Minco Products Inc.

Receiving Inspector

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Quality Assurance


At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


Do you enjoy performing inspections to assure supplied products meet quality requirements? Then this Receiving Inspector position is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by inspecting purchased parts and materials, using your knowledge of measurement equipment and instruments to verify requirements, working with a strong Quality team to support our continuous improvement culture, and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.


  • Perform incoming inspections of purchased parts, materials and products.
  • Use measurement equipment and instruments to verify requirements.
  • Interpret geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Verify documentation and certificates of compliance.
  • Document and enter inspection information into material management system.
  • Document and contain nonconforming product; initiate Material Review Board (MRB) reports.
  • May participate on problem solving teams to support Corrective Action/Preventive Action (CAPA) activities.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities with production (i.e., waste reduction activities, reducing lead-time, and maintaining 5S standards, and visual management).
  • Works with production quality inspection staff to provide support for inspection activities and criteria development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • At one year of manufacturing experience


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience using and revising basic inspection instructions and documentation.
  • Understanding of mathematical calculations involving basic statistics and operational data.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and report data
  • Familiarity and experience with ISO9000 or AS9100c quality systems.
  • Familiarity the use and application of measurement and test equipment for part & product inspection
  • Good PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience with an ERP system (e.g., IFS, SAP, Oracle)
  • Continuous improvement or lean skills


What Skills You Bring:


  • Ability to work well with other departments or groups
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well with co-workers; providing and receiving direction
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle request from multiple areas and appropriately prioritize work
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships with employees and management
  • Strong experience responding to and resolving questions and concerns
  • Project management, organizational, analytical and presentation skills
  • Proven track record of implementing programs, policies, and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal and external customer contact



This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.


Why Minco?


At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.




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