Title:  2nd Shift Inspector

Requisition ID:  20712-159

Lebanon, TN, US, 37087

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Inspector Job Summary Below:

The inspector will provide quality control and assurance throughout the phase of the production process beginning with raw materials and ending with the final product. 


Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:


  • Performs assigned, routine visual inspections and other specified tests on raw materials, goods in process, and finished products.
  • Feeds product into machines in an efficient manner to obtain production goals.
  • Tests, inspects, and approves raw materials based on established quality specifications.
  • Uses observation and testing to identify faults in materials and manufacturing process.
  • Uses statistical methods to test product samples to evaluate quality of full product batch prior to delivery to clients or customers.
  • Compares results of inspections and tests to company’s quality standards; reports results to supervisor for final analysis and action steps.
  • Develops, maintains, and posts logs, charts, and forms detailing quality levels, inspection data, and results of special quality studies for review by line mechanics, supervisors, and other production staff.
  • Consults with supervisor to determine appropriate recommendations and remedies for questionable products.
  • Maintains quality records as needed.
  • Performs fast paced duties to ensure machines are properly operational.
  • Performs machine checks to watch for jams.
  • Assists operators with various tasks, including; clean-up.
  • Reports unsafe conditions to the operator or management.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.




Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of the product and/or process being inspected.
  • Thorough attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of technical written (and verbal)
  • Basic computer and data entry skills.
  • Visual color discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Good attendance
  • The ability to work with other team members and participate in teamwork and team processes. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • High School Diploma preferred, technical school education, or equivalent. Mathematics emphasis preferred.

Color Management

  • Successfully passing a vision assessment


Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.


Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral form.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None required


Essential Job Functions


  • Work Schedule
    • Must be able to work any shift.
    • Must be able to work overtime as required.
    • Must be able to perform the job in the physical plant location.
  • Physical Demands
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move in a pushing and pulling motion when helping change loads; frequently required to climb on and off the press platform; continuously required to work above ground on top of the press; frequently required to bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and twist. Frequently required to use eye, hand and foot coordination when making load change. Hand coordination is required of both hands for simple grasping.
    • The employee must not be colorblind
    • The employee is frequently required to lift under 10 pounds and between 40-45 pounds.
    • Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.
    • Must be able to push, pull, and carry up to 40 pounds.


Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, vibration, toxic conditions, powder spray, heat, cold, and potential work hazards from the dryers.
    • The noise level in the work environment is loud.
    • Personal Protective Equipment is required. This includes; steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear protections, and gloves.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks.


The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com

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