Quality Inspector, Electronics

Position Summary:

Conducts activities concerning the quality assurance of processes, materials and products related to the Airborne Systems product line regarding electronics components, including but not limited to GPADS/JPADS, JTAX NAVAIDS and JTRAX Mission planners and the in-process inspection of 2K1T packed products prior to dispatch.  This position will support continuous improvement of production and inspection processes to attain safety, personnel, quality, production, and cost goals.

Primary Responsibilities:

Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures compliance to the current ISO 9001 standard requirements of all records maintained for receiving, in-process and final inspections.
  • Performs inspection of bought out products including but not limited to AGUs, electronic devices, mechanical, and textile-based products to company, supplier, and/or customer standards.  Ensures departmental compliance with Berry amendment as well as any other contractual requirements for purchased materials or manufactured goods.
  • Verifies all incoming material certifications and test reports for completeness and accuracy.  Request documents from suppliers as required.
  • Performs 2K1T packing in-process/final inspections for completeness and accuracy. Approves product for dispatch.
  • Executes program specific Quality plans based on contractual requirements. Performs control plans, SOP/WI’s documents that support the manufacturing plan (including inspection requirements). Ensures that manufacturing instructions include relevant, complete, and accurate quality requirements.
  • Coordinates the collection, analysis and interpretation of Production process data.  Reports to the Quality manager these results. Monitor non-conformance reports, document all supplier rejects in the database.
  • Drives continuous improvement of manufacturing and inspection processes at both NJ sites utilizing Lean and Six Sigma initiatives (5S, SPC, standardized work, reduced inspection plans, visual controls, etc.).

Supporting Responsibilities

  • Provide design improvement feedback to Engineering, Operations, and other personnel on Quality systems as well as Airborne Systems products and services.
  • Supports the manager in driving root cause analysis of production defects, corrective and preventive actions and problem-solving initiatives.
  • Supports government and customer source inspection activities.
  • Ensures departmental compliance with Berry amendment as well as any other contractual requirements for purchased materials or manufactured goods.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.
  • Follows company policy and procedures.

 Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent experience. 2 years technical school preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years quality inspection experience in manufacturing preferred, but not required.

Qualifications:

  • Able to perform basic computations (add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals).
  • Capable of accurately using standard measuring tools, conventional inspection and measurement equipment
  • General working knowledge of Excel, Word software.
  • Functionally literate including able to read and write English documents.
  • Defines problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions.  Interprets extensive variety of technical instructions.
  • Good communication and team work skills with internal and external customers and suppliers.

Training Requirements:

On the job training: One (1) month

Travel Requirements:

Periodic travel may be required to support project functions such as supplier visits, product testing, and technical customer meetings.

ITAR Requirements:

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Physical Demands: (*)

The position requires that the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel.  The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, and kneel. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds without assistance, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Vision requirements include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment: (*)

This position will require a working environment mix comprised of office, shop floor, field and customer locations (both domestic and international). While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to static electricity; explosives in test conditions; fumes; airborne particles; outside weather conditions prevalent at the time and an air-conditioned and heated office. The noise level is normally moderate may be occasionally high.

*Note: Both the Physical Demand and Work Environment sections are required by the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).

Airborne Systems is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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