Quality Control Inspector

Job Title: Quality Control Inspector
FLSA Status: Hourly Non-exempt

Job Summary
Inspect, test, sort, sample, and/or weigh processed, machined, fabricated or assembled parts or products for defects, wear and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment. As a firm advocate of quality for the business, check the quality of all incoming and outgoing material and products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain confidentiality of the company’s proprietary information, finances and personnel issues
  • Read blueprints, data, manuals or other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment methods, certification processes, formulas, or measuring instruments required
  • Inspect, test, or measure materials, products and assemblies for conformance to specifications
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weight, grade and quantities inspected or graded
  • Notify supervisors or other personnel of production problems
  • Discard or reject products, materials, or equipment not meeting specifications
  • Collect or select samples for testing or for use as models
  • Document action by completing production forms, travelers, etc.
  • Write test or inspection reports describing results, recommendations, or needed repairs
  • Recommend necessary corrective actions based on inspection results
  • Participate in production meetings with personnel from purchasing, production, quality and shipping to ensure focus is maintained on schedule


  • Consistently display a sense of urgency in meeting all deadlines and goals, keeping in mind that quality and timeliness are of paramount importance to management and our customers
  • Ability to perform shop math skills efficiently and accurately (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals)
  • Knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques
  • Dimensional skills including understanding of standard blue prints and geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
  • Measuring knowledge with use of precise gauging instruments and methods
  • Must have very acute attention to detail
  • Very strong computer skills with the ability to work quickly in software programs such as JobBoss and MS Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and 5 years of related experience
  • 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment preferred
  • Experience in the aerospace industry is a plus

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Occasional use of a ladder to access supplies or inventory
  • Occasional exposure to indoor manufacturing environment
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals, fumes, and moderate/loud noise
  • Constant requirement of specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.