Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

Quality Control Inspector 5am-130pm+ in Shorewood, IL at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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Quality Control Inspector

Welcome to Bob’s!  Would you like to have a rewarding career?  

At Bob’s Discount Furniture, we have fun, we love what we do and it shows in our expansive growth!  Our Distribution Center Associates are the backbone of Bob’s success.  Among other duties Warehouse Associates may load, unload, record and arrange, incoming and outgoing merchandise, maintain appearance of distribution center, champion the “Bob’s Way” in all interactions, and observe all safety requirements of Bob’s Discount Furniture. 

At Bob’s we truly value the contributions of each of our associates, therefore, along with opportunities for career growth we offer training, competitive compensation, outstanding benefits and a professional, fun, fast paced work environment.    

Bob's Discount Furniture is an everyday low price furniture and bedding retailer with over 90 showrooms in multiple states in the Northeast, Midwest, mid-Atlantic, and California regions. The company was founded in 1991 on the principal of providing unsurpassed home furnishings values in the middle price range. Honesty and integrity are the hallmarks of the "Bob's Way" of doing business - a philosophy that applies to customer, co-worker, vendor and community relations. With over 90 stores and growing, our continued success has created exciting opportunities for our employees to enjoy truly rewarding careers!

Quality Control Inspector is responsible for real time opening, inspections, disposition and re-wrapping of all REF Inspect Returns merchandise.  Also reports any issues for documentation, and researches customer account comments and information in SAP.  Supports to ensure all End of Day (EOD) tasks are completed.


  • Confirm systemic resting location of merchandise and note lock code
  • Confirm systemic reason code of merchandise to aid in disposition
  • Use REF Inspect report to gain all additional systemic information to aid in disposition
  • Using documented opening procedure, open packaging and inspect merchandise
  • Using all available systemic information and physical condition of merchandise, disposition to RTS, CLR, TRASH, REPAIR
  • Using documented opening and re-wrap procedure, fully package and secure merchandise for handling
  • Systemically relocate merchandise to new appropriate location
  • Takes digital photos to support reporting measure within Return/QC department
  • Material Handling merchandise to and from floor location throughout shift as needed
  • Communicate with Returns and QC management staff to identify issues
  • Recognize trends and patterns in merchandise damages


  • High School or equivalent experience in a Warehouse atmosphere
  • Strong verbal/written communication and organizational skills
  • Skilled at multi-tasking and managing competing priorities.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Detail oriented and accurate.
  • Demonstrates ability to quickly recognize and diagnose trends and patterns in product damages and location of damages
  • Must be able to work flexible hours determined by the needs of the department including weekends and evenings.

The Benefits and Perks:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan (Company Match $.50/$1 up to 6% annual wage)
  • Paid Personal/Sick Days (including Birthday)
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Employee Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bailout and Helping Hand Programs
  • And more!

Many of our benefits are paid wholly or in part by Bob’s Discount Furniture and are available to eligible employees.

Bob’s Discount Furniture is recruiting the best of the best.  Come show us what you have to offer and see what we can offer you!!

We encourage you to visit one of our showrooms, talk to our people, check out the value and quality of our products, have some cookies and enjoy the ambiance.  Then…hit apply!

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.