Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

  • Quality Control Inspector

    Job Location US-IL-Elk Grove Village
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    2300 E. Devon Avenue
  • Overview

    Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople.



    Inspects samples for conformance. Processes parts through several quality checks including visual inspection, Magnaflux, and stress/strain test. Record generation and retention.



    Various measuring machines and equipment including but not limited to micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, gauges, Rockwell hardness tester, and digital measuring devices.



    Various manufactured, purchased, finished, and returned components or parts.



    • Effectively communicate and advise quality control supervisors, as appropriate, when discrepancies are discovered.
    • Document findings of quality control inspections.

    • Instron and Tinius-Olsen strain/stress machine operation.

    • Magnaflux machine operation and operator validation.

    • Climber inspection.

    • Rockwell hardness tester operation.

    • Carbon shim analysis.

    • Wear appropriate safety equipment as required.

    • Keep immediate inspection area and equipment clean.

    • Report any broken or missing items upon discovery.

    • Other work as assigned by supervisor.



    • Basic math and English skills.

    • Basic computer skills.

    • Blueprint reading and utilization.

    • Procedure reading and utilization.

    • Document/Product status identification.

    • Record generation and retention.

    • Report writing relative to audit or test findings.

    • Ability to use test and measuring equipment.

    • Ability to follow directions.

    Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:


    • 401(k) Company Match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Paid Vacation/Holidays
    • Shared Cost Medical & Dental
    • Flex Spending
    • Education Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Discount Program   

    If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.

    No phone calls please.



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