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Progress Rail Services Corp. Production Quality Inspector in Arab, Alabama


PRS Facility Location:

Arab, AL - 321

Job Purpose:

Quality support of production shop.

Req ID:


Company Description:

Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!

As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions – whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.

Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting .

Education / Training:

• High School education or equivalent;

• Minimum 2 experience; may consider an Associate’s Degree in lieu of related experience.

Job Title:

Production Quality Inspector



Key Job Elements:

• Inspect in process and finished product to ensure both meet internal and external customer requirements;

• Reporting and entering data analytics in database;

• Fallout and accuracy reporting;

• Lead certification/audit efforts and ensure conformance with applicable quality standards;

• Monitor and oversee gage calibration;

• Responsible for calculating and inputting Built In Quality (BIQ) results;

• Performing repeatability and reliability processes on cone bore gauge machine;

• Other quality-related duties as assigned and needed.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Experience inspecting and/or testing parts and finished goods for defects, weaknesses, or imperfections that do not meet industry standards by utilizing calibration tools and gages;

• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret quality assurance documents and instructions.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities


  • Competitive Salary

  • 401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability Insurance

  • Supplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed money

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time-Off (PTO)

  • Employee Assistance Plan

  • Education Assistance Program

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Site specific Production and Incentive Plans

  • Site specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment Plans

  • Site Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs

*Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits.

Job Category:

Production - Operations & Support