3rd Shift Quality Inspector



TITLE:                        QUALITY INSPECTOR



FLSA STATUS:         Non-Exempt

CREATED DATE:     November 28, 2005

REVISED DATE:      May 2, 2007


Performs and documents counterweight verifications using inspection jigs and templates and common hand-held measuring devices such as, but not limited to: straight edges, protractors, calipers, micrometers, and steel rules.  Performs visual and cosmetic inspection based on established standards and guidelines.  Performs receiving and shipping inspection.  Performs simple calculations based on measurements to determine the acceptability of product.  Maintains records (both electronic and hardcopy). Uses a forklift and overhead crane to retrieve, setup, and replace inspection jigs and to move and return counterweights.  Other duties as may be assigned by management.



· Verifies the acceptability of counterweights at various stages of production including receiving, in-process, and shipping
· Documents inspections and maintains files (both electronic and hardcopy) of inspection reports and quality data
· Assists in the calibration and preventive maintenance of inspection jigs, fixtures, and gages
· Assists in the documentation and analysis of nonconforming product
· Responsible for maintaining a clean, neat, and organized work area
· Transportation of counterweights between both plants and departments



  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred but not required
  • Ability with basic mathematics
  • Forklift license
  • Three years experience in manufacturing preferred.
  • Prior experience in inspection and/or quality control preferred
  • Some basic computer skills preferred.


Additional Requirements:

  • Familiar with gage control and calibration desired
  • Familiar with ISO or QS standards desired


Working Conditions:

Production factory environment.  Hard-hat, safety glasses, earplugs, steel-toed boots are required on production floor.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear.  The associate frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The associate is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The associate is frequently required to lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret specific work instructions, guidelines, and procedure manuals.  Ability to fill out forms, enter data, and file alphabetically and numerically.