Quality Inspector III, G&W Electric, IL

Position Title: Inspector III (QA)  Grade: H06   FLSA:  Non-exempt;

1st Shift /  Range:  $16.69 – $22.59

General Summary: Inspect component parts and completed product for conformance to process controls using visual inspection and various measuring tools of advanced complexity

 Essential Functions:

  • Perform final and incoming inspections
  • Assist in evaluation of non-conforming components
  • Perform internal process audits as required, report all findings
  • Position has the authority to “shut down” non-conforming processes after notifying Supervisor
  • Analyze and report on materials, processes and products
  • Communicate drawing discrepancies to Engineering
  • Participate in customer inspections as needed
  • Assist team members in preparing and entering NCRs (Non-Conformance Reports)
  • Write Customer Improvement Initiative (CII) for audits and assist employees who wish to report a problem requiring corrective action for repetitive problems
  • Report violations of ISO standard to the Quality Manager
  • Participate in prototype review process for all newly developed products as needed
  • Assist in the dimensional analysis of components to help identify potential quality issues
  • Responsible (along with team members from product engineering, manufacturing engineering and production) for the creation/implementation of process control charts for all critical processes Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Contribute to team effort by training others in performance of inspection tasks as needed
  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation
  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret complex drawings, schematics, bills of material, wiring and ladder diagrams required
  • Must have basic computer skills in MS Word and Excel Experience using an ERP system desirable
  • Ability to utilize mechanical inspection measuring tools and CMM machine
  • Thorough knowledge or Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Must be able to understand and apply elements of corrective and preventive actions


  • Associated degree in Quality discipline or equivalent work experience and skill development required
  • 2+ years experience performing technical work in a manufacturing environment
  • ASQ CQT certification preferred

Physical Demands: (The work is classified as Medium – Heavy Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles) Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)

Lifting Demands ·         Lift up to 60 lbs on an occasional basis floor to waist

·         Lift up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis floor to chest

·         Carry up to 50 lbs on an occasional basis up to 25 feet

·         Push/pull up to 100 lbs on an frequent basis

Postural Demands ·         Standing – continuous

·         Walking – frequent

·         Bending/stooping – frequent

·         Squatting/kneeling – frequent

·         Lifting – frequent

·         Sitting – occasional

Miscellaneous Demands ·         Griping, manipulation, fingering – frequent

·         Variable hand/power tool use – frequent

·         Two-person lifting tasks using assistive devices for lifting, pulling and pushing including hand trucks, pallet jacks, and hoists

Customer Satisfaction/Safety/Quality/Environmental:

  • Our goal is to provide a world-class service to our customers by delivering defect-free products on time to both our internal and external customers Your comments and suggestions are an integral part of our success
  • Responsible for ensuring that quality systems function effectively and products meet customer requirements
  • Responsible for following safety and environmental rules and regulations
  • Responsible for ownership of his/her own safety and that of their coworkers
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment
  • Making certain potential hazards are identified and corrected in a timely manner
  • Responsible and empowered to make the decisions and take the necessary actions that are required to fulfill the quality policy
  • Responsible for the quality of his/her work
  • Conform to G&W’s Environmental Management System (EMS) and comply with applicable regulatory requirements
  • Contribute to continual improvement of activities, products and services that will help prevent pollution, reduce waste and protect our environment
  • Contact Info: careers@gwelec.com