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Quality Inspector

Milwaukee, WI · Manufacturing
Global Power Components is a privately held, growing manufacturer of UL heavy gauge steel fuel tanks, trailers, large generator enclosures and modular metal enclosures for housing fully-equipped electrical distribution and control equipment. 

Due to company growth, we are seeking a Quality Inspector for day-to-day inspection, documenting quality issues per our process and presenting data in a statistical format. 
Important – due to the nature of this position, a qualified candidate must be able to interpret Engineering Blueprints as every aspect of inspecting our product relies on the blueprints to ensure accuracy.   
The Steel Inspector will work under the supervision of the Quality Manager.

Breakdown of daily activities is generally as follows:
  • 30% Part inspection (on manufacturing floor)
  • 50% Assembly inspection (on manufacturing floor)
  • 20% Processing and analysis of data
  • Candidates should be aware that the majority of time will be spent on the manufacturing floor.
The position's main responsibility is inspection and documentation of parts and assemblies. Once the data is collected, it will be turned into reports that would be used to develop training and/or process improvement strategies. Secondary tasks could fill up all or part of a business day at times. These tasks could vary greatly in day-to-day activities. Examples could include discussing issues with engineers, calling vendors, updating SOP's, or addressing anything that is out of the ordinary or with which there is an issue.

  • Prior experience with weld and paint inspection
  • Ability to follow directions is extremely important and then to follow through in a timely, accurate manner
  • Strong attention to detail is extremely important
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel (write reports in Word, create and use spreadsheets in Excel for analysis)
  • Basic math skills necessary to include fractions and decimals*
  • Strong ability in blueprint reading*
  • Ability to read and use a tape measure*
  • Possess mechanical ability/aptitude
  • Prior experience using Pareto Charts preferred
  • Prior experience in quality assurance preferred
  • Engineering Technician experience very helpful
*there will be a pre-employment test to determine aptitude in these items. 
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Global Power Components is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Global Power Components is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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