JBT Corporation

Quality Control Specialist

Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/16/2017 3:10 PM)
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John Bean Technologies Corporation and its predecessor companies have a long history of technical innovation. JBT traces its roots to 1884 when inventor John Bean developed a new type of spray pump to combat San Jose scale in California's orchards.

Today, JBT Corporation’s AeroTech Division is a world leader in the supply of airport equipment and services focused on the future.  At our Orlando, Florida facility we manufacture airport ground support equipment, including aircraft deicers, aircraft tow tractors, cargo loaders and transporters.  


As a Quality Control Specialist with JBT AeroTech, you will perform and verify visual, dimensional, electrical, and mechanical inspection functions relating to source, first article, receiving, in process, final check and test operations using company supplied drawings, equipment, procedures, and work instructions.

Specific duties include: 

  • Analyze and interpret blueprints, data, manuals, and other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment and certification methods, formulas, and measuring instruments required.
  • Discard or reject products on materials and equipment not meeting specification to ensure consistent quality standards.
  • Inspect, test or measure materials, products, installations, and/or work to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, or grades and quantities inspected or graded to verify conformance to standards.
  • Observe and monitor production operations and equipment to ensure conformance to specifications and shop practices and order necessary process or assembly adjustments.
  • Analyze test data and make computations as necessary to determine test results.
  • Notify supervisors and other personnel of production problems, and assist in identifying and correcting these problems to reduce defects.
  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products and recommend necessary corrective actions to maintain or improve standards of quality.
  • Mark items with details such as grade and acceptance or rejection status so items can be easily identified and processed.
  • Uses measuring instruments such as tape measures, gauges, calipers, micrometers or other devices to verify conformity to standards of components and assemblies
  • Monitors compliance to the ISO 9001 business system and ensures action is taken to address noncompliance when identified.
  • Follow Safety, Health, Environment, and Hazardous Waste Rules and Responsibilities.
  • Conduct in process audits of products and work with product team members to implement corrective actions to eliminate repetitive non-conformances.
  • Conduct unit inspections per specifications and record non-conformances in a Windows based program.
  • Participate in Customer inspections and document suggestions and findings in Windows based program.
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the company’s discretion.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED. Associates degree or greater preferred.
  • Technical / vocational / or military training or related experience is helpful.
  • Typically has eight or more years manufacturing experience with at least four years experience in a similar environment.
  • At least 6 months working with heavy mobile equipment in a manufacturing environment.

Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates):

Additional Training: Understand and use Syteline and Syteline QCS for the purpose of documenting non-conformances, corrective action requests, and performing material transactions.  Ability to integrate quality processes into daily work activities resulting in continuous improvement and zero defects.


Specialized Knowledge, Equipment, and Applications:

  • Use of personal computer/workstation; ERP-Syteline, QCS.


Ability to:

  • troubleshoot and identify design discrepancy
  • problem-solve at the root cause level
  • suggest process and design improvements.
  • use all appropriate tools and measurement devices as necessary.
  • communicate information and ideas; listen and understand
  • determine if something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, recognizing problems.
  • apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • read and understand information and ideas presented in writing; see details at close range.
  • combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions. Generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.


  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 business system and other required standards.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Conducting tests and inspections of products, services or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Ability to interpret engineering blueprints and the symbols.
  • Knowledge of content and structure of English language and understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Effective time management.



Special Information (Travel required, physical requirements, work environment, supervisor responsibilities, safety and so on)

Work Environment- A climate controlled warehouse environment with high noise levels and a presence of heavy equipment. Parts and finished goods inspections can take place outdoors.  Will include working outside in all weather conditions possibly for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands- Occasional bending, kneeling, climbing ladders/stairs and stooping.  Occasional pushing and pulling (< 40 lb.).  Frequent lifting, carrying and handling objects (<25lb.).  Occasional sitting.  Frequent standing and walking. Operating JBT product.

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervisor Responsibilities- No direct reports.

Degree of Supervision- Works under general supervision. Relies on experience, judgment, and advanced skills to plan and accomplish assigned goals, considering the impact that decisions have on schedule performance. Accountable for product and supplier quality in assigned areas. Creativity is essential to effectively driving continuous improvement, both internally and at vendors.

Relationship Responsibilities- Interfaces with all functional areas to troubleshoot, communicate, and resolve issues. Serves as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues. Communicate with internal customer and suppliers to coordinate and plan upcoming unit inspections. Works directly with vendors to communicate improvement opportunities and facilitate implementation of effective corrective actions. Works with assembly technicians in documenting non-conformances.



We believe that work should be fun as well as challenging. That's why the company offers the best of both worlds - the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage + a 401K plan.   



It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org

You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.



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