First Article Quality Inspector Jobs - Lake Zurich, Illinois (IL)

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Company Name: AFCO Products
Location: Lake Zurich, IL
Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Manufacturing
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First Article Quality Inspector - Job Description


Under general supervision, the First Article Inspector assures the quality of processes and products by performing audits, inspections, tests, defect analysis, first article sample submission, setting & troubleshooting visual inspection equipment, and reporting on results of measurement standards.


  • Conduct periodic product audits/inspections on running parts and conduct final shipment audits.
  • Perform system and process audits (supplier certification, internal system, subcontractor, comprehensive process, set-up verifications, etc.).
  • Investigate and process quality problems to aid in their thorough resolution.
  • Interpret internal and customer specifications to separate acceptable from rejectable products, and provide guidance for manufacturing personal on the interpretation of product quality standards.
  • Maintain filing system of inspection records for manufactured products.
  • Update changes to customer specification criteria as required.
  • Perform Receiving Inspection on vendor product to verify conformance to LT standards. Communicate with vendors concerning quality issues if required.
  • Ensure all necessary inspection records accompany shipments.
  • Adheres to quality and safety systems or maintenance of quality and safety standards.
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required.


  • Experience with QA/QC in manufacturing
  • Knowledge of ISO and other related quality system standards
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints with close attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain and use precision measuring instruments
  • Ability to operate inspection/lab equipment
  • Computer skills including spreadsheet, word processing, and database management software
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills

Multiple shift opportunities - 1st, 2nd and 3rd

Salary is dependent on prior work experience.

Shop is clean, well-lit and air conditioned with mostly new machinery.

Benefit package includes health, dental, vacation and 401k retirement options.

All resumes will be kept confidential.

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