Inspector Manufactured Components

Gleason | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 7/27/2023

About Gleason
With more than 2,200 employees and 13 manufacturing facilities worldwide, Gleason Corporation is a leader in gear technology. Gleason's product and service offerings include gear and transmission design software, gear manufacturing machines and related accessories, gear metrology equipment and automation systems. Gleason products are used by customers in e-mobility, commercial vehicles, aerospace, agriculture, mining, sustainable energy, construction, power tools, marine and many other industries
Working for Gleason, you will be connected to work that matters, putting your expertise to its best use while developing skills for the future. The result is a career defined by you, supported by Gleason and built on tangible accomplishments. As we continue to grow and evolve, we are looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you are interested in being part of our team, there are a few things you should know: We are energized by challenges and the effort needed to solve them. We like working with people who are positive, adaptable and growth-minded. We care how work gets accomplished and are deeply invested in the success of our customers and colleagues. If this sounds like you, we invite you to read on and learn more.

Why work at Gleason?

  • Excellent benefits package including a 6% Company 401(k) match
  • Flexible scheduling options available in some departments
  • NYS Certified Apprenticeship Program
  • Shift premiums for 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • Formal and informal development opportunities.

Position Summary:

The quality control inspector performs inspection of parts, assemblies, products and/or materials for quality, defects, appearance, finishes, variance, and operation through specification or by visual comparison methods. The quality control inspector will be responsible for the documentation of all variable and attribute results, and will assist in the development of standardized work instructions / procedures in accordance with our Quality Management System. This role will be actively engaged in many levels of the organization and must be an excellent communicator and educator of GD&T and proper inspection techniques.

To be successful in this position:

· Use fixed or variable measuring instruments to inspect parts, products and/or processes, to ensure conformance with standards. Instruments include, but are not limited to gage blocks, height gages, dial indicators, micrometers and bore gages

· Perform compliance verifications of incoming supplier materials

· Fill out inspection sheets and ready approved parts for assembly

· Demonstrate experience with reading and understanding engineering drawings, models, work instructions and specifications

· Relay data found to the Quality Engineer, who then make any necessary decisions.

· Have good problem solving and troubleshooting approach

· Be collaborative and team oriented

Preferred Education / Training / Experience:

· Associate degree or equivalent technical school and/or minimum 3 years’ experience and/or training

· Combination of education and experience considered

· Training and application of measurement using hand tools

· Experience with GD&T/blueprint reading to identify features to be measured, and type of instruments best suited for those measurements.

Computer Skills:

· Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

· Outlook

· SAP a plus

Travel Requirements:

· No travel required

The salary range in this posting depends on qualifications and experience. Actual compensation may vary, and this job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on relevant experience, qualifications/education, and other factors including work schedule, shift premiums, and overtime.

Gleason is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, disability, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, victim of domestic violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Employees are required to use proper lift assistance for any objects over 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees are required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their manager or supervisor.


The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an all inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements or duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.

Employment Type
Full Time

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