Quality Team Lead (10:00am to 6:30pm)

Job Function:
Quality Assurance

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.  This role will work a split shift from 10:00am to 6:30pm.

General Summary: Provide leadership in QA final inspection group and inspect product for conformance specifications

Core Duties:

  • Leads inspectors on all inspection-related processes. Assigns work and instructs other inspectors on proper operation, quality, procedures, safety, and housekeeping requirements.
  • Checks and arranges for availability of materials, tools and fixtures
  • Performs a variety of direct labor and other functions within the group to maintain flow of work in an efficient manner to ensure on-time completion.
  • Audit work of others and ensures all quality procedures are being followed and that nothing leaves the department unless it meets all requirements.
  • Assists with evaluating the performance of subordinates against their job requirements and performance goals.
  • Audit work of others and ensures all quality procedures are being followed and that nothing leaves the department unless it meets all requirements
  • Performs supervisory tasks including employee discipline and time approvals with support of the QA Manager.
  • Performs incoming or final QA inspections
  • Assists in evaluation of non-conforming components
  • Writes NCR’s for non-confirming product and working with other departments to get them dispositioned
  • Performs internal process audits as required, reporting all findings
  • Position has the authority to “shut down” non-conforming processes after notifying Supervisor
  • Analyzes and report on materials, processes and products
  • Communicates drawing and or BOM (Bill of Materials) discrepancies to Engineering
  • Report violations of ISO standard to the Quality Manager
  • Assists in the analysis of components to help identify potential quality issues
  • Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Contribute to team effort by training others in performance of inspection tasks as needed
  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret complex drawings, schematics
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to supervisor and coordinate activities within a department comprised of diverse tasks and demanding schedules.
  • Must have basic computer skills in MS Word and Excel Experience using an ERP system desirable
  • Ability to utilize mechanical inspection measuring tools.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Must be able to understand and apply elements of corrective and preventive actions
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to support production and team supervision.


  • Associated degree in Quality discipline or equivalent work experience and skill development required
  • 2+ years experience performing technical work in a manufacturing environment
  • ASQ CQT certification preferred

Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. As part of our organization, you also help power the world!

G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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