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DATE ADDED: Fri 21/09/2018

Quality Inspector

Newington, USA


Job Description

A leading firearms manufacturer is looking for Quality Inspectors for 1st shift and 2nd shift (Monday-Thursday) positions as well as one Quality Inspector for weekend shifts (Friday-Sunday). All shifts are full time 40 hours plus overtime.

*Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates who are not in the area.

Position Summary:

Can perform all tasks required in Mechanical/Dimensional Inspection level 2. Additionally, responsible for all aspects of quality inspection of the company’s products, including full understanding of CMM use to include basic programming. Performs a wide variety of complex inspections in the production process, including routine and non-routine visual, dimensional, mechanical, test and functional set-ups and inspections. Has the ability to recognize trends and report on them. Includes production support; data collection and analysis; troubleshooting and root cause analysis. Ability to train all aspects included in level 3 to co-workers and workplace organization and safety.

Primary Responsibilities:

Efficient/effective planning and performance of complex precision inspection for determination of product acceptability, in accordance with company standards.

Review inspection data to assure integrity and investigate/resolve discrepancies found during part inspection.

When required to lead the MRB in resolution of issues, contact of supplier (internal and external) and notification of customer (internal and external) of resolution.

Using the company operating system to generate inquiries, perform movement of material, create job routings, inspection sheets, and any other documents required to perform job duties.

Development, documentation and implementation of expedient methods of inspection in order to maintain product flow in accordance with company directives. This includes developing fixtures, gauges and the training of lower level inspectors in their use.

Correct operation-programming of advanced measurement systems from OEM (original equipment manufacturer) written instructions and/or training.

Using corrective action system and subsequent follow up process to resolve deficiencies found during job function.

Correct loading test in and operating CMM (Coordinate Measurement Machine) with established programs. This includes basic programming, verifying downloads, and communicating results, and training others as required.

Assuming administrative duties in the absence of supervision in order to comply with company directives.

Communicate effectively to supervision regarding problems and corrective action.

Seek and act upon ways to improve daily work processes to enhance quality and productivity, and satisfy customer needs and expectations; look for cost reduction and service improvements; eliminate unnecessary or low priority work; initiate and encourage others to resolve impediments and act on improvement opportunities.

Other duties as required.

Secondary Responsibilities:

Participate on problem solving teams for driving to root cause of internal and external quality failures, particularly related to prevention of customer escapes

Participate in 5S Workplace organizational activities and maintain the area in good working order through sustainment activities, including requests for maintenance assistance when needed.

Education and/or Experience:

5+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Includes proficiency with surface plate layout techniques with traditional measuring devices (e.g., indicators, height gages, calipers, micrometers)

Drawing reading, including working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances.

Knowledge and experience with use of CMM. Use of Zeiss CMM systems and basic programming knowledge a plus.

Basic MS Word and Excel skills.

Rudimentary knowledge of components, assemblies and product form, fit and function.

Working Conditions

Able to lift up to 25 lbs

Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) required for specified activities


Role: Quality Inspector
Job Type:
Location: Newington,

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