Goods Receipt Inspector

Location: Columbus, Georgia
Position Type: Full Time



The Goods Receipt Inspector is responsible of ensuring that only high-quality materials and parts will be used for our products and that only high quality products are delivered to the customer.  He/she will lead, monitor, train and consult a team of warehouse personnel responsible for the incoming and shipment inspection.


Essential Functions:

  • Monitor all inspections and actions done to ensure a high level of vendor quality.
  • Monitor all shipment inspections and actions done to ensure a high level of shipment quality.
  • Lead, motivate, train and consult a team of inspectors.
  • Make decisions to non-conforming parts/materials.
  • Report and solve quality issues on supplied materials and parts.
  • Perform PPAP and FAI
  • Perform vendor qualifications/audits.
  • Creation of inspection, control and reaction plans.
  • Creation of quality reports.
  • Analysis of statistics and data regarding quality aspects.
  • Maintain communication with other departments.

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable in control and inspection plans, AQL, PPAP and FAI.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills and must be able to lead and motivate a team.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to evaluate situation and make decisions with little or no guidance.
  • Skilled in the use of inspection and measuring equipment.
  • Must possess good computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, CAQ).
  • Willingness to travel (volume of travel will be up to 10%) and ability to work overtime as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferable in the quality department of an automotive company.
  • An Associate degree in a technical field.
  • Practical work experience in vendor qualification/audits.
  • Experience in CAQ programs.
  • Experience in part and gage inspections.
  • Experience in ISO 10474 and/or EN 10204.
  • 5S and Lean Management experience.
  • Experience in ISO 9001 and/or ISO 16949 is desirable.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.