Quality Assurance Inspector II – Machined Core (1st Shift)

Plascore, Inc.


Job Details

Job Location:    450A - ZEELAND, MI
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Job Shift:    1st shift
Job Category:    QA - Quality Control

Quality Assurance Inspector II - Machined Core (1st Shift)

As a Quality Assurance Inspector II you will inspect products at various stages of the production process.  You will compile and evaluate statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products by performing the following duties. 


Currently there are openings for full-time Quality Assurance Inspector II in our Machined Core division on 1st shift.


1st shift would be Monday - Friday 6:30AM to 2:30PM. 


Quality Assurance Inspector II: Starting at $20.29 per hour on 1st shift.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspect in-process materials.
  • Inspect finished goods. 
  • Maintain records and samples according to procedures.
  • Complete necessary quality assurance forms to ensure control of accepted and rejected products tested including reject tags, and certifications. 
  • Certify core material for customer qualification and acceptance programs.
  • Perform internal audits and over-the-shoulder inspections. 
  • Pre-approval and inspection of incoming process materials. 
  • Documentation of scrap in the core department. 
  • Coordinate work in conjunction with manufacturing and sales to ensure product is inspected in a timely fashion. 
  • Conduct on-the-job training for operators in the use of measuring tools, manufacturing processes, manufacturing instructions, department duties, and print reading. 
  •  Review and document quality requirements on all new work orders. 
  • Work with Customer Service on issues of customer complaints, waivers for non-conforming process materials and returned goods. 
  • Conduct prototype testing to evaluate product performance.  Coordinate testing with Plascore Laboratories. 
  • Occasional visits to vendor or customer locations to participate in problem solving or defining quality requirements. 
  • Review manufacturing instructions and process specifications for approval. 
  • Complete requirements and obtain certifications for Customer Designated Quality Representative/Inspector.  Inspect parts on behalf of customer. 
  • Participate in improving our product, processes, equipment and methods.
  • Handle internal and external questions in a prompt professional manner.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment at all times. 
  • Continually looks for ways to improve job efficiency and performance. 
  • Performs all reasonably related duties as assigned. 
  • Maintain a quality leadership role. 
  • Candidate must be able to pass corrected or uncorrected vision testing (20/30, Jaeger #2 Colorblindness, etc.)



  • High school diploma or GED 
  • 1 to 2 years of progressively more responsibility in quality and manufacturing experience required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work overtime.



  • Must be eligible to work on programs subject to ITAR Regulations. Therefore, candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident ('Green Card').


Plascore is an established global manufacturer of honeycomb core, composite structures, and cleanrooms. Plascore's light weight, industrial strength, honeycomb technology is utilized for a multitude of applications within the aerospace, automotive and marine industries. Plascore is an employee driven organization, fueled by professional teams with dedicated years of service to manufacturing.


Plascore Benefits:

Bonus Programs

  • $1,200 Sign-On Bonus - Paid in monthly increments.
  • $1,200 Employee Referral Bonus - Paid in monthly increments.
  • Up to $600 Perfect Attendance Bonus - $50 per month
  • Profit Sharing Bonus - Paid out each quarter. 

Health Benefits

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) with Flex Spending or Health Savings Accounts
  • New Hires are eligible for health insurance benefits on day one!
  • Short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program

Paid Time Off

  • Prorated 2 weeks of paid vacation to start with yearly increases (2 additional days each year) up to a maximum of 6 weeks.
  • Prorated 4 weeks of unpaid leave decreases yearly as more paid vacation is earned until maximum of 6 weeks paid vacation.
  • 10 weeks of paid vacation for 11th year (4 weeks of paid vacation awarded for 10 years of service + 6 weeks earned)
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Parental Leave

401(K) & Roth IRA

  • 50% match up to 6% for all participating employees.

Educational Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement for job-related and certificate programs


  • Flex Spending Account for childcare
  • Tri-Share childcare program

Company Events

  • Annual company picnic
  • Annual golf outing
  • Annual holiday party

Other Perks

  • White-Caps baseball ticket raffles
  • Clean work environment
  • Smooth pace of work
  • Family owned and operated.
  • Security of work for an established, growing company that serves a diverse customer base.
  • Bi-Weekly Pay


We are an EEO employer dedicated to workforce diversity.