Ball Points Inspector

Inspect metal alloy pen ball points for defects.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ball Points Inspectors do?

Inspects metal alloy pen ball points for defects: Picks up ball point with tweezer and places it under microscopic lens to examine for holes or other flaws. Measures approximately every 40th point with micrometer to determine if specifications are met and removes rejects. May test ballpoint pens and refills for conformity to specifications, using centrifuge, magnifying glass, and microscope.

Should I be a Ball Points Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Ball Points

    How to become a Ball Points Inspector

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