QUALITY TECHNICIAN - Weatherby, Inc. - Sheridan, WY

Weatherby, Inc


Responsible for performing inspection processes for all purchased and manufactured components. Maintain records of inspection data for all incoming product and update inspection SOPs in correspondence with Quality Engineer


  • Verify parts received are those specified on plans prior to use in production
  • Work to resolve/correct issues with components adequately and timely
  • Maintain quality control data
  • Know and understand Weatherby products and processes
  • In concert with the Engineering Department, ensure quality from start to finish of all new and developing Weatherby products
  • Participate in system improvement and problem solving


  • Maintain measures for both in-house and vendor quality control to ensure all are operating with current specification and design criteria
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma required, Associates Degree in a field related to mathematics, machining, or inspections preferred; 2-5 years' experience handling measuring equipment and following quality inspection processes
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Technical capacity
    • Ability to read, analyze and understand technical drawings, documents and specifications
    • Understanding of manufacturing systems
    • Knowledge of inspection and testing methods
    • Basic understanding of Statistics
    • Ability to read engineering drawings
    • Ability to use devices including, but not limited to, micrometers, calipers, heights gauges, etc
  • Microsoft Suite and strong computer skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Initiative
    • "Can do" attitude
    • High level of self-initiative and reliability
    • Resourceful
  • Thorough
    • High level of attention to detail
  • Time management
    • Ability to complete work and meet deadlines with limited supervision
    • Ability to manage, prioritize and balance multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Problem solving/analysis
    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
    • Familiarity with structured problem-solving methods


  • Meet objective goals assigned during quarterly performance coaching
  • Maintain timely flow of product through the inspection area
  • Manage product related issues through final disposition in a timely manner


While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to acknowledge:

  • Working expectations: This is largely a sedentary role, however while performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • Specific vision abilities: include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Weight requirement: The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 56 pounds and push/pull up to 52 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job operates in a clerical office setting, routinely uses standard office equipment including computers, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, this position will be exposed to the manufacturing/factory environment and be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in this work environment can be loud.


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