Tennant Company Quality Inspector- 2nd Shift in Valley, Minnesota

Quality Inspector- 2nd Shift

Date:May 10, 2018

Location:Golden Valley, MN, US, 55442

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  • Performs a variety of quality control test/inspections. Including purchased parts, fabricated components and final machine inspection.

  • Resolves most questions and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.

  • Ensure compliance with internal/external quality standards.

  • Records statistical data and compares to existing standards.

  • Clearly communicate and document non-conformances.

  • Interprets and recommends modifications to existing or suggests new standards, methods or procedures.

  • Must be able and willing to float to areas of greatest QC business needs.

  • Document inspection results and communicate with others to insure root causes are identified and corrective actions are implemented.

  • Performs housekeeping and 5S to keep the department clean, safe, and well organized.

  • Understands and participates in continuous improvement activities.

  • Takes on new activities or special assignments when given

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent.

  • 2-5 years of QC/Inspection experience OR Technical degree and 2-4 years related experience.

  • Experience with Lean and continuous improvement projects preferred.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.


  • Applies intermediate level inspection skills related to inspection procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment.

  • Must be able to proficiently use all manual QC inspection equipment.

  • Familiar with using the appropriate inspection tooling (i.e., micrometers, calipers, thread gages) to accurately measure part features.

  • Adapt procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs.

  • Advanced Engineering drawing reading skills. Ability to interpret basic GD&T.

  • Efficiently use inspection software/equipment and/or calibration software to track pneumatic or metrology tool status.

  • PC Skills in order to navigate production reporting (SAP).

  • Ability to perform basic FAI’s with set up and manual inspection tools.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.