Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Quality Inspector in Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Quality Inspector at ITW
Performs and assists in the physical and metallurgical tests on start-up and in-process production parts in a metal fastener facility. Perform tasks associated with the verification and validation of part quality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs preparation techniques of Metallurgical mounts such as grinding, cutting, polishing, and etching product.
Operate and interpret findings from Micro-Hardness testing equipment on prepared mounts.
Performs Start-up and in-process tests on production parts. Have the ability to stop production if parts do not pass.
Reads and understands print drawings and specifications for correct test requirements, procedures, and sampling plans.
Verify calibration on all equipment within the lab and from the factory floor prior to use.
Reports any safety violations, test equipment misuse and/or improper work to the Supervisor.
Verifies and insures that all jobs and materials have accurate information on the Manufacturing Order Route Packet prior to release to the production floor.
Receive and document sample parts into the Quality Lab tracking system.
Review the lab test results to ensure all operations have been properly performed and recorded.
Conducts lab sampling as needed.
Issue and track production gages to the manufacturing floor.
Proper handling and use of low level acids as part of the metal etching process.
Attend the Material Review Board meetings when required.
Sort parts in the lab if required.
Supports and maintains waste elimination initiatives at the facility.
Continually seeks opportunities to improve by taking advantage of available training.
Attend all Company and department meetings are required
High School Diploma or equivalent education.
Prefer minimum of 1-2 years Metallurgical or physical laboratory experience.
Understanding of test equipment and procedures to include various hand gaging equipment and desk top test equipment.
Basic Microsoft Office understanding and usage.
Ability and wiliness to learn new techniques and procedures.