quality control inspector resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking and accomplished in reading blueprints, moving materials and testing items to complete work with high-quality results. Team-oriented worker skilled in operating equipment and organization stations.

  • Inspection procedures
  • Production experience
  • Quality control
  • Inspection documentation
  • Training and mentorship
  • Work ethic
  • Maintenance & Repair
11/2017 to 03/2020 Quality Control Inspector Xpo Logistics Inc. | Ventura, CA,
  • Assessed materials, parts and products for conformance with quality control requirements and production specifications.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols to minimize equipment damage and avoid injuries.
  • Wrote detailed reports outlining performance, quality and defect rates.
  • Completed non-destructive tests and visual inspections continuously.
  • Inspected and repaired products to meet project expectations.
  • Used specialized tools to take precise measurements of various aspects of samples.
  • Documented nonconformities immediately and recommended techniques for prompt resolution.
  • Developed and implemented best practices for defect prevention and continuous improvement.
  • Reviewed drawings and blueprints to determine appropriate level of inspection required.
  • Consulted with engineers to resolve quality, production and efficiency problems.
  • Used caliper and micrometer gauges to conduct physical and visual inspections.
  • Performed detailed analysis on 10% sample of products.
  • Completed and signed off on repair and maintenance documentation for submission to Quality Control Manager.
  • Worked with engineers to facilitate research and development testing, correct mechanical failures and generate technical specifications prior to release.
  • Escalated continuous nonconformity issues to Production Managers for remediation assistance.
  • Conferred with scientific, engineering and technical personnel to resolve design, research and testing problems.
  • Assisted Quality Control Manager and Production Managers with creation and rollout of documentation for custom inspections.
11/2013 to 11/2017 Die Maker Quadgraphics | Waukesha, WI,
  • Complied with safety regulations to maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Studied specifications, sketches and models to ascertain materials and equipment required to fabricate parts.
  • Recommended design modifications regarding construction and function of parts after examining previously used dies.
  • Developed specifications for specialty tools and dies to create effective product designs.
  • Computed dimensions and plan layouts to determine proper assembly methods.
  • Worked effectively within extremely tight tolerances to produce precision results.
  • Maintained strong quality assurance standards by using precision measuring equipment to verify accuracy of fabricated items.
  • Laid out complex machining operations with multiple steps and different machine requirements.
  • Used technical documentation to fabricate and assemble wooden parts, tools and dies.
  • Completed frequent inspections to assess safety and operational status of each accountable tool, part or equipment.
  • Developed and maintained dimensional part specs.
  • Placed new supply orders for parts and tools.
  • Crafted hundreds of steel rule dies over four years.
11/2001 to 11/2013 Machine Operator Marmon Holdings, Inc | Weyers Cave, VA,
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining apparatus to prevent future issues.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Read and understood blueprints, product specifications and tooling instructions to plan correct operational sequences and prevent materials waste.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, including cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses and forming or spinning machines.
  • Selected proper cutting tools, calculating parameters to manufacture components and parts.
  • Operated various analog and digital gauges to inspect pieces after production completion.
  • Fastened and adjusted jigs and stops on machine tables to facilitate positioning of materials.
  • Calibrated machinery to optimize performance according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Troubleshot and repaired machines to increase productivity and decrease spending.
  • Maintained work environments safe and efficient at all times.
  • Assigned tasks to employees and monitored productivity, performance and task completion.
  • Managed and supervised daily activities of six team members to verify fulfillment of customer orders and adherence to general warehouse operations.
  • Assigned individual work plans and reviewed jobs to accomplish all tasks within expected parameters.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Supervised equipment upgrades and modifications.
  • Identified and helped resolve nonconforming product issues to support accurate order fulfillment.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2013 to to Career Diploma | Home Inspection Penn Foster Career School, Scranton, PA GPA:
Expected in 05/1997 to to High School Diploma | Trinity High School, Washington, PA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Penn Foster Career School
  • Trinity High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Die Maker
  • Machine Operator


  • Career Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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