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Quality Assurance Inspector- 2nd Shift at Vallourec in Houston, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Vallourec Tube-Alloy, LLC currently has a Quality Assurance Inspector – 2nd Shift job opening at their Houston location. Vallourec is world leader in premium tubular solutions primarily serving the energy markets (oil and gas, powergen). Its expertise also extends to the Industry sector (mechanicals, construction etc.). With over 23,000 employees, sales of 5.7 billion euros in 2014, manufacturing facilities integrated in more than 20 countries and advanced R&D, Vallourec offers its customers innovative global solutions to meet the energy challenges of the 21st century.


The QA position is an 8-12 hour shift reporting directly to the department supervisor.  This position is responsible for setting up and performing dimensional inspections in intricate and close tolerance components using state of the art inspection equipment.  Position requires high degree of maturity and interface with shop floor personnel, manufacturing supervision and management.


  1. Must be able to perform all duties of a QA Inspector Perform Dimensional Inspections on Products Made to Customer’s Drawings

  2. Assist all Departments with Locating, Customer, Licensor and Tube –Alloy Specifications

  3. Contacts Licensor By Phone or by E-mail when Problems Arise

  4. Verify Work Orders

  5. Maintains the Gauge Usage Book

  6. Verify Quote Drawings to the Licensor and Customer’s Blanking Dimension

  7. Verify Customer Drawings to Licensor Thread Drawings

  8. Must possess the confidence and maturity to work with Third Party Inspectors  

  9. Approval First and Last Article Molds

  10. Verify Traces and Molds with Third Parity Inspectors

  11. Ability to perform Final Inspections

  12. Work with measurement tools such as Calipers, Micrometers, Depth Gages, Taper Gages and MRP’s (Mechanical Ring Plug)

  13. Makes Thread Certifications, Product Certifications and COC

  14. Makes Data Packets

  15. Adherence to corporate policies, procedures, practices and specifications

  16. Adherence to department policies, procedures, practices and specifications

  17. Adherence to OSHA safety standards, and departmental Lock out Tag out policies

  18. Perform Phosphate Titration Test

  19. Maintain Controlled Documents

  20. Perform all other task as assigned



  • High school diploma or GED

  • NDE Level II Certification

  • 3+ years of experience in related field