FPI Reader

Mobex Global, located in Fruitport Michigan, has immediate openings for FPI Readers on 2nd and 3rd shift. 

Mobex Global – MI
Phone: (616) 935-3041


An FPI Reader inspects castings for flaws, defects, cracks and/or the presence of foreign materials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verifies that parts are free of oil and grease.
  • Verifies that each part has a heat treat code stamped legibly in the appropriate area.
  • Reads and interprets penetrant indications to accept or reject castings.
  • Monitors the penetrant process to ensure all parameters are maintained.
  • References operational documents as needed.
  • Completes calibration checks to verify system is operating at the proper sensitivity level.
  • Marks defects appearing from penetrant inspection and assists in analyzing findings.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  These requirements are, however, subject to the discretion of the hiring manager.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Near Vision:  Jaeger Type 2 at 12 inches (30.5 cm) or greater
  • Color Vision:  Must demonstrate normal color perception on all 15 Ishihara plates.
  • Must be able to reach and understand work instructions.
  • Must be able to write and complete required paperwork.
  • Must have basic math skills – add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Must be team oriented.
  • Must be able to problem solve and troubleshoot.
  • Must pass both practical and written exam upon completion of training.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS include the following:

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Bending/Twisting 40%
  • Standing    100%
  • Walking     50%
  • Reaching   10%
  • Lifting        15%
  • Stooping   5%
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid conditions, dust, noise and other elements for extended periods of time.


  • Excellent wages based on experience!
  • Competitive benefits offered!

*This is the opportunity to build a career, not just another job. Only motivated, serious candidates with a willingness to learn need apply.

Mobex Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer