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Quality Inspector

Company: Enerpac Tool Group Corp.
Location: Anacortes
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Cortland is a global designer, manufacturer, and supplier of technologically advanced ropes, slings, and strength members. Collaborating with customers, our team uses its experience in high performance materials and market knowledge to transform ideas into proven products. For more than 35 years, our custom-built solutions have been developed for work in the toughest environments and to overcome some of the world's greatest challenges. They consistently enable our customers to meet the demands of the aerospace, defense, medical, research, subsea, marine, and energy industries.

Cortland is wholly owned by Enerpac Tool Group. Enerpac Tool Group is a premier industrial tools and services company serving a broad and diverse set of customers in more than 25 countries. The Company's businesses are global leaders in high pressure hydraulic tools, controlled force products and solutions for precise positioning of heavy loads that help customers safely and reliably tackle some of the most challenging jobs around the world. The Company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Enerpac Tool Group trades on the NYSE under the symbol "EPAC".

For further information on Enerpac Tool Group and its businesses, visit the Company's website at

Job Title:

Quality Inspector

Job type (production, support, professional, managerial):



Anacortes, WA

Reports To (title):

Quality Leader


Cortland Company



Approved By:

Human Resources

Approved Date:

April 2021

Summary - basic function of the role

The Quality Inspector shall operate test machinery and carry out destructive and non-destructive testing for the verification of product compliance against standards. The Quality Inspector will also work with the Quality Team towards the increase in the efficiency of the manufacturing process by reducing variation in production material as well as ensuring quality products as a final result.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect parts and products to customer, company, and supplier dimensional drawings and standards.
  • Perform destructive and non-destructive testing such as proof load, break tests, electrical resistance tests, elongation tests, as applicable to the product under inspection.
  • Perform inspections, tests, and record findings and results as per the Standard Rope and Qualification process program (SRQ).
  • Perform incoming inspection of critical products, noncompliant and/or returned materials for verification, disposition and recording of appropriate information and records, as required.
  • Generate inspection reports, maintain and control inspection records.
  • May be assigned duties and responsibilities that are suitable to the skill and experience level of the inspector.
  • Responsible for completion of NCRs and investigations as assigned by the manager.
  • Certification/de-certification of incoming parts.
  • Process "Priorities" in a timely manner.
  • Keep a safe and clean environment and Follow safety rules of the production floor.
  • Perform compliance assessments and audits.
  • Accompany third party inspectors for validation of test reports and witnessing purposes.
  • Additional tasks as assigned.

Skills and Competencies - identify the ALE competencies that are most critical for success in the role

  • Ability to interact professionally with internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • Proficiency on dimensional inspection equipment.
  • Write and complete technical forms and reports.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications.
  • Apply concepts such as functions, percentages, rates, and proportions to simple data.
  • Be able to work in a team environment.
  • Use of inspection equipment.
  • Micrometers, Calipers, Bore gauges, Hardness testing equipment, Ra surface Analyzer, Bore scope, some air gauging, CMM machine and Standard functional gauges (threaded plugs, ring gauges, plain plugs, etc).
  • Strong eye for detail.

Education and Experience

Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED. Associate's degree or higher preferred.

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience using the common tools (calipers, micrometers, functional gauges, megohmmeter, tape measures, laser mics, and more) is preferred.
  • An ability to read prints containing standard tolerancing as well as geometric Dimensioning and tolerancing is a must.
  • Ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience in a quality technician/inspector role inspecting and testing a variety of parts .
  • Auditing experience, ISO 9001 preferred.
  • Computer skills are required. Inspection records, communication and product transactions are all completed using a personal computer and the ability to navigate through a windows application is key.

Physical Demands

Employee may have to lift documents/work materials up to 50 pounds in weight. Employee will have to be able to walk/climb to a variety of primary work locations, including traveling by air/auto to remote sites. Employee will need to listen, understand, and speak with team members in person, telephonically, and electronically at all levels within a diverse workforce and with supported organizations. Employee is able to work in front of a personal computer and telephone for long periods of time.

Approximately 25% travel to support other Cortland locations as needed.

Work Environment

Primary work environment is non-temperature controlled workshop/manufacturing facility where following appropriate safety protocols at the location would be required. Employee will be exposed to heavy levels of noise in workshop.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Direct Reports

Quality Manager

Key External Contacts/Clients

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the job described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

If you're looking for a unique, exciting career with variety and potential for growth, Enerpac Tool Group offers challenges & extraordinary rewards for people on a global scale. Choose opportunity - choose Enerpac Tool Group!

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