Quality Inspector

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 work day, swing and weekend shifts 

Must be willing and able to work overtime when necessary

Educational, Skills, and Experience

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, 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

     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 40 lbs while standing on a ladder

Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 40 lbs

Ability to push and pull carts up to 1500 lbs

Ability to kneel, crouch, reach and stoop

Compensation Package:

Starting salary: $15.50 DOE
Health, Dental, & Vision benefits
Employer matches on 401(k) plan
Employer paid Life Insurance
Employee discounts on Barnes Bullets products and services

Applications need to be sent to hr@barnesbullets.com or faxed to 435-856-1040. Resumes may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted without an application. Please send all correspondence to: Attn: Human Resources; with the job name. No Phone Calls Please.

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