Inspector Class A

Manchester, NH 03102


Reads and interprets work instructions and blueprints to determine dimensions and tolerances. Interprets Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance. Measures, inspects, tests and verifies machined, welded and finished parts for conformance to specifications. Manually operates CMM’s, height gages, comparator, etc. Provides support for quality projects dictated by the Quality Leadership.


  • Supports First Piece, In-Process, Final, and F.A.I. Inspections.
  • Reads blueprints or specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances.
  • Verifies specified dimensions of product or raw material using verniers, micrometers, intramics, CMM, height gages, comparator, scales and or/other tools.
  • Measures angular dimensions, radii, height, thickness, location, thread lead, and other specifications.
  • Computes angles, radii, and other unspecified dimensions of work piece by using sine bars.
  • Measures surface finish of parts. Inspects first run parts and assemblies.
  • Examines material or product for surface defects such as cracks, pits, and incomplete welds.
  • Tests units for fit of moving parts and mechanical functioning.
  • Tests parts for hardness.
  • Compares product with parts list or sample model to ensure completion of assembly.
  • Rejects defective parts, and marks type of defect on part, container of parts, or inspection tag.
  • Writes reports regarding inspection and testing results.
  • Manually operates and sets up Mitutoyo CMM’s and FARO Arm.
  • Supports inspection duties, quality objectives, and the Quality Management System.
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.
  • Assists in other areas in support of product conformity.
  • Facilitates effective communications and working relationships (including answering department phone).
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for creating a professional, safe, and clean environment evidenced by: being at work on time to perform assigned duties, following the policies of Granite State Manufacturing, always wearing safety glasses in designated areas, maintaining a neat and orderly work area, and following safety practices to prevent errors.
  • Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by establishing effective relationships and networks with both managers/directors and workers, and collaborating with them to accomplish shared purposes and goals.
  • Abides by GSM Code of Ethics and Business Conduct standards and strictly observes all U.S. and foreign laws and regulations.


  • Two-year certification from college or technical school; or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to manually operate and set up Mitutoyo CMM’s.
  • Must know how to interpret Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance.
  • Must have the ability to work as a team player in a group or team environment and must be able to work independently without supervision.
  • Must be flexible enough to work in all areas of operation per the direction of the Leadership.
  • A personal and professional background sufficient to secure a Government Security Clearance is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of inspection, plating & coating processes and raw materials a plus.

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