Quality Inspection

Location : 3200 Fruit Ridge Ave, Walker, MI 49544


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


Challenge is #PeoplePowered!



Challenge Manufacturing is looking for Quality Inspection associates for our Holland, MI location.  Has primary responsibility for monitoring and measuring product on the manufacturing floor and escalating nonconforming product issues according to Challenge Manufacturing Quality Standards. Performs periodic quality checks necessary, records information.


  • Inspect and gauge raw or welded parts according to operator checklist to ensure parts are within customer specifications. 
  • Verify first piece inspection and approval has been completed according to Challenge Manufacturing's first-piece approval process in order to ensure a quality part is being produced. 
  • Support the company's quality process when internal and external quality failures result in product being contained. Follows Company's containment process to ensure defects are not shipped to Challenge Manufacturing customers (internal/external). 
  • Ensures parts are packed according to packaging instructions to meet customer requirements. 
  • Perform daily Layered Process Audits (LPA) to ensure the Company's quality process are being followed. 
  • Monitor quality alerts to ensure they are being followed and that they are valid. 
  • Ensure nonconforming processes are adhered to. 
  • Ensures and maintains safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties. 
  • Performs and cross trains on various work centers as required. 
  • Completes appropriate paperwork and other documentation.
  • Performs all duties to support plants daily and weekly production requirements.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (preferred).
  • Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal workplace instructions. 
  • Must be able to work up to 12 hours per day, including Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Six months’ experience in quality (preferred).
  • One year manufacturing experience (preferred).


Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.