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Waters Quality Inspector in Milford, Massachusetts

Waters Corporation is currently seeking a Quality Inspector to join our organization. In this role, the individual will be responsible for supporting the inspection of both supplier material and complex machined parts manufactured within the Milford facility.  Specifically, the individual will be using a variety of bench and hand inspection tools along with manual and programmable inspection equipment. This is an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Inspector to gain experience within a global quality organization.

This individual is responsible for supporting production within the Waters Milford location. Responsibilities include sampling material for compliance to drawings and procedures, performing checks for verification by following inspection plans and using the appropriate measuring equipment, assisting operators on measuring equipment, communicating results to operators and Engineers, documenting results using Trackwise and other duties as they evolve. This position is hands-on in a fast-paced environment using a variety of measuring gauges and machines, while maintaining attention to detail and good inspection habits to ensure production quality.

Perks of working for us!

  • State of the art manufacturing facility

  • Paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays

  • All benefits begin day 1

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Team environment

  • Eligible for overtime

  • Competitive pay

  • Use measuring instruments, engineering drawings, procedures, workmanship standards, etc. to perform inspection of parts and assemblies. 

  • Maintain inspection records and compile results of all inspections for internal feedback reporting system (SAP/Trackwise).

  • Complete discrepancy reports for non-conforming material (SAP) as needed.

  • Operate automated inspection equipment, specifically programmable vision systems and CMM

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience inspecting parts and product

  • Proficient using various gauges such as micrometers and verniers, height, plug, bore, thread and ring, and other standard measuring devices.

  • Experience using and/or programming automated vision inspection, coordinate measuring machines (CMM), profilometers, and other such measuring devices

  • Working knowledge of mechanical drawings (Geometric Dimension and Tolerance - GD&T)

  • Interpret, document and communicate results to appropriate departments and personnel.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Good leadership, facilitation, and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Analytical thinker and problem solver


Vocational trades school, high school diploma, or equivalent education required; Formal trades, apprenticeship preferred


Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

SAP, mechanical drawings, CMM, problem solving, blueprint reading

Company Name: Waters Division

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Street: 34 Maple Street

Telecommute: No