New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB)

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Inspector I

Inspector I

# Positions 
1
Job Location: State/Province 
CA
Shift 
TBD
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Hours 
1st or 2nd Shift

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Description

Occupational Summary: As a general inspector, you will be responsible for the surveillance of processes, product, and quality through a functional area that may include shop floor, assembly or receiving inspection.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

There are three (3) major functional areas:  Assembly, Shop Floor, or Receiving. Within each of these areas, there are sub areas as follows:

 

Assembly                                            Shop Floor                                          Receiving

Pre Assembly                                    CNC                                                       Receiving

In Process                                           Hardness

Final Assembly                                  Tumble

Final Transfers                                   Mid Size

Final Ship                                             Grind Floor

                                                                OD Grind

                                                                Final Rings

                                                                Final Retainer

                                                                Roundness

                                                                Bore Sort

 

It is expected that you will be assigned and become proficient in a minimum of one (1) of these sub areas.

 

The following represent general inspection functions which may or may not be required depending upon the functional area or sub area in which you are assigned:

 

Perform visual inspection of miniature bearing assemblies, and/or bearing components, using microscope and the unaided eye.

 

Perform dimensional inspection using mechanical and visual inspection equipment, such as: optical comparator,  Contour reader, MicroVu, dial indicators, inspection hand tools, surface plates, height gauges, air gauges, specialized bearing measurement equipment, and gauge blocks.  Verify calibration of gauges using standards furnished by the Metrology department

 

Measure bearing assemblies and/or component features such as: roundness, hardness, concentricity, perpendicularity, flatness, sphericity, surface finish, surface noise and vibration levels, starting torque and running torque, using specialized equipment

 

Read and understand drawings, specifications, procedures, standards and instructions.  Write inspection rejection reports in accordance with company procedures, and maintain detailed inspection records using appropriate forms.

 

Complete basic control charts, run charts, prepare charts, and histograms.  Perform detailed First Article Inspection (first piece) in Shop and Assembly of all components or bearings

 

Communicate with Manufacturing & Quality personnel and other disciplines as required in a timely and professional manner.

 

Make recommendations regarding quality and manufacturing improvements as needed

 

 

 

THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION COVERS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DUTIES PERFORMED BUT DOES NOT EXCLUDE OTHER OCCASIONAL WORK ASSIGNMENTS NOT MENTIONED.  THE INCLUSION OF WHICH WOULD BE IN CONFORMITY WITH THE FACTOR DEGREES ASSIGNED TO THIS JOB.

                                                                                                                                                                       

Qualifications

 

 

Requiremements:

 

Education:

High School diploma or equivalent

 

Experience:

2-3 years in NHBB manufacturing experience in areas such as grind, turning, and/or assembly is preferred

 

Job Skills:

Demonstrated proficiency in at least one (1) of the sub areas of Inspection (see below)

 

Ability to use a microscope and all other NHBB measuring equipment including electronic and computer based

 

Abilities:

Ability to convert between inch to metric and perform basic calculations using the decimal system is preferred

 

Ability to read and understand complex written and verbal instructions in English

 

Able to be flexible and respond to the changing needs of the organization

 

Physical job requirements may include standing, use of hands to carry out job functions as well as sitting, lifting, carrying, bending and stooping during the course of the job.