Under the supervision of the Manager, Quality Control, the Inspector checks and inspects in-coming materials, in-process and finished products, ensuring conformance to company quality standards and customer specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.
1. Interpret detailed blueprints, work orders, engineering specifications, and routing sheets to determine production standards and tolerance limits.
2. Troubleshoot print and bill of materials problems.
3. Recommend methods of assembly, welding, and production.
4. Perform inspection on first piece, in process, purchased part and finished material and products, ensuring conformance to specifications.
5. Test finished products for paint quality and thickness, welding quality, dimensions, fit, blast profile, and appearance.
6. Perform tests including hardness testing, air testing welds, and magna-flux testing.
7. Route product for re-work.
8. Complete all required records and paperwork to include inspection reports, damage reports, return reports, and re-work orders.
9. Process purchase damage numbers when incorrect material is received.
10. Ensure finished product is packaged and loaded correctly to minimize possible damage during transportation.
11. Analyze inspection results and assist in addressing and resolving production problems causing deviations from existing standards.
12. Communicate with plant supervision noted deviations of tolerances and quality.
13. Recommend modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
14. Make recommendations regarding safe working methods.
15. Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures.
16. Comply with all safety and sanitation regulations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Requires a high school diploma or GED and three years of related manufacturing experience; or five years of progressively responsible related experience; or a combination of education and experience. Requires additional in-house training on special areas as appropriate.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents such as blueprints, routings, work orders, engineering specifications and safety regulations. Ability to write routine reports and documentation. Ability to effectively present information to customers and other employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as dimensions, tolerances, proportions and percentages . Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Requires the ability to operate various tools and equipment to include micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, paint film gauge, squares, amp and volt meters, hardness testers, measuring tape, profile gauge, and various other precision measuring devices. Requires knowledge of welding, painting, and fit-up useful.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach above shoulders; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Vulcan is a longtime family owned, family oriented manufacturing company with locations in the Menomonee Valley and Glendale areas. We have a strong culture of training and education of our employees and prefer to promote from within whenever possible. Safety is our number 1 priority. Benefits package includes available 401K Plan, health, dental and vision coverage, life, accident and short term disability policies also available.
Role: Quality Inspector
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