Inspector Quality

Date:  Nov 21, 2023

Snyder , NE, US, 68664

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
Work Hours:  Mon-Thu 6a-4:30p, 30 min lunch

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Requisition ID: 17883
Smeal, a REV Group brand, is recognized as a premier manufacturer, inventor, and innovator of custom fire apparatus. The company offers a full line of custom and commercial pumpers, rescue pumpers, aerial ladders, and urban interface vehicles. Smeal is committed to leading the industry in high-quality fire apparatus, delivery times and customer experience. Smeal sells its products worldwide and is based in Snyder, NE.
Smeal Apparatus is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency, commercial, and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, school buses, terminal trucks, RV’s, luxury buses, and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.


The Quality Technician is responsible for facilitating and supporting Quality Assurance processes and NFPA 1901 requirements, which lead to the reduction/removal of defects throughout the value stream.



  • Promote the expectation that team members will consider the impact of their work/actions on others and make deliberate decisions to act in ways which prevent rework or constraints on the process.  The Quality Technician is a coach, cheerleader and player on the team.
  • Promote systems and processes which enhance the team’s ability to meet customer expectations (NFPA 1901 regulations, Buy/Sell Agreements, UL requirements)
  • Act as mediator when needed to clarify customer expectations and provide feedback to manufacturing supervision
  • Perform Pre-Delivery Inspections of completed processes in designated buy/sell areas
  • Perform data entry, analysis and sharing/explanation of information
  • Generate Quality reports and be able to explain information
  • Validate all critical and safety items as required by the Build Book
  • Review all deviations, quality alerts, and stop shipments
  • Perform audits of new and existing processes
  • Writing documents and document control (examples: UL documentation, UL certifications)
  • Facilitate/Participate in Root Cause Analysis, Practical Problem Solving, etc.
  • Initiate non-conforming material documents for supplier quality issues
  • Assist in the execution of activities which promote continuous improvement and protect customers
  • Conduct training, information sharing, and orientation sessions
  • Lead by example regarding safety and acting in the best interests of the team
  • Provide coverage for other technicians as needed (UL and Plant Quality Techs)
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Quality Manager or Smeal Management



  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • Detailed oriented with strong analytical, communication and problem solving skills
  • Exccellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Positive attitude, energetic, motivated, professional and team player
  • Current Class B CDL or ability to obtain within 90 days
  • Knowledge of/ability to acquire a thorough understanding of customer expectations and regulatory requirements (NFPA 1901)
  • Excellent attendance
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in team environment
  • Ability to read relevant measuring equipment
  • Provide appropriate feedback and documentation of any defects
  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must follow all Safety guidelines
  • Ability to follow procedures
  • Ability to embrace change
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excell, Outlook)
  • Able to read and understand Engineering documents such as part prints, assembly drawings
  • Be willing to:
    • Learn and rotate within all quality areas
    • Improve self / area / company (including pursuing additional training, if needed)
    • Develop a working knowledge of Spartan’s systems (example: E-Data)



  • HS Diploma or GED - Required
  • Associate or Technical Degree - Preferred


Functional Experience: 

  • 0-2 Years



REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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