A.W. Chesterton Company

Precision Quality Inspector II - 2nd Shift (3:30 pm - 12 am)

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2nd Shift


At Chesterton, we have a laser focus on our customers! This job impacts the customer by performing a variety of inspections on manufactured assemblies & material to ensure our customers are receiving quality products to their exact specifications.


Job Summary:


Responsible for setting up and performing a variety of inspections, using predetermined methods on purchased or manufactured material to ensure compliance with customer, quality, and company requirements. Requires the ability to set-up and measure the accuracy of compound angles and numerous dimensions in accordance with geometric tolerance requirements. Also requires the ability to interpret inspection requirements from blueprints/drawings, sketches and Engineering Specifications. Indicates acceptance or rejection of material based on quality inspection procedure dimensions / requirements.  




  • Inspects incoming raw materials and/or machined product to determine acceptability in accordance with quality plans, engineering drawings, specifications or procedures.
  • Maintains quality records that are legible and easily retrievable according to documented procedures
  • Maintains and adheres to Quality procedures and work instructions.
  • Maintains and adheres to quality and safety policies & procedures.
  • Assists engineering, manufacturing, and customer personnel in the investigation, and verification of customer and/or process problems.

Complexity of Duties:


  • Works under minimal supervision. Works independently & follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.
  • Must interact effectively with other department personnel, such as purchasing, manufacturing and engineering. May interact with external contacts on routine matters.
  • Full use and application of quality tools and practices.
  • Demonstrate skills in interpreting engineering drawings, specifications and customer requirements.
  • Erroneous decisions, including incorrect inspection data, may cause delays in production schedules.
  • Ability to work under pressure

Essential Skills:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to inspect to Engineering drawings; quality procedures; purchase order requirements; product, process and material specifications and visual standards           

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School or equivalent; Trade school or apprentice program preferred.
  • Knowledge of machining operations, types of materials, inspection tools and equipment, and intermediate math skills.
  • 2-5 years of related experience in a manufacturing/quality environment preferred. ASQ Certification in Mechanical Inspection a plus

Other Skills and Abilities:


  • Basic PC skills (Microsoft Office suite) preferred.
  • Basic grammar / interpersonal/communication skills
  • Strong math skills and the ability to understand drawings and use inspection tools.
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality control principles and the ability to follow procedures. 

Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees assigned to certain tasks within this job may be required to participate in our Medical Surveillance Program. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms. Moderate noise (i.e.; computer printers, traffic) exists daily in the work environment. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Works near moving mechanical parts. Exposure to high levels of noise and temperature may exist while in the plant/production environment.


All of A.W. Chesterton Company employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test, and the respective medical surveillance requirements.


Chesterton is an equal opportunity employer  M/F/V/D





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