Quality Inspector

National Oilwell Varco

China Grove, TX

Perform various inspection and quality control operations of a visual, dimensional, and functional nature, making necessary critical observations, test or completing appropriate documentation. Levels within Job Name typically indicate years of experience, unique or special skill set, depth & breadth of NOV product knowledge, performance proficiency, ability to operate multiple machines, and/or the versatility of the employee’s skill set.


  • Perform inspections on components, purchased parts, and/or finished products as required.
  • 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 non-conforming parts.
  • Maintain NOV guidelines on safety, quality, and delivery.
  • Clean work areas as necessary to maintain cleanliness, health, and safety standards.



  • Supports and contributes to facility goals.
  • Provide feedback on process improvements, cost savings, and opportunities for efficiency and safety.
  • Remain open to feedback and collaboration with other departments.
  • Ontime attendance and timeliness.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1+ yrs. Knowledge of standard measurement equipment and inspection processes is preferred.
  • Three or more years of related experience and/or training preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience reading and understanding engineering prints.
  • Demonstrable experience of computer literacy and use of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Non-destructive inspection experience preferred.




  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Communication
  • Reliability
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Problem Solving
  • Adaptability   
  • Near Vision
  • Decision Making
  • Initiative
  • Color Perception
  • Planning & Organization
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Reaction Time
  • Problem Sensitive
  • Resilience