Manufacturing Quality Assurance Technician


Located in Columbia City, OR

Salary: $17.00-$19.00

Express Employment Professionals is looking for a Quality Assurance Technician for our client company in Columbia County. 


General Purpose

  • Identify imperfections using mechanical or electronic equipment.
  • Conduct analyses of samples, compile data and interpret and communicate the results.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Perform process checks throughout the system, including receipt of raw material, production, and packaging. 
  • Calibrate or oversee the calibration of all testing equipment.
  • Schedule and execute sample submittals to external laboratory vendor for batch type testing.
  • Receive and document batch type testing results from external laboratory vendor.
  • Provide independent oversight of processes, verifying compliance to company standards and policies, and effectively communicating when there are deviations from standards or processes.
  • Assist in training employees on quality control training programs and practices.
  • Maintain accurate and organized records of quality control activities.
  • Conduct research on quality assurance issues and deliver reports on research to management.
  • Recommend, champion and execute program enhancements regarding quality assurance and production enhancements.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to lift 40lbs
  • Work standing or walking for most working shifts
  • Basic math and literacy
  • Basic computer operation skills
  • Ability to understand and operate basic product testing equipment
  • High level of organizational skills, including written and verbal communication, creative problem solving, and commitment to company goals
  • Ability to speak in groups and conduct group training
  • Research skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adaptability


Pay: $17.00-$19.00



Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm + frequent travel including weekend work. Hours will likely be 45-50 per week.



 Associate Benefits

While working for Express, our associates can also become eligible for a variety of benefits:


  • Referral bonuses - $100 per employee referred after 80 hours worked.
  • Medical plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision/eyewear plan
  • Prescription drug reimbursement
  • Short-term disability
  • Direct deposit
  • Sick Pay
  • Perks at Work – Save money with offers and discounts on everything from large or everyday purchases with popular merchants. 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Life insurance



At Express, we will assess your skills; offer you interview and resume writing tips, and work with you to find a job that fits your needs and abilities. You will never pay a fee at Express and you will have the opportunity to earn benefits. We have more than 200 jobs available every month and we want to talk to you! To find our more, contact us today!




  1. Stop by our office at 1208 Washington Way Suite 130, Longview, WA 98632 (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm)
  2. Call Express Employment Professionals at 360-414-1200 to speak with a hiring manager
  3. Text "Jobs" to 360-414-1200
  4. Complete the application on our website 
  5. Submit your resume via email to

"All employment offers are contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws."

Express Office: Longview
1208 Washington Way
Suite 130
Longview, WA 98632
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