Quality Inspector at Westfall Technik

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Walnut, California

Job Description:

Westfall Technik is a global holding company which provides innovative plastics manufacturing solutions to the healthcare, consumer package goods and light industrial vertical markets. The site locations, operating within the Westfall Technik enterprise, are internationally aligned with unmatched global reach in the industry. Our proprietary Stacked Integration Model ™ enables us to operate leveraging a high degree of specialization, extensive capacities in end-to-end design, production and assembly, and first-class references in high-end manufacturing.


Competitive advantages such as vertical integration, speed-to-market and advanced manufacturing systems allow us to streamline our processes and be a complete solution provider positively impacting our customers' business. We are powered by experienced people with diversified capabilities and specialties. We pride ourselves in developing customized solutions with precision and care. So, while there is complexity to what we do; we simplify the process to deliver a customer experience that is enjoyable and easy; providing a single point of accountability.


This simple phrase captures what Westfall Technik is all about. The statement embodies the company's commitment to total support, complete manufacturing capabilities and its bold approach. It is our internal rallying cry. It is our philosophy. Nothing half-hearted.

Associates (and Customers) can be confident that this mantra drives the organization to be nimble, scalable and comprehensive ----no matter how complex the customers' challenge.

We look forward to having an interesting conversation with you.


Title: Quality Inspector (2nd Shift)

Position: Fulltime / Non-Exempt

Location: Walnut, CA

Manager: No

Reports to: Quality Lead


The Quality Inspector (2nd Shift) at Fairway Injection Molds Inc. - A Westfall Technik Company is a position responsible for all stages of inspection to ensure quality requirements are being met by conducting in-process inspections (Visual and Dimensional), inputting data in the quality system base, and communication issues with appropriate personnel. The primary focus will be to handle complete inspection of electrodes and steel utilizing CMM and Smart Scope. The incumbent will work closely with Shop personnel and Engineering.


  • Perform visual and dimensional quality inspections on all products.

  • Ensure efficient workflow of product inspections.

  • Meet scheduled hours and dates of all tasks, with the goal of completing tasks ahead of schedule.

  • Must be a quick thinker and be able to multi-task.

  • Utilize machinery & prioritize equipment usage to obtain the quickest lead times.

  • Calypso software operation.

  • CMM Operation and programming with Calypso

  • OGP Operation.

  • Solidworks CAD software operation.

  • Electrode and steel inspection on the CMM and Smart Scope. For department and shop needs on second shift.

  • Ability to integrate lean manufacturing techniques.

  • Assure that the quality of work is to the satisfaction of the internal customer (EDM Cell, Tool makers) & Westfall Walnut guidelines.

  • Update the schedule as tasks are completed or their status changed.

  • Mark as complete on department schedule.

  • Mark as ready for the next operation in the next department if applicable.

  • Responsible for general machine maintenance as directed by the department lead person.

  • Send daily turnover to cell teammates, Cell leader, & DOO-MM, showing what you finished and any other pertinent information.

  • Maximize efficiency by working to minimize setup and run times in all machines.

  • Maintain an attitude of Continuous Improvement and make suggestions for improvements.

  • Meet all internal customer requirements.

  • Maintain working area neat, clean, organized, and sanitized at all times.

  • Ensure that all customer quality requirements are met.

  • Analyze and solve quality issues that arise.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Technical degree preferred

  • Minimum 0-6 months of exposure or experience in quality inspection

  • Great mechanical aptitude

  • Machine experience or ability to learn on-the-job

  • High organizational skills

  • Demonstrate ability to accomplish all department tasks

  • Able to communicate effectively

  • Ability to operate all machines in the department

  • Familiarity with a plastics manufacturing environment

  • Ability to a high volume of products in a short period of time.

  • Able to understand basic English

  • Able to work in a team environment

  • Great accuracy and attention to detail


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear.

  • Frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit.

  • Frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward.

  • Frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment is usually in a manufacturing facility with moderate noise level, frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, and occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Westfall -Technik is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age for individuals age 40 and over, medical condition (as defined by state law (for example, cancer or genetic characteristics or HIV/AIDS), marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.