Quality Control Inspector

Cherubini Metal Works, a member of the Cherubini Group of Companies, is currently looking for a Quality Control Inspector to join our team in Dartmouth, NS!

We have an outstanding Safety Culture that focuses on the health and wellbeing of our workforce. The desire to be an active participant in our Safety Program is a vital aspect of employment within the Cherubini Group of Companies. We also offer competitive compensation and benefits.

Reports To

Quality Assurance Manager



We are looking for a responsible Quality Inspector to check the quality of all incoming and outgoing material and products as well as production procedures. You will be a firm advocate of quality in our business.

The ideal candidate will possess a trained eye for detail and will be reliable and committed. In depth knowledge and comprehension of quality standards is essential.

The goal is to ensure that our products are made of flawless materials with well-functioning equipment. That way our customers will enjoy high-quality merchandise so that we can achieve long-term success.

Core Competencies

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Decision-making

  • Ethics

  • Leadership

  • Negotiation

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Problem Solving

  • Quality

  • Resource and Fiscal Management

  • Results Orientation

  • Risk Management

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Teamwork



Job Duties

  • Set up and calibrate non-destructive testing equipment

  • Read blueprints and instructions to comprehend the quality expectations for the product and supplies

  • Conduct tests to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using ultrasonic, radiographic, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current and other non-destructive testing methods

  • Establish techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations

  • Approve or reject materials with respect to quality standards.

  • Interpret radiographs, cathode ray tube (CRT) or digital readouts, conductivity meters and visual indicators

  • Select output samples and check them using appropriate methods (measuring dimensions, testing functionality, comparing to specifications etc.)

  • Use automated systems to perform complex testing procedures

  • Maintain records of testing, information and various metrics such as number of defective per day etc.

  • Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and evaluate results

  • Monitor the use of equipment to ensure it is safe and well-maintained and discard any that doesn’t meet requirements

  • Organize and report test results

  • May perform specialized inspections using acoustic emission, vibration analysis, infrared thermography and laser shearography testing methods

  • May instruct and supervise trainees.


  • Proven experience as quality inspector or relevant role

  • Level 1 CWB Inspector plus 2+ years of experience OR Level 2 CWB Inspector, OR CSWIP certification

  • A keen eye for detail and a results-driven approach

  • Responsible and trustworthy

  • Familiarity with quality testing machines and systems

  • Thorough knowledge of quality control standards and testing methodologies

  • Certification of quality control is a strong advantage (ISO 9000 etc.)

  • Working knowledge of MS Office

  • High School Degree; Further qualifications will be a plus

  • Completion of two years of an approved post-secondary science or engineering program would be an asset.

  • Certification in Non-destructive testing by Natural Resources Canada available in three levels would be an asset

Work Conditions

  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals

  • Work prioritization

  • Meeting deadlines and decision making

  • Handle work pressure

  • Detailed subject knowledge and company`s work procedure

  • Able to deal with various department coordination