Quality Inspector
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 6/15/2019

Job Description


The purpose of the Quality Inspector is to check incoming parts and products to assure conformance to specification. Develop inspection sheets from blueprints. Identify and isolate non-conforming material and generate Material Return Reports. Inspect production parts when required. Apply knowledge of parts and assemblies to determine reason for defects.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty above standard expectations.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Experience in working in an ISO9001 environment. Working knowledge of Blueprint reading and geometric dimensioning and tolerance. Position requires interaction with personnel in other departments, strong interpersonal relationship skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.



   Duties include but are not limited to:

1.  Perform inspection duties in the following areas, receiving inspection, in-process inspection and final inspection.

2. Check parts or products to assure conformance to specifications. Apply knowledge of parts and assemblies to determine reason for defects.

3.Use blueprints, specifications, standard or sophisticated measuring and test equipment to perform inspections

4. Perform inspections and layouts of complex parts, components and assemblies using standard measuring equipment. Will need to perform mathematical calculations as required to determine measurements.

5. Strong ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.

6. Other duties as required.

Job Requirements


  • Common sense
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Exceptional integrity
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Creative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Lead by example
  • Positive role model
  • Area expert 


High School education or equivalent.

2 years of manufacturing related job experience with the demonstrated ability to successfully handle new responsibilities.


Key Performance Metrics


Product quality

On-time delivery




This position requires occasional travel (driving or flying) to meet with customers or suppliers, or attend training. Employee may occasionally be required to lift/ move up to 25 lbs. and stand up to 50% of the time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color and peripheral vision.



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

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to an industrial environment including moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment may be loud during some periods.


Revised 05/31/2019




Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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