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FPI Inspector Trainee- 3rd Shift) at Tecomet in Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

FPI Inspector - NAS 410 Level II Certified

Department: Forge

Reports To: Production Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Performs non-destructive testing on products using fluorescent penetrant inspection as required to conform to customer and/or national standards, by performing the following duties.


  • Performs inspection procedures following customers' specifications.
  • Determines acceptability of product based on results of testing.
  • Interprets results, and determines probable cause of defects.
  • Performs daily system checks.
  • Documents and publishes results of FPI testing.
  • Additional duties as requested by management.
  • Travel maybe required.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be professional, proactive and positive, with internal and external customers and coworkers. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs is preferred.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Technical Skills

Working knowledge of flourescent penetrant inspection equipment.


SNTC Level I or III


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near, distance, sharpness vision and color and depth perception. This vision exam will be conducted annually.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to remain flexible to changing schedules and demands.

Tecomet is an EOE/M/W/Vets/Disabled