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2nd Shift Quality Technician

Quality | SMI - Aerospace Division | Full Time

Job Description

Who are we:

Skilled Manufacturing, Inc., located in beautiful Traverse City Michigan, was founded on the principles of hard work and ingenuity. Our engineers and skilled manufacturing professionals aspire to perfection in each and every facet of our business.  SMI is proud to run a fully contained operation, allowing us to have 100% control of our quality and processes at all times. From writing our own programs to on-site robotic automation, everything we do is accomplished in-house at one of our three northern Michigan facilities. Adhering to the principles of lean manufacturing, SMI is dedicated to continuous process improvement. Testing, inspections and certifications are critical to our daily operation. These tight internal controls allow us to exceed customer expectations by consistently delivering a quality product, on time, within budget.

SMI Automotive supports the automotive industry in its quest to drive faster.

SMI Aerospace supports the aerospace industry in its quest to fly higher.


What are we looking for:

SMI is looking for a Quality Technician to join our growing team!


What the position entails:

Manual quality inspections, with the opportunity to learn CMM operations.

Regular position hours will be 4:00pm - 2:30am Monday-Thursday with overtime Friday and Saturday as required.


What you need:

· Must be proficient on a computer

· Must be able to multi-task

· Must be able to use a microscope at high power for long periods of time.

· Ability to pay close attention to detail and not be afraid to ask for help or clarification

· Must be dependable

· Must have a Positive Attitude

· Must be able to work well with others and provide feedback as needed

· Must be able to handle pressure as deadlines approach in a professional way

· Must be able to read a blue print

· Use of basic inspection equipment (Mics, calipers, depth gage, height gage etc..)

Must be flexible. There are times where staying late, coming in early and working weekends must happen. This usually happens without much notice.


What we will give you:

Traverse City. Located in Northern Michigan, offers a full array of year-around outdoor activities.  We also have a vibrant and ever growing shopping, restaurant, winery, micro-brewery and tourism industry. 

SMI offers a competitive compensation package! Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Saving Accounts, 401(K) (After one year of service), Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Paid Vacations (after 60 days), Paid Holidays (after 60 days), Attendance Bonus Program and a personnel Referral Bonus program! Opportunities for overtime are available.


If you are interested in joining the SMI Team - please submit your resume and cover letter to