Quality Inspector (2nd Shift)


Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Aurora, Ohio

This position is within the Mining And Metals Industry

Job Summary

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). Pyrotek is a global leader in high temperature materials and our products impact virtually everyone in the developed world. Our global team has worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve and innovate the everyday!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Shift:  Monday - Thursday, 4:30 pm - 2:30 am (will train on day shift until transition to 2nd shift)

Uphold commitment to quality by inspecting incoming materials, products being processed, parts and assemblies and finished products for conformance to standards.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Utilize appropriate equipment to thoroughly test and inspect finished products and parts for compliance with company standards.
  2. Examine material based on conformance to specification and may accept or reject. Keep records and make reports indicating results of inspections.   Report defective materials and perform patchwork and any other repairs to the product as needed.
  3. Document and perform computerized transactions relating to receiving, inspecting, storing, transporting and issuing materials. Load, unload, and move materials within warehouse. 
  4. Use material handling equipment including hoists, pallet jacks, and dollies to store and deliver materials, parts, supplies, equipment and product. 
  5. Utilizing appropriate equipment, thoroughly test and inspect finished products and parts for compliance with company standards by completing all necessary documentation for traceability.  Accurately record and analyze the results of inspections/tests in order to decide whether to certify or reject specific products.  Use data to help solve production issues and/or recommend improvements.
  6. Maintain clean work area and ensure all equipment used is in proper working condition.
  7. Promote positive team member and customer relations by supporting Pyrotek’s commitment to a working environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility.  Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful.
  8. Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  9. Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills.  Work effectively within team environments both within your department and across the organization.
  10. Cooperate and comply fully with all Pyrotek policies and procedures.  Actively support and follow the Pyrotek Safety Program.
  11. Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.
  12. Consistently promote and communicate Pyrotek’s core values through work performance and excellent customer service.   
  13. Maintain clean work area and ensure all equipment used is in proper working condition.
  14. Perform other tasks as assigned.

Physical/Sensory Requirements:
The following physical activities described here are representative of those required by an team member to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation, if feasible, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of position.

Must be able to sit for long periods-of-time, bend and reach, use stairs, walk on concrete floors, lift or push up to 50 pounds occasionally and communicate effectively in English by telephone, in person and in writing. Effectively use a personal computer, office equipment and telephone.

Working Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts such as hoists. The noise level in the work environment and job sites may be loud.  Team members must be able to withstand temperature variations within plant environment based on seasons. 


Education/Experience:  High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) / Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), or equivalent combination of education and life experiences. Minimum two (2) years of experience with measurement devices such as calipers, micrometers and gauges. 


Core People Skills.  Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization.  Genuine with high ethical standards and values and personal integrity and honesty.  Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations.

Production Quality and Process.  Knowledge of production processes, quality control, and techniques for effective and accurate manufacturing. 

Quality Inspection.  Ability to proficiently use calipers, micrometers, and various other gauges.   Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

Mechanical.  Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, use, and maintenance.  Able to perform mechanical tasks, be observant and thorough. 

Critical Thinking.  Skill in using calipers, micrometers and gauges and use logic and reasoning to determine pass/fail and to identify possible causes and alternative solutions to problems impacting quality. 

Communication Skills.  Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions.  Proficiency in writing clearly and concisely and editing work for spelling and grammar.  Ability to vary writing style to meet business needs.

Computer/Applications Skills. Proficient computer skills using a variety of software applications systems.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, including Word, Access and Excel.

Core Business Skills.  Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information.  Ability to work independently, without significant direction and to use resources effectively to “figure it out”.  Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy.  Exceptional prioritization, time management and organizational skills.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

Professional Investment.   Demonstrated commitment to own personal professional development and learning.

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