Quality Assurance Inspector at Southern Mills, Inc

Posted in Manufacturing 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Molena, Georgia

Job Description:


The Quality Assurance Inspector is responsible for inspecting fabric for defects and/or deviations from specification, as well as clean and repair fabric.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Inspects in-process production by confirming specifications, conducting visual and measurement tests, communicating required adjustments to production supervisor.

  2. Repairs defects from fabric such as slubs or loose ends using steel pick, scissors or burling iron. Cuts non-repairable defects from fabric, using scissors, and sews fabric ends together, using sewing machine.

  3. Documents inspection results by completing reports and logs, summarizes re-work and waste, and inputs data into quality database.

  4. Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures, and complying with legal regulations.

  5. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  1. Attention to Detail

  2. Organization Skills

  3. Time Management

  4. Effective Communication

  5. Self-Motivation

  6. Analysis and Evaluation

  7. Data Management

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a plant environment. The candidate is frequently exposed to noise, dust and moving mechanical parts .

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, sit, walk, stand (for extended periods of time), and hear. The employee will be required to reach with hands and arms, push, pull and/or lift, climb or balance, kneel and frequently lift to 50 lbs. Repetitive hand actions, including grasping and fine manipulations, is an essential part of the job’s physical demands. The employee must have 20/20 vision or corrected 20/20 vision.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 12:00 a.m. to 8 a.m. Weekend and overtime work may be required as job duties demand.


Little to no travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  1. High School Diploma or GED.

AAP/EEO Statement

TenCate Protective Fabrics provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability,  genetic information,  service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and demotion.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



  • High School or better



  • Data management

  • Analysis & evaluation

  • Effective communication

  • Time management

  • Organization skills

  • Attention to Detail



  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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