Fairbanks Scales
  • Meridian, MS, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Ensures the quality of incoming and outgoing products or materials by conducting tests, analyzing measurements, and overseeing production processes.

Essential Job Duties

• Inspect finished products, products being processed, incoming materials, parts, and assemblies, etc., for conformance to company standards.
• Perform quality control inspections, checks, and tests during the manufacture of products.
• Inspect materials, parts, and products at different stages of production.
• Check and verify the accuracy and completion of manufacturing SOPs or checklists at stages of production.
• Report conditions leading to quality defects or anything requiring immediate repair.
• Use advanced inspection methods to execute on manufacturing quality programs.
• Keep records and makes reports indicating results of inspections and communicate to management.
• Inspect work areas to detect, correct, and resolve any unsafe conditions or products.
• Obtain samples to conduct studies in laboratory analysis and determine measures to be taken to remedy deviations from standards
• Record observations and may make recommendations for improving processes.

Required Qualifications - Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)

• This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
• One to three years of related experience.
• Knowledge of welding techniques, welding quality, and troubleshooting typical welding issues, welding certification is preferred
• Ability to follow blueprints and welding symbols
• Preference for those who have or are able to obtain ACI Concrete field-testing Grade 1 Certification

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office products - specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Critical thinker with exceptional attention to detail.
• Excellent problem-solving skills.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

Work Environment - Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

• General office conditions. Exposed to moderate noise levels.
• General factory conditions. Exposed to high noise levels, variable temperatures, and uneven terrain.

Physical Abilities - Activities commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

• Required to use close vision and be able to focus.
• Regularly required to talk and hear; frequently required to sit, stand and bend at the knee and waist, and walk.
• Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement to type and work on computer.
• Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination to work on computer, measuring tapes, rulers, telephones, and related office equipment.
• Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.


For more than 190 years, Fairbanks has manufactured and provided top-quality industrial weighing equipment and dependable service through a network of Fairbanks sales and service representatives and authorized distributors. Fairbanks continues to break new ground in scale design, setting the new standard in weighing equipment and systems engineering while meeting the special needs of our customers.

Fairbanks Scales Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. EEO/M/F/D/V

Additional Information

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with Company match and more.

Fairbanks Scales Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Vets


Fairbanks Scales Inc. may obtain information about you from a third-party consumer reporting agency for employment purposes. Thus, you may be the subject of a "consumer report" and/or "investigative consumer report" which may include information about your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and/or mode of living, and which can involve personal interviews with sources such as neighbors, friends, or associates, The reports may contain information regarding your credit history, criminal history, social security verification, motor vehicle records ("driving records"), verification of your education or employment history, or other background checks. Credit history will only be requested where such information is substantially related to the duties and responsibilities of the position for which you are applying.


Fairbanks Scales Inc. performs post-offer, pre-employment drug testing for all roles prior to being hired into any role as part of our Drug Free Workplace Policy. In addition, Fairbanks Scales Inc. performs post-offer, pre-employment drug testing under the authority of the U.S. Department of Transportation prior to being hired for any role or transferred into a safety-sensitive role.

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