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Country:  United States

Houston, TX, United States

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  On-site

Quality Control Inspector - Houston, TX

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



Title:                     Quality Control Inspector
Travel estimate:   15% Intrastate (Dependent on location)
Education:           High School Diploma, equivalent or higher – dependent on commensurate experience
Requirements:    Valid Driver’s License

Reports to: Quality Manager

Quality Control Inspector will conduct physical inspections for quality related project requirements at the Houston manufacturing site, remote sites, and vendor sites. Perform receipt inspection of parts and items, verifying for compliance and preventing nonconforming material from being introduced to the value stream.

Overview of Quality Control Inspector Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Auditing experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, writing and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management System (QMS) requirements
  • Standard manufacturing process knowledge
  • Familiarity with Customer Requirements

Role Specific

  • Complete 100%-dimensional inspections on all in-process parts.
  • Developing and maintaining company inspection reports.
  • Document ALL rejected parts using correct documentation.
  • Investigate practices and procedures and perform internal quality system audit to determine quality standards and whether these standards are being met. Implement corrective action as required.
  • Use a variety of precision measuring instruments and test equipment. This will include but not be limited to: Micrometers, Calipers, Measuring Tape, Protractor and Radius Gauges, etc..
  • Work with Engineering and internal departments to correct defects or issues.
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area including equipment and performs all assignments in a safe manner and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Visual acuity to read directions and prints to ensure they meet standards.
  • Physical ability to perform work requiring frequent stooping, bending. Ability to lift and carry 50lbs frequently.
  • Perform VT on in-process and completed welded assemblies per AWS D1.1 and D14.1.
  • Perform fit-up inspections.
  • Identifying possible areas for improvement in quality control processes.
  • Coordinate NDE examination with third party vendors.
  • Coordinate Welding Qualification Testing to AWS D14.1.
  • Assist in Bi-annual CWB 47.1 audit and welder testing session.
  • Assist in the creation of project data books.
  • Perform both in-process and final paint inspections.
  • Perform root cause investigations.
  • Performs additional quality related tasks as may be assigned by the KES Quality Manager



  • 2+ years quality assurance or control experience preferred.
  • Proficiency using SAP is preferred.


Traits / Skills


  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision; must be a self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Welding inspection background
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, both mechanical and electrical
  • Self-directed and the ability to interact with supervisors, engineers, and customers effectively.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Strong teamwork and networking skills
  • Electrical inspection background
  • Paint inspection background

Preferred Candidate will have:
Familiarity with Quality Assurance and Control processes in a regulated environment






Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


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