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Quality Inspector - 1st Shift in Frankfort at ITW Automotive OEM

Date Posted: 1/22/2019

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Job Description


Title: Quality Inspector

Summary: Ensure quality parts are produced and meet customer expectations.


  • Required to communicate to Quality Control Coordinators, Quality Engineers and Management, Operators, in relation to any problems or concerns.
  • Ensure molding/assembly operators are completing paperwork properly.
  • Maintain current sample boards.
  • Check visuals on parts every hour or as specified and record findings on attribute inspection sheet.
  • Make sure all rejected material is properly marked and moved to nonconformance area.
  • Verify part quality, correct labels, and final stamp every carton before it goes on a skid.
  • Final complete skids/remaining cartons for change over.
  • Instruct new employees on key elements of a job start-up, this will include key items to watch for relative to part quality. (i.e. proper totes, packaging, components are available at press)
  • Make sure all files are kept neat and orderly.
  • Make sure shop floor is clean and organized at all times.

Equipment Requirements:

Precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gages, dial indicators, Vernier calipers, thread gages, and special gages. Also checking fixtures, templates, magnifying glass, scales, and inspection stamps. Surface plate and accessory equipment, optical comparator, hardness testing equipment, templates, Salt spray machine, light booth, spectrophotometer, and specialized equipment for determining and recording distortions in metals or plastics.


High School diploma or equivalent required.

1+ years manufacturing experience (Quality background a plus)

Good measuring skills (ie. Caliper, micrometer preferred)

 Able to read a blue prints and differentiate colors

Must have good oral and written communication skills

Computer Skills (MS Office, word and excel)

Must be able to work in a team or individual environment

Self-motivated individual Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds

Must be able to work a flexible shift, including overtime and weekends

Must be able to read, write and speak English

Must be able to bend, push, pull, stoop, and stand for majority of the work shift.

Physical Requirements:

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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Interpersonal Skills:

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please call 708-720-7827 to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

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Automotive OEM
ITW’s Automotive OEM segment designs and manufactures innovative fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers. ITW’s automotive businesses have a high level of customer intimacy, enabling customer-back innovation to address complex needs such as vehicle efficiency, safety, and quality. Deep market knowledge and strong manufacturing process capabilities allow ITW’s automotive businesses to be nimble, niche problem solvers for their sophisticated customers.