Kaspar Wire Works: Quality Control

Job Description:

Primary Function

The Quality Control position is responsible for maintaining quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production and finished products.  It is also responsible for recording quality results is appropriate databases and identifying corrective actions for project development. 

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Approve incoming material by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.
  • Approve in-process production by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; communicating required adjustments to QA/QC Manager.
  • Approve finished product by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; returning products for re-work; confirming re-work.
  • Document inspection results by completing reports and logs; summarizing re-work and waste; inputting data into quality database.
  • Keep measurement equipment operating by following operating instructions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Accomplish quality and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Travel up to 5% required
  • All other duties assigned by management


  • Analytical 
  • Documentation Skills
  • Promoting Process Improvement
  • Exposure to manufacturing methods and procedures
  • Supports innovation
  • CAD understanding
  • Team oriented and focused on business benefits


  • Lean / Six Sigma Trained – certification a plus
  • Metal working industry experience
  • Experience in and ERP environment
  • Proficient with MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc…) and accounting or inventory software required
  • Must possess 5 year driving record with clear history for the past three years

Physical Requirements:

  • Extended periods of sitting and/or walking (75%)
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently (25%) and 75 pounds assisted occasionally (0-33%) from one (1) to four (4 ) feet levels
  • Must be able to carry 40 pounds occasionally (0-33%) from 10 to 60 feet distances
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, leaning (25%)

Work Environment:

  • Typically inside a climate-controlled office and is required to move from office to manufacturing areas and outdoors to perform duties
  • Occasional exposure to manufacturing environment where the use and wear of proper protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses or side shields on glasses is mandatory
  • Extended periods of sitting and/or walking