St Croix Gear and Machine
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St Croix Gear and Machine

Immediate Job Opportunity

Croix Gear & Machining is seeking a 2nd shift Quality Control Inspector to join our team.  Croix Gear & Machining is a family owned business founded in 1966 located in Hudson, WI.  Our goal is to elevate precision by integrating pride for one’s work in every job.  This enables us to deliver custom and standard gears to meet our customers exacting requirements.

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Control Inspector will be working in a machine shop environment inspecting fabricated and machined parts.  The position will have shared responsibilities for inspecting and testing machined parts for specifications and deviations from pre-set specifications.  The position will utilize measuring instruments and complex testing equipment in the course of daily activities along with other assigned duties.

Providing support for the entire operation, the Quality Control Inspector, working with a team of inspectors will be responsible for completing inspections using current guidelines as well as looking to expand and improve on current processes.  Inspections are completed using a variety of inspection tools along with visual inspection.

The Quality Control Inspector will work closely with management and machinists to ensure good quality products and exceptional workmanship standards are being maintained through dimensional and visual inspections both in the lab and on the floor throughout the day.

Minimum qualifications for the position:

  • At least five (5) years of experience as a Machinist/CNC Operator and/or quality control work in a gear manufacturing environment;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of quality inspection tools (calipers, micrometers, gage pins, etc.);
  • CMM experience – The ability to write programs and operate a CMM;
  • A self-starter with the ability to multitask and quickly shift priorities in support of production;
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both written and oral along with organizational and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrate confidence in decision making to maintain quality standards and workmanship;
  • Familiar with or experience working in an ISO environment;
  • PPAP experience-The ability to write and maintain a PPAP;
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to enter data into various computer programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to read prints and specifications;
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with and work with others on a regular basis;
  • Willingness to work overtime as may be required;
  • Complies with all safety practices, policies and procedures.

At Croix Gear & Machining our motto is “To Be Exact” and that’s what our customers can expect from our precisely manufactured products, our adherence to demanding schedules, and our customer focused service.

As a premier employer in the area we offer competitive wages, an excellent benefit package, and a friendly family oriented work environment.  If you believe you have the skill set, experience, and desire to join our family please forward your resume to: or

Human Resources Manager

Croix Gear & Machining

1651 Hanley Road

Hudson, WI  54016