• Rockford
  • Rockford, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Life Insurance, 401K

Any and all GKN products and goods will be inspected to insure they conform to customer and/or GKN print specifications and processing instructions. These products and goods will include purchased components from foreign and/or domestic sources. These products and good will included but not limited to castings, forgings, assemblies, parts and/or components that are machined complete or in various stages of machining or assembly


1.Responsible for incoming, in process, and final inspection of GKN, Customer, and Supplier parts and products

2.First piece validation and PPAP/ISIR inspection

3.Be able to read and understand blue prints and GT&D tolerances

4.Participate in gage R&R and capability studies

5.Other duties as instructed by Supervisor or QA Engineer Line Inspection results to include but not limited to hand written entries into vendor and/or customer hard files, non-conforming material reports, material move tickets, and all other assorted forms used by the quality department

6.Document inspection results to include but not limited to hand written entries into vendor and/or customer hand files, non-conforming material reports, material move tickets, and all other assorted forms used by the quality department.

7.Document inspection results to include by not limited to electronic utilization, entries and extraction of data and information using a PC with Windows based software and other specialty based software systems used by the quality department.

8.Insure proper care, condition and storage of hand held measuring instruments, test equipment, and computer generated inspection devices.

9.Must be able to perform all of the job duties called out in the Quality Assurance Inspector classification

10.Maintain a clean, orderly, and safe work area and environment

11.They must have a working knowledge and show the ability to be able to use the following measuring devices:

All types of calipers, micrometers, rulers, test indicators, electronic bore devices, and linear

height gages, hardness testers, ultrasonic inspection, magnaflux, comparators, and surface finish

checkers, operate coordinate measuring machines, perform chemical testing and evaluation,

12.All Quality Specialist must pass CMM testing - After 80 hours of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) training an individual must be able to demonstrate with repeatable accuracy, thoroughness, and in a timely manner the basic inspection principles of geometric dimension and tolerances in order to continue their advancement on the CMM

13.Inspect, calibrate, adjust, repair and overall maintain serviceable condition of all assigned adjustable, non-adjustable measuring devices, hard gauging, pressure, electronic and torque test equipment used in the process of manufacturing and testing of GKN products per manufacture's operating instructions and specified accuracy standards for each measuring device.

14.Maintain all required and appropriate gage and test equipment certification and calibration documents and test records per GKN work instructions and ISO standards by beans of manual hand entries into the GKN computer data collection and information systems or by hand annotated GKN gage and test equipment forms.

15.Collect and retrieve company, personally owned, lost, damaged and past due calibration devices and test equipment from shop floor on a random or scheduled basis.

16.Maintain a clean, orderly and secure work area in order to ensure calibration accuracy, proper handling and storage of measuring devices and test equipment along with all tool crib perishable items.

17.Handle and record inventory, check in/out tool crib perishable items, production, shop tools, fixtures, measuring devices and test equipment that are dispensed to all GKN employees by means of entering into GKN's data collection and information system or by hand annotated GKN tool crib, gage and equipment forms.


The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required of an individual to satisfactory perform as a Quality Specialist. Must be able to read and understand blue prints and GD &T tolerances. Each applicant will need to complete a pre-skills evaluation to determine his/her level of experience and knowledge relating to this job description. Experience working as a quality inspector required. CMM experience a plus




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