Quality Inspector

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EnJoy a 4-day work week!

$18.00 per hour

Benefits of working at Barnes Bullets

  • Awesome co-workers and great culture
  • Monthly Incentive Pay Plan
  • Progression Program for Long Term Careers
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Excellent Safety Record
  • Discounts on Barnes and other industry products
  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
  • Employer matches on 401(k) plan
  • Employer paid Life Insurance

General Summary:

The Quality Control Inspection Level II operates the automated inspection machine, maintains quality standards by conducting incoming materials, in-process production, and finished product inspections while recording quality results.


Principal Duties and Accountabilities (Essential Functions)

  • Follows the documented procedures for process control, testing, and inspection

  • Operates automated inspection machine

  • Conducts visual and measurement inspections on incoming material, in-process production, and finished products

  • Adheres to production scheduling for receiving inspections, in-process inspection, and final inspections

  • Documents inspection results by completing reports and logs

  • Participates in the preliminary disposition of non-conformances

  • Aid with in-house calibration and control of monitoring and measuring equipment

  • Assist as a quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, and reporting

  • Participates in quality improvement activities (e.g.: Kaizen, Six Sigma) to raise the performance of the company’s values streams

  • Maintains effective and safe work environment by following standards and procedures

  • Suggests and implements changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency of shop, department, or work crews

  • Assist with QMS as directed by Quality Assurance Lead/Quality Assurance Manager

  • Other duties as delegated by the Quality Assurance Manager/Lead/Quality Control Inspector, Level III

  • Must be willing to rotate shifts or shift work may be required on a permanent basis                                        (Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Thursday 4:00 pm – 2:30 am and Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 am – 6:30 pm)

  • Must be willing and able to work overtime when necessary

Education, Skills, and Experience

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

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Prior experience working in a Quality Assurance environment or related field preferred

  • Good reading skills and able to follow procedures/instructions correctly

  • Good writing skills and able to fill out paperwork correctly and legibly

  • Must have good math skills, i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with an understanding of decimals

  • Must be able to accurately use Quality tools, such as: micrometer, calipers and optical comparator

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Good balance of authority and diplomacy

  • Needs to be willing to be trained in all aspects of the company

  • Personal drive and ambition to initiate and complete projects

  • Proficient in Excel, Word and other computer programs

  • Attention to detail

  • Must be able to read and properly interpret blue prints

  • Team player

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:

    • Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision
    • Read and comprehend process instructions
    • Record pertinent process information as required

Personal Tool Requirements

  • None

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to outside weather and underground contained conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but is often loud in specified areas.  Hearing and eye protection is provided. 

Safety Shoes meeting OSHA/ANSI Z-41 specifications are required for anyone working in the production department. Anyone working on the ammunition loading equipment or working in the Ballistic Lab are also required to have electrostatic dissipative (ESD) shoes.

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 the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Good hearing and listening habits to determine abnormal machines noises

  • Good visual skills to determine bullet defects and flaws

  • Good hygiene and grooming habits, long hair must be pulled back, no loose clothing or exposed midriffs, closed toed shoes required

  • Position requires a great deal of movement and standing on your feet up to 100% of the day

  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs both ascending and descending using feet and hands

  • Ability to lift, balance and maneuver up to 50 lbs while standing on a ladder

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs

  • Ability to push and pull carts up to 1500 lbs

  • Ability to kneel, crouch, reach and stoop

Compensation package:

  • Starting salary: $18.00 per hour
  • Monthly Incentive Plan
  • Vacation
  • Holiday
  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
  • Employer matches on 401(k) plan
  • Employer paid Life Insurance
  • Employee discounts on Barnes Bullets products and services

Barnes Bullets is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.