Job Details

Quality Inspector

1131 Arnold Street, United States | Chicago Heights | Full-time

Job Description

The Quality Inspector is responsible for collecting samples and inspecting glass ware for compliance with internal controls and customer requirements. Additionally, the Quality Inspector must appropriately react and communicate any non-conformity, problems, or defects.


  • Responsible to read and check a line order and job card for product conformity to customer specifications.
  • Responsible for accurately performing visual and other quality control inspections and recording results using specialized equipment and gauges: lehr checks, feeder streak and annealing checks, visual inspection of packed ware, glass wall thickness (GWT), off ware checks, seed counts, gauge set-ups, lab checks, stopper insertion tests, use of optical comparator and thermo shock testing. 
  • Responsible for accurately and timely challenging the inspection equipment and recording the results
  • Responsible for collecting PDS/TG samples
  • Responsible for taking appropriate action when non-conformities are found to isolate non-conformity and cull the non-conforming material according to established standards. 
  • Responsible for general housekeeping and 5S


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be able to understand, read, speak and write in English.
  • Must pass defect test and job related testing with a 90% or higher.
  • Demonstrate ability to correctly detect and classify defects in glassware.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform basic arithmetical calculations.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and understand gauges, instruments and operate various gauges and measuring devices
  • Demonstrate strong communication and organizing skills including use of computer to retrieve or record information.
  • Ability to work rotating shift when needed (24-7-365)
  • Ability to follow departmental and plant S.O.P.’s.
  • Maintain general housekeeping and 5S.

Additional Information

This position is a swing shift and is as follows: 

  • 7am - 3pm (5 days on 2 days off)
  • 3pm - 11pm (5 days on 2 days off)
  • 11pm - 7am (5 days on 1 ½ days off)
  • Repeat

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 11,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2022 of EUR 1.8bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

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