Quality Specialist - PARO


As an international group PALFINGER offers its customers around the world hydraulic lifting solutions at the interfaces of the transport chain. At the moment PALFINGER operates business in 17 sectors: loader cranes, EPSILON timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, davit systems, winches and offshore equipment, offshore cranes, boats, wind cranes, hook lifts, access platforms, tail lifts, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, road access professionals, railway systems, truck mounted forklifts as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency.


As PALFINGER American Roll-Off (PARO), a member of the Palfinger North America Region, we continuously pursue our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America. If you like contributing your talents, being rewarded for strong performance and enjoy the satisfaction of accomplishment, then we think you have found the right place to come and build a future. It is our belief that you will join a company with a strong heritage and more importantly, a strong future.


Palfinger American Roll-Off is currently seeking an experienced Quality Specialist supporting our Trenton, NJ manufacturing facility!

Position Summary:

Support Quality Assurance processes through audits; documentation of non-conformances; prioritizing and implementing assigned improvement projects; practicing document control; communicating quality concerns to managers, peers, production workers, and suppliers; using, managing, and calibrating precision measuring instruments; and coordinating the actions of Quality Inspectors.


Successful candidate must have the ability to use all standard inspection devices, read part prints and designs, understand specifications and operations documents, perform production inspection, first article inspection and document the results of the same. Additionally, must have the ability to work without constant supervision and complete required inspection activities.



1. Conduct in bay truck inspections.

  • Complete first three (3) pages of the inspection form, acknowledging acceptance of criteria via initial and date of each lined item and signature and date on 3rd page where indicated.
  • Cycle truck three (3) times documenting/recording speed times.
  • Verify pressure by use of a gauge, take a photograph of the gauge output.
  • Torque the PTO (42lbs) and Pump bolts (50lbs).
  • Overall truck photographs

2. Participate in gauge R&R activities.

3. Perform part and gauge layout as required.

4. Use all inspection equipment

  • i.e., hand measurement tools, fixture gauges and other inspection equipment as defined in the production processes.

5. Perform receiving inspection on incoming material.

6. Ensure traceability procedures are in place and being followed.

7. Maintain files and required documentation.

8. Prepare inspection reports.

9. Assist in the analysis of problems and corrective action.

10. Ensure all quality standards and procedures are followed.

11. Ensure cleanliness and organization of all quality assurance work areas.

12. Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

1. Must be able to measure utilizing measurement tools, i.e calipers,tape, romer arms

2. Possess good mechanical understanding and aptitude. Able to determine part function and relationship to entire product

3. Ability to understand and follow inspection instructions

4. Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings (including dimension points) blueprints, specifications, and operation/process sheets.

5. Must be able to lift things and climb on equipment

6. H.S diploma or equivalent

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Carolyn Wilcox

Director, Recruiting

Trenton (NJ)

PALFINGER American Roll-off
572 Whitehead Rd. Trenton, NJ 08619
United States