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Shop Floor Inspector 

About the Organization Butler Weldments is a trusted partner in the manufacturing of fabricated and machined metal products. For over 40 years, our family-owned small business has cultivated strong ties in both the military and commercial sectors, all while focusing on expanding our facilities, industries and scope of work.

We are dedicated to providing our customers with dependable service and personalized solutions, for industry-leading success in their respective fields.

At Butler Weldments, we rally behind the phrase 'Made for More'. The word 'made' supports the type of work that is done at the company. Additionally, the word 'more' stands for the sale, strength and durability of our products. Collectively, 'Made for More' means that we have positioned our team to expand and improve capabilities, facilities and project types.

But it also means something else: This slogan stands for the people involved in the process, and the fact that each individual has a higher calling. At Butler Weldments, there is a culturally shared ideal of trust and integrity. We believe that working here is an opportunity to support our fellow team members, our families and our community.  
Category Quality  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

The Shop Floor Inspector is responsible for monitoring operations to ensure they meet production standards. Recommend adjustments to the production process, inspect, test, or measure materials or products being produced using tape, calipers, gauges and micrometers. Prepare any documents for tracking purpose, report any non-conforming part to the department Foreman and ensure that the necessary steps are followed to correct issues.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Promote and adhere to the Core Values and Behavior Code.
  • Represent the production department by inspecting materials, goods in process and finished products to ensure they meet basic quality standards including but not limited to: checking welds, welding consumables, base material, cut and formed parts, layout work and coatings.
  • Review welding specifications and/or requirements for each project and work with team to solve fabrication challenges.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in ability to use calipers, gauges, jigs and other dimensional inspection equipment as well as application for inspection.
  • Document and segregate non-conforming fabricated material and workmanship.
  • Work with management and shop foremen to address remedies for non-conformances and prevention.
  • Ensure solutions to issues are added to the manufacturing plan to reduce future rework.
  • Support production in resolution of day-to-day issues, as needed.
  • Remain current with industry standards, procedures and processes.
  • Promote company goals with a focus on Safety, Quality, and Production.
  • Perform other duties as assigned; including production support.

Position Requirements:


  • 5+ years of experience in a shop environment.
  • Experience with fitting and/or welding preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of non-destructive testing, weld standards, commercial and military specifications.
  • Advanced mathematical skills including trigonometry, geometry and algebra.
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed blueprints.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow through on verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of safety standards
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to shift priorities based on the organizations' needs.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Dependability, integrity and professionalism are essential.
Position Requirements

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

This full-time position operates in a production environment. Physical effort consists of frequent handling of light to average weight tools or materials, some handling of heavy weights, some pulling, pushing. The employee must be able to lift and move items up to 30 pounds. Work performed requires constant alertness and activity, good eye/hand coordination and concentrated mental and visual attention.

Safety Equipment and Attire:

Steel toed shoes (required)
Safety glasses (required)
Long sleeved shirt (must be tucked into pants, required)
Long pants, no cuffs (required)
Ear plugs (required)
Work gloves (required)

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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