Quality Inspector

  • Crawfordsville, IN 47933, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Closure Systems International, Inc. (CSI) is a global leader in plastic and aluminum closure design, manufacturing and high speed capping equipment / application systems. Approximately 90+ billion closures are produced annually in CSI's 25+ manufacturing sites, strategically located in 20+ countries throughout the globe.

CSI integrates innovative closure technology, high-performance equipment and expert technical services and training support to help customers all over the world maximize their profits. These integrated closure and capping solutions deliver a total system of unsurpassed customer value and reliability. 

Job Description

The principal challenge of this position is to perform incoming inspection of machine and tooling parts while pro-actively monitoring quality, throughput and efficiency. The candidate must be able to work with both suppliers and customers to meet or exceed CSI’s expectations.  The Quality Inspector must be proficient in a variety of inspection methods and procedures to verify incoming quality of tools and machine components.  The Quality Inspector works with suppliers to resolve quality issues, and collaborates with Scheduling to reduce the impact of non-conforming parts on CSI’s critical ship dates. 

The candidate needs to be able to read engineering drawings and specifications including GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerances). Inspects complex compression tooling and machine components for conformance to engineering specification. Sets up devices and procedures for inspection of tooling and machine components. Uses high precision gauges and instrumentation to evaluate features with very tight tolerances. Records/documents all required inspection data and shares data with suppliers as required. Involves tooling design/engineering when fitness-for- use decisions need to be made. Prepares and submits corrective action reports to suppliers when non-conforming tooling/machine parts are identified. Works closely with suppliers to improve data correlation, minimize inspection data discrepancies and resolve those as required. Reviews and analyzes inspection data submitted by suppliers and evaluates conformance to specification as well as determines features that may be at risk for non-conformance – communicates findings with supervisor and supplier. Monitors parts count to insure there aren’t any parts lost in the inspection area. Responsible for ensuring all transactions of all parts are made correctly. Performs all other related tasks as assigned by Supervisor.

This position serves as a technical resource to both internal and external customers.  Internal customers include CSI’s Machine Build and Capping groups, Engineering, and R&D.  External customers include all of CSI’s manufacturing sites as well as CSI’s licensees.  As a technical resource, the Quality Inspector provides assistance with troubleshooting quality problems with tools or machine components, providing inspection services as needed and offering technical advice with regards to design, fit and function of tooling and machine components.

This person proactively works with CSI’s suppliers to improve their quality and performance, and to build strong relationships with CSI’s customers.  The candidate must have a good technical knowledge of machining operations and be able to work with suppliers to improve or develop the appropriate manufacturing and QC processes to consistently and reliably make tools and machine components that meet the design specifications of CSI’s Machinery and Capping divisions.

The Quality Inspector is expected to monitor Inspection processes and drive continuous improvement in efficiency and/or inspection times while insuring that no parts leave the Inspection area that do not meet CSI’s design parameters. 


  • Associates degree in an engineering / technical discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Related experience in manufacturing, including machining operations.
  • Understanding of statistics / SPC.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and dimensional tolerances.
  • Understanding of quality tools, such as problem solving, cause and effect.
  • Analytical skills for both manufacturing and process related issues.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic CAD literacy.
  • Proficiency of MS Office Suite.

Additional Information

Closure Systems International, Inc. may require satisfactory completion of certain job based assessments which candidates would be required to successfully complete in order to qualify for the position.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Closure Systems International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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