Quality Specialist


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning are more than words. We strive daily to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, can harness their passion, drive and motivation to make a significant impact!

As a global company, PALFINGER offers its customers worldwide hydraulic lifting solutions and stands for the most innovative, reliable and efficient lifting, loading and handling solutions for use on commercial vehicles (PALFINGER Products). In North America, our product portfolio qualifies PALFINGER as a complete truck-equipment solution provider. Furthermore, as a PALFINGER North America Region member, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment. 

Are you ready to help us lift anything and reach new heights in your career? Apply now. 


PALFINGER is searching for a Quality Specialist. We are located in Trenton, NJ. This position reports to the Quality Manager.


  • Perform inspection on all products during the manufacturing processes and final inspection prior to product delivery including Final Vehicle inspection. 
  • Prepare, complete and maintain all reports and procedures electronically.
  • Perform incoming inspection on raw and finished good material.
  • Use all inspection equipment, i.e., hand measurement tools, fixture gauges and other inspection equipment as required. 
  • Write Non-conformance reports to suppliers for warranty and inspected component failures.
  • Work with customers, suppliers and internal departments as required to resolve quality issues. 
  • Participates in root cause analysis and development of corrective/preventive actions. 
  • Assist in investigation of product defects and recommendations of modifications in product, process and /or quality standards as warranted. 
  • Engaging with production teams to manage non-conforming product and to drive cost of non-quality reductions.
  • Apply knowledge, experience and production best practices to result in continuous improvement.
  • Support the development of quality systems including but not limited to receiving inspection, final inspection, in-line inspection, and various process audits.
  • Ensure cleanliness and organization of all quality assurance work areas.
  • Ensure all quality standards and procedures are followed.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Quality Engineering preferred. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills to be able to read, write and communicate, in detail, problems to coworkers, managers and suppliers as needed.
  • Must be able to properly use, read and measure with various measuring devices to include, but not limited to the following: Precision Hand Tools including Calipers, Micrometers, Gauges and Squares
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (Faro Arm) with Training.
  • Ability to work efficiently, read and understand engineering drawings, schematics, specifications and follow work instructions and procedures.
  • Hands-on Mechanical experience, automotive or transportation related preferred, does not need to be professional experience.
  • Strong decision making skills and attention to detail required.
  • Must possess basic computer skills - writing e-mails, filling out webforms, and entering data into spreadsheets.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) is a plus.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 401(k) with Company match.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and short- and long-term disability (depending upon state). Wellness program offered. 
  • Paid Company holidays and paid Personal Time Off (PTO).
  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth.

This job posting describes the general nature of work performed by employees within this classification. The information on this posting is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of all responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.

PALFINGER is not utilizing any external recruiting agencies for this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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Amy Miller

HR Business Partner
Omaha Standard LLC
572 Whitehead Road, # 301 | NJ 08619 Trenton | United States

Trenton, NJ

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

Location benefits

  • Job Ticket
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Mobile working
  • Food Allowances
  • Pension Plan
  • Health Measures
  • Fitness Programs
  • Company Doctor
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Parking facilities
  • Employee discounts
  • Company mobile phone
  • Employee participation
  • Health Insurance