Quality Inspector

Job Category

Production & Skilled Trades

Position Summary

Bridgestone Golf, manufacturer of the highest quality golf balls in the world, is seeking dedicated, hard-working, quality-conscious operator technicians to join our team. Bridgestone is the leader in innovative technology in the golf ball market and operates a clean, team-oriented, high-tech, lean manufacturing facility located near I-20 in Covington, GA.

Qualified candidates must have a thorough understanding of operations and quality metrics and have an enthusiastic, proactive attitude. 3S and Kaizen experience a plus. Will be required to work rotating shifts, 15-16 days or nights per month, and every other weekend. Opportunity for growth.

Extensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision programs, paid vacation, sick time, 401k, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and product discounts.

Inspects golf balls to ensure conformity to quality control standards by performing visual inspections for various defects.



    Visually examines and feels surface of finished golf balls to detect defects and remove them from good product inventory.

    Identifies type, and determines severity of defects by comparison against standard limit samples.  Records totals by defect category.

    Salvages balls, which would normally be classified as defective, by scraping or cleaning off light resin flash, surface dirt, or other foreign material which may be sticking to the ball surface.

    Classifies and sorts defective balls into X-out or scrap inventories by determining severity of defect against standard.

    Periodically reports inspection results and shows defects to unit line operator.

    Identifies, counts and records good product by unit line operator, ball type and ball number.

    Maintains lot control system number sequence on all reports, forms, and tickets.

    Inputs inspection data into database system.

    Performs sorting, cleaning, and re-inspection of product from packing, tampo stamping and inspection areas.

    Maintains high productivity by working as a member of the inspection team to maintain zero to low quantities of uninspected balls in all unit line inspection hoppers.

    Trains new Teammates for the inspection area.

    Works closely with inspectors to reduce inspection errors.

    Works closely with Production Coordinators to notify of possible defect problems to keep defects to a minimum.

    Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and three to six months related experience and/or training.

Minimum Qualifications

Typically requires a high school degree; or 1-2 year vocational training / associates degree

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

To apply, send resume to hr@bridgestonegolf.com