Mechanical Inspector

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  • Location:

    Wilmington, United States

  • Sector:

    Machine Shop

  • Contact:

    Kevin Sledge

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

Mechanical Inspector


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct first piece, in-process, and final inspections for quality and appearance, in accordance with customer/company specifications, following standard procedures.
  • Perform standard inspections of machined/manufactured products having close to very close tolerances where items are somewhat diversified, requiring standard, straightforward set-ups of precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, verniers, surface tables, blocks, dial indicators, height gauges, etc.
  • Perform more difficult inspections/set-ups under guidance of others.
  • Conduct first piece, in process and final inspections made of the product and check drawings, prints of physical and other requirements and tolerances involved.
  • Determine acceptance or rejection of inspected items.
  • Notify production supervisor of rejections.
  • Notify own supervisor of problems.
  • Perform related duties of preparing tags and shipping papers on each order inspected.
  • Maintain necessary records.
  • Move materials as necessary in performance of duties.
  • Detect and report improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials, and unusual conditions to supervisor.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in clean, safe, and orderly condition.
  • Follow established company rules and regulations safety precautions and maintain quality standards.
  • Perform other related duties as required or as directed.

Educational/Training Requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Requires the use of mathematics together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, and various types of precision measuring instruments.


  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a machine shop environment conducting mechanical inspection.