Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Quality Inspector in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Quality Inspector at ITW

Job Description

Job Description:

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

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • 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.