Lead Quality Inspector

Waukesha, WI 53186
2/2/2023

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Position Description

10 Years Running Top Workplace looking for a dedicated person to join our quality team to help lead quality/inspection for our sheet metal fab division!

The role will be a heavy mix of hands on inspection for a variety of processes, and will involve training another inspection tech to strengthen the quality team and support their personal development. Will assist in assessing, and prioritizing the day to day quality workload in order to support production deadlines. Must be willing to jump in to get any job done in quality and inspection, and comfortable with a mix of hands on and technical inspection. Comfortable in an independent work environment and strong dedication to the company's success.

Flexible 1st shift hours, unique manufacturing work culture, fast paced and fun!

Starting pay will be based on prior manufacturing or inspection/quality related experience in metals manufacturing environment and proficiency in measurement tools. Prior leadership experience/training will be considered as well.

APPLY TODAY if you have...

  • Already started your career in quality/inspection and are looking for a change in company culture & next opportunity
  • Other hands on manufacturing background (machining, fabrication, tooling/tool making etc.) and are looking to transition to a career off of the floor

We hire for character and train for skill; willing to train those with either background but who are dedicated/willing to work and learn.

Specific/Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare ballooned prints, first-article, in-process, final, & any other required inspection paperwork as needed
  • Assist in final/in process inspection for our production weld cell, & all fabrication work cells as needed to meet due dates, coordinate daily with fabrication leads
  • Hands on dimensional inspection using bench/standard measuring tools
  • Prepare, review, & audit first-article, in-process, & final inspection production paperwork
  • Work with department/cells leads & production to ID and correct areas of non-conformance
  • Lead Corrective Actions, ECN's, portions of PPAP requirements as needed for department
  • Assist in maintaining calibration system/processes
  • Training operators as needed on inspection equipment & completing paperwork as necessary
  • Assist in identifying improvements to quality processes

Position Requirements:

  • Prior experience of 3-5 years with inspection/quality processes in a metals manufacturing environment required and ability to read/interpret blueprints, use/read standard bench measuring equipment (mics, calipers, height stand, gages etc.) independently. Experience with Virtek, Romer/Faro arm equipment is a plus.
  • Must be very comfortable/proficient with computers, Microsoft office, data entry
  • High proficiency in math, problem sensitivity, & critical thinking
  • Ability to communicate information proactively and effectively with people in all positions
  • Team orientated mindset, and willing to do what it takes to get the job done


Every year here WMPI we evaluate and work improve the benefits we can offer our people. We are proud here at WMPI to keep our peoples’ interests at the forefront our minds and hope that we can continue to make a difference in the world by putting our people first and keeping business simple by honoring the "Golden Rule." Check out our benefits and core values:

High-trust Environment
Open book Management
Respect, & Servant Leadership
Flexible work hours for all positions
Multiple Medical Plan Options, Broad Network, & Dental & Vision Insurance
FSA with annual rollover, & $0 Fee HSA Banking Partner
Company Paid Life Insurance & Supplemental Life Option
Matching 401K/Retirement Plan
Semi-Annual Bonus Program
Generous vacation plan: 1 week after 90-days, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 6 years, 5 weeks after 10 years

Floating PTO
Paid Holidays, Funeral Leave PTO, Jury Duty PTO

Parental Leave
Monthly Cash Bonus Incentive
Substantial shift premium and paid lunch for 2nd & 3rd shift
Overtime available
Life Coach
Fitness Coach
Registered Dietician
Weekly Group Workouts
Personal Finance Coach
Retirement Advisor
24-hour Fitness Center
Annual Health Risk Assessment
Entry Fee Reimbursement for athletic events/competitions
Core values peer recognition program
On the job and cross training opportunities
Virtual technical training resources
Continuous education cost reimbursement
Emphasis on professional and personal development
Tool buying program to support personal investment into the tools of the manufacturing trade!

Apply today to join the family!

WISCONSIN METAL PARTS, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Wisconsin Metal Parts, Inc. that all personnel actions are conducted in a manner that provides equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees. Every effort is taken to ensure that employees and prospective employees are treated fairly and their civil rights protected.


Type: Full-time