Quality Assurance Inspector - 2nd Shift

Date: Jun 17, 2022

LOCATION: Maple Grove, MN, MN, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

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Peli BioThermal LLC is a global leader in the design and manufacture of single use and reusable temperature-controlled packaging solutions for the highly regulated pharmaceutical, biotech, and clinical trials industries.  Peli BioThermal is a great place to work and offers employees the opportunity to flourish and excel in a high-growth, fast-paced, creative, and exciting environment!  We currently have an opening for a Quality Inspector on 2nd shift (10:00 am - 7:30 pm) based at our site in Maple Grove, MN.


The Quality Inspector independently performs inspections on parts, materials, customer returns and supplies received from vendors, perform in-process production inspections, and ensure products comply with quality standards prior to shipment. Inspector will verify that suppliers comply with company quality program requirements. Issues acceptance or rejection tags based on outcome of inspections, checking with supervisor/manager on more difficult determinations. Follows company procedures to document rejected parts. Initiates routing of paperwork to ensure purchasing, inventory, and accounting records remain accurate.


What You’ll Do:

  • Conducts inspections on first articles, customer returns, in-process, and incoming; completes final inspections, inspects staged products prior to shipments to clients.
  • Initiates Non-Conformance reports as required.
  • Inputs key inspection process metrics for trending and monitoring purposes
  • Performs accurate physical and visual inspections of raw materials, components, and sub-assemblies as per inspection plans and specification requirements.
  • Performs product identification and traceability activities.
  • Reads and interprets specification and drawings.
  • Works with personnel to resolve inspection questions. 
  • Follows all clean-up and housekeeping procedures.  Comply with all quality, safety, and work rules and regulations.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in Handbook and follow guidelines regarding safety as outline in the AWAIR, and other safety procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


What You’ll Need:

  • General computer knowledge required. Must be able to enter information into excel databases, in addition to keeping accurate records.
  • Familiar with manufacturing environment, inspecting, testing, sampling, and sorting of products/goods being manufactured.
  • Comfortable with basic machinery and able to learn equipment test procedures where required.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced organization and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the time frame specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours and overtime. Must be able to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.



  • Two-year technical degree preferred,
  • Two years’ experience within a recognized quality program (ISO, ASTM, GMP) a plus.


Why Join Peli BioThermal? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…

  • Generous paid time off plans.
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match.
  • Tuition Assistance Program.
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products.
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.
  • Wellness Discount Program.
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to execute physical activities within the lab and production areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.



Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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