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Production Test Inspector

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Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.

Tasks:

  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
  • Inspect, test, or measure materials, products, installations, and work for conformance to specifications.
  • Notify supervisors and other personnel of production problems, and assist in identifying and correcting these problems.
  • Discard or reject products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Mark items with details such as grade and acceptance or rejection status.
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded.

Skills:

  • Quality Control Analysis – Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Instructing – Teaching others how to do something.
  • Operation Monitoring – Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Learning Strategies – Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things. 

Attributes:

  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Near Vision – The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

Experience And Education: High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate); 

Physical Requirements: Must work in clean room environment