Quality Inspector 2nd Shift

Manufacturing Niles, Illinois


Build your Career with an Industry Leader

Fort Dearborn Company is a leader in printed labels for the consumer products industry. Join Fort Dearborn and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to excellence and industry leadership for almost 100 years.

The Quality Inspector preforms daily tasks that ensure products manufactured meet approved specifications, regulatory and quality requirements.  


  • Perform audits per applicable sampling plans, shipping, converting audits.
  • Inspect Labels from Customer RMAs to ensure that labels have no defects
  • Active involvement in data integrity, testing methodology standardize practice system and non-conformance material containment process.
  • Assist in process capability testing and routine inspection and testing of product.
  • Effective system based communication with other Quality Department team members, and Operations.
  • Perform aged testing for all departments and project testing for technical.
  • Help to maintain all quality record documentation including: Internal audit records, management review meeting minutes and charts, calibration records, training records, internal non-conformance’s, customer complaints, vendor non-conformance’s, corrective action reports and meeting action items.
  • Perform product inspection audits at set intervals at each machine to ensure product being produced meets or exceeds the specified standards.
  • Create and manage color standards.
  • Aid in the management of Process Control Plans and Product Spec Sheets. (Quality Windows Software)
  • Understand and competently use the measurement tools required: UPC, Verifier, Scales, Ruler, Calipers, Static Meter, Sutherland Rub Tester, etc.
  • Manage non-conformance Product Procedure and Quality Hold Area.
  • Provide training on new quality processes and best practices
  • Perform QA laboratory testing as required for specified product lines.
  • Follow all plant and department specific safety rules, including use of all required personal protective equipment.
  • Understands ISO or BRC and HAACP or similar principles and assist in facilitating compliance throughout the organization through a variety of activities
  • Complies with established safety policies and procedures.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


  • One to three years’ experience or related education.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Specific visions abilities include color, close vision, distance and ability to focus.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, lift and stand. Use hands to finger, handle.
  • Every team member of Fort Dearborn is expected to treat all associates respectfully and professionally.

Fort Dearborn welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.