Quality Inspector

Depends on Experience

Full Time


    CMMCalipersGD & TMicrometersblueprintsdata collectioncontractsmultitaskingmachininginterpersonal

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Position Summary:

    Capable of multitasking in a dynamic, fast paced Aerospace production environment. Operates primarily in a self-directed manner with overall direction from the Quality Assurance Manager. Works directly with Production, Process Control, Engineering, and Shipping/Receiving. Supports the effective implementation of quality policies and associated procedures. Performs mechanical inspection of products to ensure in-process and end product quality of parts, components and assemblies. Utilizes standard mechanical instruments, CMM's, functional gauges, test fixtures, etc. for variable data collection.


    1. Perform First Article Inspections of parts, materials, components, sub-assemblies, assemblies, tools and final product configuration using customer blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings, purchase orders, and other applicable sources to observe, measure, record conformity to customer, regulatory, and company specifications.
    2. Review contracts, purchase orders, drawings, routings, shop instructions and other planning for quality requirements
    3. Support the qualification of new products
    4. Ensure correct methods, tools and criteria are used for inspection
    5. Assist Production with continuous improvement activities by providing guidance and leadership
    6. Identifies and segregates nonconforming material to be properly documented and recorded
    7. Prepare and use standard documentation for reporting inspection data
    8. Record variable inspection data on Detailed Inspection Plans (DIP) for the purpose of capturing measurement results
    9. Able to exhibit an accuracy in judgment for ascertaining critical components
    10. Able to use sampling plans to establish product acceptance in line with customer specifications
    11. Verifies production and Engineering qualification processes for compliance to process methods and procedures
    12. Skill-set required to conduct receiving inspection
    13. Develop positive relationships and effective lines of communication with all functions, suppliers and customers
    14. Perform other duties, consistent with the position, as required or assigned


    • 6+ years of Aerospace manufacturing experience as a First Article Inspector within a machining environment
    • Must have CMM programming experience & Knowledge of ASME-Y14.5
    • Ability to perform surface plate layout inspection
    • Knowledgeable with CMM Inspection methodology
    • Good organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
    • Ability to use common inspection measurement tools, such as Calipers, Micrometers, and Gauge Blocks and Bore scopes
    • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and symbols - must have strong GD&T skills
    • Ability to understand & apply problem solving methods, statistical sampling & inspection technique
    • Experience with continuous improvement a plus (i.e., Six Sigma, LEAN, etc.).
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills
    • Knowledgeable with Microsoft office suite
    • High School Diploma, GED required, or technical school diploma required.
    • Ability to read and speak English
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception
    • Pre-employment background and drug screen required.