Quality Inspection Operator

Job Title: Quality Inspection Operator
America QA
 Nights 545pm-6am or Days 545am-6pm, 2-2-3 fixed schedule (Shift placement will be based on position availability)
Direct Report:
 Inspection Group Leader
Compensation: Starting range for qualified candidates is $15.00-$19.00/hr dependent on prior experience in a manufacturing environment with performance based step increases up to $21.65 top out (including $2.00/hr night-shift premium) in as early as 6-15 months.

About the Quality Inspection Operator position

We are looking for a Quality Inspection Operator who will be a firm advocate of quality in our business, making our customers enjoy our merchandise so that our company can achieve long-term success. Your duties will include quality inspections of tires and handle product and process nonconformities.

You should possess a trained eye for detail, be reliable and committed. In depth knowledge and excellent comprehension of quality standards are also required.

Quality Inspection Operator responsibilities are:

  • Check tires by sight and touch; correct minor nonconformities on the spot
  • Inspect tires with the use of equipment and machines
  • Include inspection stamps on the surface of tires
  • Cut off small excess materials from the tread, bead, and sidewall of tires
  • Send defective tires to the Rework Unit or other competent production lines
  • Provide other Units or Departments feedback on nonconformities detected through inspection
  • Keep record of defective tires in the system
  • Document and enforce quality standards
  • Separate defective tires and immediately report to the Line Leader in case of product and/or process nonconformities
  • Support the improvement of work environment and keep the work area clean
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by management

Quality Inspection Operator requirements are:


  • (Required) Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • (Preferred) High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


  • (Preferred) 1 year manufacturing experience
  • (Preferred) Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; to reach with hands and arms; and to talk and hear
  • Must be capable of climbing up and down a ladder/stairs several times per shift
  • Must be capable of standing for long periods of time.
  • Mobility throughout the facility
  • Employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, walk, or crouch
  • Employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted on occasion
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus


  • 401(k), 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays


Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time