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Quality Inspector

Quality Inspector

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Job Overview / Summary (Purpose of this job / statement(s) to demonstrate why this job exists)

Responsible for working with the Supplier on Quality Assurance, Engineering, Planning, and/or Purchasing departments in a dynamic product development and batch production environment. Performs Quality Control inspections to ensure quality levels at various stages of production. Participate in continuous improvements by increasing inspection efficiency and providing feedback on engineering drawings. Records observations and may make recommendations for improving processes.   Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Performs tasks while maintaining safe work practices and environmental controls. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under general supervision.


Key Responsibilities (Main areas/ accountabilities/responsibilities in which this job must get results in order to achieve its purpose)

·    Accountable for the inspection of detailed parts, for compliance with drawings and specifications under the guidelines of the Quality Assurance department procedures and work instructions

·     Verifies accuracy of vendor parts

·     Performs the “in” process and outgoing inspections, if required

·     Identifies and provides details of non-conformances

·     Creates and maintains appropriate Quality records

·     Assists to review inspection equipment

·     Demonstrates the KDS values of safety, teamwork, service, integrity, accountability and ingenuity at the vendors

·     Other duties as assigned


Job Performance Key Metrics (What are the Key Performance Indicators)

•     Adherence to Company Policies and Procedures

·    Related logs and records are maintained with correct information in the specified timeline(s)

•    Teamwork and understanding of Quality Assurance department goals and responsibilities


Skills and Competencies Required (Indicate the critical skills and competencies required for this job where appropriate)


•      Exceptional interpersonal skills

•      Excellent listening skills

•      Good written and verbal communication skills

·      Proven organizational skills

·     Computer skills including esp. Microsoft office

·     Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings

·     CAD experience (optional)

·     Ability to multi-task

·     Knowledge of Metrology

·     Ability to work in a team environment

·      Knowledge of GD&T

·      3 - 5 years previous experience providing Quality Control support within a fast paced developing/manufacturing environment

·      3 – 5 years experience in CMM inspection and programming(optional)

·      Knowledge of Quality Management SystemISO9001 and Environmental Management System ISO 14001(preferable)

§ Experience in the use of precision tools and instruments, equipment and gauges to accomplish verification of conformance to technical data

§ Must be detail oriented, self motivated, organized and able to work in a deadline driven environment

§ Experience in a manufacturing environment (preferable)

§ Must be detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to work in a deadline driven environment


Learning Opportunities (Indicate any potential learning and development opportunities on this job where appropriate)

·      Advanced computer skills

·      CMM programming courses

·      GD&T courses