Quality Inspector

Company Overview:

DESTACO, a Dover Company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding, and remote handling solutions.  The company serves customers in variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods, packaging, aerospace, and nuclear sectors. 


Built on a legacy of over 100 years, DESTACO offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world.  The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual and Power Clamps, Camco and Ferguson Indexers, Robohand Grippers and CRL Manipulators and Transfer Ports. 


DESTACO is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through ~800 employees across 14 locations.


Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues of $7 billion.  The company delivers innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, and support services through five major operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment.  Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.”

Position Summary

The Quality Inspector Level 1 is responsible for supporting the Company’s quality initiatives by performing visual and dimensional inspections. In addition, documentation reviews are performed to ensure product compliance with quality standards in the following areas:

  • Receiving inspection
  • In-process spot inspection on parts,
  • Inspection for final acceptance (pre-shipment).

The Quality Inspector reports to the Quality Manager. The Quality Inspector Level 1 is part of a workgroup and is trained and mentored by Level 2 and Level 3 Inspectors  . 


Key Job Functions included but not limited to:


  • Receiving Inspection: Process incoming receiving inspection using dimensional, visual, and document reviews for compliance to CRL prints.  


  • Product Delivery: Deliver all inspected products to inventory location.


  • In-process Inspection: Complete daily in-process inspections (randomly chosen product manufactured or assembled at CRL)
  • Final Inspection: Complete daily final inspections (all CRL product that is ready for shipment)


  • Shop Support: Support shop personnel as requested with inspection activities and assist with internal nonconformance investigations.  Document all support on the appropriate traceability forms.


  • Communication: Communicate to others within the company on a daily basis using verbal and written communications.  CRL utilizes standard Microsoft Office products


  • Quality Improvement: Work with CRL machinists, assemblers, and vendors to improve product quality.


  • Cleanliness: Maintain cleanliness of work areas


Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • High energy, strong interpersonal skills, prefers to work in team environment
  • Flexible, learns quickly, willing to change directions according to daily workload
  • Must have a detail oriented mindset.
  • Ability to organize workload and handle special projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, and manage stressful situations with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent communicator including verbal, and written skills in English
  • Ability to provide service status, and maintain a high level of communication
  • Interest in future career development at CRL
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 requirements preferred but not required




  • Familiar with manufacturing operations, processes and procedures 
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret drawings and blueprints
  • Basic knowledge of geometric dimensional tolerance
  • Familiarity with measuring instruments  (caliper, micrometer, etc )
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to become a certified forklift driver
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to pass vision acuity test to 20/20  -corrective lenses allowed.
  • Ability to pass color vision test



  • Previous parts inspection experience matching to blueprint specifications.
  • At least two years of experience working in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Forklift experience preferred


Education and Certification Qualifications

  • High School Degree


Working Environment

  • Standing, sitting, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting (50lbs) .
  • Air controlled environment. 
  • Assigned Desk, Computer, Phone
  • Safety Glasses and Steel Toe footwear required. (provided by company)
  • This is not high volume factory output. The focus is high quality premium products, and compliance to written standards.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law

Salary Range
$19,000.00 - 27,000.00
per Year
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Red Wing, MN 55066, US