Title:  Quality Assurance Inspector 1st Shift


Summary:  The Quality Assurance Inspector works throughout the manufacturing areas assigned to verify product is acceptable for use, while segregated non-conforming material to prevent unintended use. The role is responsible to document and communicate results per company requirements.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The Quality Assurance Inspector must perform the essential duties as described. These duties are representative of the daily responsibilities of the position, and other duties may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Perform quality assessments on incoming, in-process, and finished goods against documented criteria.
  • Document results of assessments in appropriate systems.
  • Approve conforming materials for use.
  • Reject non-conforming materials and segregate materials to prevent use.
  • Communicate discrepancies and work with affected departments to resolve issues.
  • Ensures all measurement devices are properly maintained and calibrated.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Assists the Quality Manager as necessary to ensure proper functionality of the Quality Management System, including auditing of processes.
  • Participates in 5S and continual improvement initiatives.
  • Accomplishes quality and organization mission by completing related tasks as needed.


Qualifications:  The requirements listed below represent the minimum knowledge, skill, and ability required.

  • Reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, and standards.
  • Proficient in use of basic metrology tools and gages.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, including punching, bending, welding, machining, powder coating, painting, industrial electrical panels, brazing and assembly
  • Familiarity with appropriate ANSI, ASTM, ISO, DIN, and other standards for defining, measuring, and documenting conformity to requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze test and inspection results to ensure conformity.
  • Demonstrated ability regarding attention to detail and documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and problem solve.



  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of (5) years related manufacturing experience.
  • Experience in the Quality Assurance/Quality Control field.
  • Computer skills: Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office, ERP systems (SAP preferred).
  • Proficient in the use of basic measurement tools and devices.


Language and Communication Skills:

  • English speaking and reading skills required.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Clear and consistent handwriting skills.
  • Decision-making skills.


Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to perform basic algebraic functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
  • Geometry and trigonometry skills are preferred.
  • Working knowledge of imperial and metric units and measures.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC