The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Quality Inspector in Jackson, Missouri
JOB TITLE: Quality Inspector
Quality Assurance Mgr.
Cutting-edge industrial technology meets grit, integrity, and passion.
At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization.
A Machine Operator I will operate a variety of machinery to fabricate component parts to meet close and complex tolerances using class A machinery, including but not limited to mills, lathes, CNC lathes, verticals and horizontal machines, and assembly of product requiring NDT Certifications.
Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform the following essential duties satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned to address business needs and changing business practices.
Inspects and tests purchased material, in-process material, and finished products to determine quality and acceptability as to conformance with drawings, specifications, AAR rules, FRA regulations, and quality assurance standards.
Examines work for defects in material and workmanship using measuring instruments, such as, micrometers, calipers, indicators, protractors or electronic instruments, tape measures, etc.
Examines finished products for acceptable weld and bolt applications, machined and finished surfaces, and proper component parts and sub-assemblies in accordance with specifications.
Initiates and maintains inspection records; prepares reports of inspections made as evidence that proper quality is being maintained or when material or parts are non-conforming.
Marks rejects for scrap or indicates for permissible reprocessing; investigates recurrent defects and reports findings.
Does first piece and layout procedures per plant system.
Ensures that safety and housekeeping standards are met and maintained.
Performs other duties as directed by the Group Leader of Quality Assurance
Ability to read drawings, comprehend and comply with quality standard.
Be able to use common measuring devices, such as tape measure and calipers.
Must be 18 years old to operate equipment.
Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing processes
The following generally describes requirements to successfully perform the assigned duties. Other duties may be assigned to address business needs and changing business practices.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities .
Ability to perform basic shop math.
Demonstrate advanced inspection and measuring skills.
Demonstrate advanced knowledge of measuring devices, such as calipers, micrometers, angle gauges, and tape measures.
Basic ability to read blue engineering drawings.
Basic knowledge of root cause problem solving.
Ability to apply problem understanding, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.
Excellent skills in communication, and teamwork
Possess good written and oral communication skills.
Work with general oversight
Demonstrate motivation and initiative.
Highly organized and able to prioritize and manage time efficiently with the ability to handle stress in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Ability to work under tight time constraints, handle sensitive data, and multi-task so that deadlines can be met.
Reaching above and below shoulder level
Effective communication (written or verbal) and interpersonal skills required.
Punctual and reliable in work attendance
Ability to work in a high performance, fast-paced team environment.
Ability to adapt to and work effectively within a constantly changing environment.
Excellent problem-solving skills required.
Willing to learn various work processes.
Education and Experience
Prefer a high school education or equivalent.
Prefer at least one year of shop experience in fabricating and assembly operations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
Loud environment with exposure to powder and heavy equipment in a manufacturing atmosphere
MUST be able to wear protective equipment, including respirator occasionally.
Composite Toe Safety Shoes
N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)
F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5: 5.5+ hours/day)
C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)
Reach Forward: F
Reach Upward: F
Push / Pull
12 lbs. or less: F
13- 25 lbs.: F
26 -50 lbs.: O
51-100 lbs.: O
Lift / Carry
11-20 lbs.: F
21-50 lbs.: O
76 -100: O
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.
Company: Greenbrier Central
Functional Group: Production