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Quality Control Inspector

Quality Control Inspector

Pay Rate: $16-$19 per hour

Schedule: Mon-Fri (and some Saturdays); 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Company Information

Engineered Metals & Composites, a division of Patrick Industries, Inc. is a manufacturer in the marine industry and is located in West Columbia, SC.


Job duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Inspect fabricated part for damages, cracks, scratches and blemishes.
  • Inspect weldment for complete and uniform welds
  • Assist with identifying the root cause of imperfections, damaged parts, processes, and quality control procedures
  • Complete all QC paperwork as needed.
  • Reject frames that do not meet quality specs
  • Maintain 5S of area
  • Peform accurate physical and visual inspection of raw materials and finished frames per spec requirements

Qualifications include:

  • Quality Control experience in manufacturing
  • Ability to read a tape measure, lift up to 50 pounds, follow instructions, and read diagrams
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend, push and pull with hands/arms, and reach overhead.
  • Must be able to ascend and descend ladders
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Sense of urgency and ability to prioritize
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Positive attitude and a team player

Performance Expectations:
Safety, quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability and thoroughness of work performed; gains the trust and respect of the shift supervisor, co-workers and other employees; develops good working relationships with the shift supervisor, co-workers and other employees. Develops working knowledge of the production environment and has ability to respond to change. Work to continuously improve the operations of the department through Lean activities and improvement suggestions.

Working Conditions:
This position works in a production environment with the risk of injury. Some safety equipment must be worn when working with equipment in the shop. Bending, lifting and pushing up to 50 pounds is required.

Engineered Metals & Composites is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

As part of our employment selection process, all applicants are subject to both drug testing and to a national background check.

If you are interested in applying for the job listed above, we would invite you to click on the Apply Now button below to complete our online application. Or you can apply on indeed with the link provided below.

2023 Stats

Production By Numbers

Frames Fully Rigged

Parts Manufactured

OEM's Serviced

Windshields Installed