Inspection Lab Technician 2nd Shift - Minnetonka, MN in Minnetonka, MN at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 5/4/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #16375

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for an Inspection Lab Technician - 2nd Shift in Minnetonka, MN. This is a direct hire opportunity offering a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as opportunity for professional growth within a well-known engineering firm.  Relocation assistance is available and considered on a case-by-case basis.

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  RCS recruits top talent for direct hire and contract staffing positions, as well as provides customized and responsive payroll services. Recruiting specialties consist of Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology and Business Professionals.

Our Client
Our client has more than 30 years of experience providing quality engineering and inspection services to clients around the globe.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Receives all incoming product and establishes Work Orders for inspection and engineering.
  • Prepares initial quotes for review. Submits quotes to customers following approval.
  • Loads and maintains Lab Schedule to ensure accuracy of information for on-time deliveries to the customer. Communicates changes and customer scheduling needs to supervisor and inspectors. 
  • Maintains information systems. Performs daily server system backups.
  • Completes accurate records (on paper and electronic data) in order to provide customers with excellent results. Also completes accurate records for continuous improvement. These records include inspection reports, time cards, training records, equipment maintenance logs, continuous improvement initiatives, and corrective action reports.
  • Understands the function and purpose of these records. Completes records neatly with a goal for 100% accuracy of content and spelling.
  • Keeps accurate records of completed work, billed dollars, and time deliveries, and other key metrics for regular management review.
  • Assists in receiving materials. Lifts, carries, and palletizes product. Performs product-sorting functions.
  • Cleans work areas and common areas according to documented procedures. Organizes work and storage areas for efficient workflow and to showcase the quality of work in the lab.
  • Interfaces directly with customers regarding purchase orders, due dates and other customer-service details.
  • Ensures method of payment is established with customers. Maintains low WIP dollars by swift processing of billings. Processes credit card payments.
  • Performs internal quality system audits as assigned.
  • Individual is comfortable working second shift schedule during the weekdays and some weekends. 

Additional Responsibilities.

  • Performs all other work-related duties as assigned.


  • BS degree in mechanical engineering preferred or 2-year technical degree in mechanical technologies (or related discipline).
  • Must have PC-DMIS experience.
  • 3-5 years experience in precision inspection of a variety of mechanical components using a wide range of inspection equipment
  • Must have strong people skills.
  • Professional attitude, appearance, and organization of work area.
  • Demonstrates outstanding character in the workplace.
  • Demonstrates technical competency of all lab equipment. This includes terminology of major components, a thorough understanding of equipment mechanics, capability, and limitations.
  • Has developed advanced written and oral communication skills. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills in building effective working relationships with customers and subordinates.
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage time effectively, prioritize work, analyze and solve problems, and complete paperwork accurately.
  • Experience working independently under pressure, performing multiple tasks, with multiple deadlines.
  • Intermediate Excel, Word, and database skills.
  • Demonstrates a teachable attitude for optimal learning and career growth.
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage time effectively, prioritize work, and complete paperwork accurately.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs occasionally and to sit at a single workstation for an entire shift, with scheduled breaks.

Opportunities with RCS change daily.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at  

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.