Quality Technician

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Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Colder Products Company (CPC) is the leading provider of quick disconnect couplings, fittings and connectors for plastic tubing. At CPC, we believe that fluid handling should be safe and easy. We engineer our connection solutions to improve the overall functionality and design of  equipment and processes for the life sciences, industrial, and chemical handling markets. Special features of our products include precise hose barbs for superior grip, built-in shutoff valves for preventing spills, and easy-to-use, push-button thumb latches for quick connecting and disconnecting. CPC is a Dover company based in St. Paul with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.

Do you want to share your passion for collaboration and dedication to customers? Are you looking for your next challenge? Join us in partnering with our customers to create the best connections in the world.


This is an amazing opportunity to contribute to a growing organization. Your role as a Quality Technician will allow you to serve staff and leaders and help provide creative solutions to drive CPC's short- and long-term goals. You'll join a creative and passionate team of individuals. This role offers plenty of opportunities to grow your skills and expand your knowledge!


The Quality Technician will partner with a Quality Engineer to lead and manage product non-conformances, environmental monitoring activities, and continuous improvement efforts.  This is a key, high-visibility role that will drive efficiencies in the Quality team and improve customer satisfaction with our products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Respond quickly and efficiently to production concerns / nonconformances, drive initial testing/evaluation, and coordinate communication with the Quality Engineer to key stakeholders. 
  • Provides direct technical responses to operations.
  • Perform product testing to understand product performance deficiencies.
  • Implement corrective actions to address product or service deficiencies.
  • Works with Quality Engineers to ensure robust investigations and corrective actions.
  • Operates within CPC Quality and inventory management systems.
  • Active participant in Continuous Improvement and Lean projects.
  • Keeps current in the field with internal and external education and training.
  • Acts as QA liaison in cross-functional projects and CPC representative to suppliers/customers.
  • Adheres to all safety regulations.
  • Demonstrates support of Colder core values.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned to meet business needs.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 4+ years of experience in a regulated environment.
  • Good technical communication skills with multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Self-driven and able to work with limited supervision.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to self-prioritize and multitask in support of engineering/manufacturing projects.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office; Word, Excel, & Power Point


Preferred Qualifications

  • Two-year degree or certification in a technical discipline.
  • Experience with metal machining and/or plastic injection molding processes.
  • Experience with medical device and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.
  • ERP software experience.
  • ASQ participation and certification.
  • Detailed knowledge of CPC parts or equivalent.


Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 10%


Physical Demands:

  • Must frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds up to a maximum of 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. While performing the duties of this job, sitting is regularly required; use of hands and fingers, and talk or hear. Reaching is frequently required with hands and arms. Occasionally required to stand, walk, and/or stoop.


Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


CPC Culture
Here are CPC, we are committed to respecting and valuing people, collaborating, and having high ethical standards. We have a passion for creating the best connections in the world.


Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting and empowering new team members. Our team has a wide range of experience levels and tenures. We are focused on building an environment that supports knowledge-sharing and mentorship.


Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. Finding the right balance between your personal and professional life is important. We offer a Monday-Friday schedule. Our business hours are from 8am-4:30pm. We also provide paid holidays and PTO.


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Testing, Quality Engineer, Maintenance, Machinist, QA, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality

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