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Job Description - Quality Control - Fabrication Department

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are typically Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The employee may be asked to perform overtime.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Required: at least 2 years' experience in a fabrication quality control position.
  • 5 years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial position in an industrial fabrication shop or industrial construction industry.
  • Ability to read and understand fabrication drawings and interpret weld symbols.

You will be performing the activities of Quality Control involving completing inspections and test samples of the material, parts, components, and processes that are used in executing jobs to GK quality standards. Ensure the company is reaching delivery date goals while abiding by all safety requirements as a priority.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect, monitor, and ensure all quality standards are met for every process, part, or component, both purchased or finished, that is involved in the production of a product.
  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation and checklists for all inspections or tests of every process, part, or component both purchased or finished that are involved in the production of a product.
  • Recommend the reprocessing of the low-rating processes or quality of products.
  • Identify each problem or issue regarding the quality of the products and make recommendations for changes for improvement.
  • Maintain the analysis of each device's historical records and the previous documentation of a product for future reference.
  • Rework or reject subassemblies or finished products as required.
  • Document the process and system audits using the written procedures for each audit standard.
  • Coordinate and monitor the calibration of all test equipment, fixtures, critical equipment, and instrumentation to ensure their proper operation and calibration.
  • Assist in the writing and updating inspection procedures, protocols, and checklists.
  • Evaluate problems and make initial recommendations for possible corrective action.
  • Properly label or tag all machined or outgoing parts and assemblies with part and job numbers.
  • Label and stage outgoing parts accordingly.
  • Review turned-in routers and checklists for completion and sign off each paint section.
  • Perform first article inspections.
  • Maintain, stage, and organize a proper level of welding supplies.
  • Calibrate, label, inventory, and issue label shop tools.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily as well as show competence in the following:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership skills, work independently and problem-solve with little direct supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate with employees, management, and other relevant parties.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and related governmental regulations.
  • Effective written communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively present information regarding QMS and respond to questions from auditors, employees, and supervisors.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
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