Quality Inspector

Grant Prideco

Grant Prideco

Quality Assurance
Cedar Park, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024

Job Description

NOV is actively recruiting a Quality Control Inspector for our Cedar Park, TX facility. The successful candidate will perform a wide variety of inspection and quality control operations of a visual, dimensional, and functional nature, making necessary critical observations, tests, or competing appropriate documentation as required. In addition, perform a mechanical inspection on precision machined parts, and create non-conformance reports for all parts that do not meet specifications. As well as support engineers, machinists, and all NOV employees to ensure products are made to print. This is a non-exempt onsite position for day shift work and is eligible for overtime pay when pre-approved by Management.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Perform inspections on components. • Perform source inspections at facilities. • Prepare inspection reports and maintain files of inspection documents. • Review inspection records received for compliance. • Maintain inspection and measuring equipment. • Prepare and coordinate Non-Conformance Reports (NCR’s) for nonconforming parts. • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned. • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures. FACILITY

RESPONSIBILITIES: • Perform In the process, final, and receiving inspection, and work with inspectors and manufacturing employees in other inspection areas. Inspections are made against drawings, specifications, and/or instructions. Accountable for product/process incoming and/or final inspection activities required for purchased and manufactured parts, respectively, and processes. • Responsible for the proper care of all company tools and measuring equipment before, during, and after use • Ensure that all gages are in calibration, clean, and free of rust, as well as in good working conditions at all times before use and traceable to/from their assigned storage location. • Ensure that all records are kept accurately updated according to established procedures • Identify discrepancies and prepare non-conformity reports. • Observe safety regulations, wear all required safety equipment, encourage safe working practices, correct obvious hazards immediately, or reports them to supervisors.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of QC experience in a manufacturing environment, required.
  • Dimensional and visual inspection experience required.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Advance knowledge of GD&T or certification is required.
  • Superior working knowledge of mechanical inspection tools
  • NDT certification is a plus.
  • Mastery of Blueprint reading

Preferred Experience:

  • Dimensional and visual inspection: 3 years (Preferred)
  • GD&T and NDT: 2 years (Preferred)