Final QC Inspector

About CrewBoss and Western Shelter

Recognized for their leadership within the emergency response, commercial and military markets, Western Shelter and CrewBoss are allied businesses that develop and manufacture equipment and gear critical to the mission driven focus of our customers.

Western Shelter Systems is the leading provider of innovative solutions for the challenges of field operations. From disaster and emergency medical response to military and commercial field operations, our shelter systems are trusted for their strength and reliability.

Protecting fire fighters is central to the heritage and future of CrewBoss PPE. That is why CrewBoss garments have been a trusted part of the wildland fire industry for decades.

Role Overview

Ensures a defect-free and high-level quality product is released for sale to our customers and coordinates an efficient final inspection operation in accordance with product demand by shipping.  This position reports to the Director of Operations.


  • 3 years relevant production or quality environment experience required

  • Knowledge of garment construction and quality standards as applied to CrewBoss products.

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

  • ERP knowledge preferred, but not required.


  • Performs inspection on incoming finished garments.

    This includes:

    -Trimming of excess thread left by Production, as needed

    -Inspection of all labeling requirements (NFPA and size labels) in accordance with internal and regulatory requirements

    -Inspection of garments for defects (missing features, flaws, stains, etc.)

    -Product inspection against Work Order and provided specification sheets, as applicable

  • Maintain appropriate and prompt documentation on defects/issues detected, and ensures discrepant garments are rejected promptly for repair to appropriate production area/staff.

  • Meets frequently with Quality Supervisor and Production staff, as necessary to ensure priority is placed on products that are demanded by Shipping for order fulfillment.

  • Maintains an efficient and effective work place.

    -Maintains work place organization and cleanliness

    -Maintains and reports issues with tools and/or equipment specific to inspection area

  • Supports and adheres to all ISO and UL requirements as well as Continual Improvement initiatives by:

       -Tracking material defects and defective finished product/goods

      -Adhering to regulatory and statutory (NFPA/UL) requirements

  • Supports a safe work environment.

    -Reports any unsafe issues/concerns to Quality Supervisor

Key Attributes

  • Must be able to read and interpret internal specifications provided with garment, as applicable

  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Detail oriented

  • Must demonstrate initiative; be able to work independently

  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible to changing workplace priorities

  • Ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks in a fast-paced environment

Western Shelter Systems / CrewBoss is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full time

Pay range: $12 to $14 hr DOE.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter in Word or pdf format via email to: