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QC Parts Inspector

LocationWest Kelowna, BC
Position TypePermanent, Full-time
PostedSep 10, 2022

Northside Industries Inc. (NSI)

West Kelowna, BC

Opportunity for a QC Inspector to Join our Growing Team

Competitive Wage + Retention Bonus of $500 + Shift Premium + Much More

Whether you are looking to start your welding career or have extensive experience and are looking for a change, we've got roles for everyone!

This role is best suited for an entry level to intermediate skill set. This is not a management role, and not suited for engineers.

Northside Industries, an industry leader in the manufacturing and assembly of a variety of steel and aluminum fabrications for the Oil and Gas, Forestry, Heavy Duty Truck, and Mining sectors, serving our customers both locally, throughout Western Canada and exporting for over 50 years, providing the highest level of workmanship and service to exceed customers’ expectations.

Northside Industries is the winner of the 2022 Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year, which means we have been recognized by our business peers as a leader in the business community, and a preferred employer in the industry.

We are currently seeking a Parts Inspector for our West Kelowna, BC location.  We have an opening for a positive and team-oriented individual to our team responsible for providing inspections of products, supporting the company’s quality management system (QMS) through first article inspections, sample inspections, documentation control, and continuous improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • QC inspection of parts manufactured ensuring products are conforming to customer specifications.
  • Assist in disposition of non-conforming in process and finished goods products manufactured
  • Conduct appropriate containment actions for non-conformances to limit exposures to issues
  • Prepare required quality documents for customers documentation, and certificate of compliance,
  • Collect and log inspection data, provide feedback throughout the organization to promote continuous improvement and determine trends in internal quality
  • Assist in internal audits of manufacturing and quality control standards to maintain ISO certification.
  • Assist in creation, review and implement inspection criteria and procedures as needed which are consistent with all applicable standards and specifications.
  • Assist in review and log of tools, equipment, and measuring devices used in production to ensure they are suitable to meet required tolerances and specifications through calibration, verification, and certification as needed.
  • Ensure continuous flow of parts through inspection area to meet customer deadlines.
  • Provide input to Quality Manager for annual budget for test and inspection equipment
  • Participating on teams as the Quality liaison as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Work Conditions

  • Manufacturing environment requiring protective equipment.
  • Work area is exposed to heat, dust, and high noise levels.
  • Regular lifting of products is required
  • Overtime as required
  • Limited travel may be required


Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 1 year Quality Inspection training or experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 1 year background and understanding of blueprint reading and knowledge of GD&T an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word)
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 Quality Control methodologies, systems, regulations, guidelines and associated standards an asset.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and positive team attitude
  • Must possess strong work ethic, highly motivated and self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and analytical thinker.
  • Manual dexterity required to lift product, use Measuring devices, desktop computer and peripherals. Knowledge and experience with Autodesk Inventor or similar software is desirable


What we offer:

  • Competitive wages reviewed after completion of probationary period and annually.
  • Steady full-time employment.
  • Dental.
  • Employee Share Purchase Program.
  • Extended Healthcare.
  • On site parking.
  • Overtime pay.
  • RRSP matching.
  • Annual Safety allowance.
  • Initial safety loan forgivable after probation.
  • Signing bonus (limited time offer).
  • Afternoon and Evening Shift premiums.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Weekends off.
  • And much more.

Additional Information

How to Apply

Please email your resume to in either MS Word or Adobe PDF formats.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.