Quality Inspector

Join the team at L.H. Thomson Company, Inc. as a Quality Inspector.  Become part of our team of hard working professionals who are dedicated to keeping our company strategically strong and growing.

This hands-on position requires strong metrology skills and experience working with high precision machined parts and assemblies.  Our focus is the aerospace and industrial sectors as well as the Thomson line of high-end patented bicycle components.  Thomson is well established and has many growth opportunities.

If you would like to be in an environment where Production and Quality work together, then Thomson is the place for you!  Each employee is given the tools needed to be responsible for the quality of every part made. 


Under moderate supervision, inspects work for defects in all phases of the process.  Checks first and last parts produced and subsequent spot checks.  Responsible for inspecting quality of work produced on machines or assembly process.


  • Performs first article inspections and documents in Net-inspect software.
  • Performs receiving inspection on assembly hardware and raw materials and verifies certifications and compares to purchase orders.
  • Inspects contract machining and/or outside processing work and verify the certifications.
  • Read and interpret blue prints and mechanical drawings
  • Complete in-process inspections daily
  • Complete inspection audit of finished parts to send to special processing.
  • Read, interpret, and document on job work order router.
  • Ensure identification and traceability of product from receipt of materials through shipment to customer
  • Inspection of tooling from the Tool Room.
  • Calibrate inspection gages and tooling and enter into calibration software.
  • Writing of “Rejection Tags” for discrepant parts from Thomson and suppliers.
  • Work with Purchasing, Engineering, and Production Control to complete inspections so that finished product may be shipped.
  • Train inspectors, machine operators, and others in the proper use and calibration of gages, fixtures, and tooling.


  • Reports directly to the Quality Manager


  • Requires 6 months to 2 years of manufacturing experience.
  • Must have working knowledge of company work procedures and practices
  • Must have working knowledge and use of precision testing equipment and tools
  • Must have working knowledge of calibration techniques and calibration software
  • Read and interpret blue prints and mechanical drawings
  • Have working knowledge of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances)
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination
  • Must have ability to count to report defect quantities
  • Must have demonstrated ability to pay attention to details
  • Must be able to operate computer equipment


  • Manufacturing environment with moderate noise level and concrete floors.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and some amount of dust from manufacturing process.   Some chemicals may be present in workstation.


  • Ability to move around the manufacturing facilities and offices.
  • Must be able to handwrite or type record results of inspections.
  • Must be able to operate mechanical and electronic measuring devices
  • Visual acuity necessary to perform quality inspections.
  • Ability to play close attention to detail.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to occasionally manipulate product weighing ten pounds; must be able to occasionally lift up to fifty pounds.
  • Must be able to wear safety glasses when required.
  • Bending, twisting, kneeling, turning, pushing, and pulling are required.
  • Presence at the worksite during assigned shift is essential.

The L.H. Thomson Company is a privately held manufacturing company with 80 employees, centrally located in Macon, Georgia.  Thomson is located 90 miles south of Atlanta and is a short commute to Warner Robins,  recognized as one of “The Best Places to Raise Kids” in Business Week.

Thomson offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary.  Come make a difference at Thomson.  See our website at www.lhthomson.com.

Please select one of the following options to submit your resume for consideration: Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary history to jobs@lhthomson.com, reply to our ad at www.monster.com, or mail to L.H. Thomson Company, Inc., ATTN: Human Resources

L.H. Thomson Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with all applicable employment laws and is a Drug Free Work Place.