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Quality Inspector

Regular Full-Time Professional
Cleveland, OH, US
Requisition ID: 1020


Job Summary:

As a quality inspector you will be tasked with being a leader within the organization.  Your focus will be to help drive continuous improvement activities to meet internal strategic goals along with increasing customer expectations.

Essential Functions:

Customer support:

  • Primary quality contact for key customers
  • Host on-site audits
  • Review customer quality requirements to ensure compliance
  • Prepare  PPAP’s, AS9102 FAI’s and inspection plans for customer approval
  • Timely completion of customer issued CAR’s

Manufacturing support:

  • Work directly with department supervisors and manufacturing engineers to drive continuous improvement
  • Responsible for tracking of key quality metrics:        scrap, PPM and escapes
  • Assist in the creations of PFMEA’s, Control Plans and process mapping
  • NCR/MRB activity
  • Use of statistical techniques to drive improvement actions
  • Create inspection plans
  • Perform MSA’s
  • Process and quality system auditing
  • Initiate and participate in internal corrective action and problem solving activities
  • Lead and assist in continuous improvement events (kaizens, just do it, etc)

Minimum Job Requirements: 

Education:       Bachelor’s Degree (prefer technical discipline) or equivalent experience.    

Experience:    Minimum five years of related experience.     

Specific Skills:   Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.  Must be proficient using MS Office products.  Experience presenting using PowerPoint. MiniTab experience desired. Excellent, analytical, organizational, and technical skills.  Ability to self direct and to manage multiple projects concurrently.   Must be a proven problem solver.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc:          

Experience working in an ISO9001 environment is required.  AS9100 experience is desired.  

Experience working in a lean manufacturing environment required.  Formal lean/six sigma training desired.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, blue prints, GD&T, financial reports, and legal documents.

Strong mechanical inspection ability is desired.  Must be able to use measurement tools (e.g., verniers, micrometers).


Supervisory Responsibilities:


Working Conditions/ Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.   The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.


Internal:    Communications with all functions and levels of the organization.  

External:    Communication with all functions and levels of the customer base.

Success Factors: 

Ability to self direct and to mange multiple projects concurrently.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  At the employee’s request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident for consideration per ITAR regulations.

Nook Industries, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.