A.W. Chesterton Company

Temporary Quality Inspector - 6 Month Assignment

Location US-MA-Groveland
Posted Date 7 months ago(11/17/2021 1:44 PM)
Job ID
1st Shift


Applicant note: This is a temporary role in our inspection team:


Who We Need:


You have experience with inspection tools and methodologies.

You understand mechanical specifications , blue prints, and drawings.

You can troubleshoot and solve problems quickly and welcome a challenge!


Given these skills, you could work anywhere.  So why not bring your talents somewhere great? 


How about working at a company:


  • With 130+ years in US manufacturing, whose business is still growing
  • That is led by successful, strategic, personable leaders who know your name
  • That has a significant global environmental impact with products and services that prevent and reduce industrial pollution
  • That encourages you to dedicate 5% of your on the clock time to career development 
  • That gives you a formal on-boarding program to get you on a fast path to success  
  • That offers tuition reimbursement, a global employee recognition program where you can win gift cards, a mentoring program, a paid volunteerism time-off program, a scholarship program for children of employees and many more!
  • That has people who are fun, smart, engaged and like working together to bring world-class service to our Customers every day

Check out our formal job description below:


Job Summary

At Chesterton, we have a laser focus on our customers. This job impacts the customer by being responsible for setting up and performing a variety of inspections on manufactured assemblies & material to ensure compliance with customer, quality, and company requirements. 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. The ability to set-up and measure the accuracy of compound angles and numerous dimensions in accordance with geometric tolerance requirements. 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.

Job Model:  On-Site

All fully remote positions will require you to travel on site 2-4 times per month depending upon business needs at your own expense.


Hybrid positions will require employees to work both on-site and remote each week under a schedule that has been determined and agreed upon by you and your manager.


On-Site positions will require employees to work on-site for each of their scheduled shifts.



• 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 Skill 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.

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. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Moderate noise (i.e.; computer printers, traffic) exists daily in the work 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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