of Quality Control experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with coatings and color evaluation preferred
  • Experience with Quality Management Systems, Lean Six Sigma, and problem-solving methods preferred

Working Demands / Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and carry up 50 - 75 pounds
  • Travel required up to 10% of the time
  • Clean MVR for situations when travel is needed         

Reports to:   Quality Control Supervisor


Conclusion:  The Quality Control Technician position will exemplify the high standards that have come to be associated with WSC. As an ESOP owner, acting with honor, integrity, and positivity is imperative.  The Quality Control Technician positions prime objective is to oversee the product and to ensure quality standards remain uncompromised.  


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