Quality Inspector - Salem, New Hampshire

SUMMARY

Performs duties to support incoming, in-process, and final inspection to include sheet metal, cable assemblies, electronic assemblies, sub-assemblies, custom parts and components for defects by performing the following duties. Performs duties with minimal supervision. Supports MRB effort. Develops product Inspection Check sheets. Contacts vendors in support of corrective actions required for failed parts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Examines unit for physical defects such as broken or missing leads, excess solder, holes in sealing material, unevenly wound coil, coating and plating blemishes, oil leaks, faulty welds, scratches, cracks, and chips.
  • Examines fabricated parts to confirm conformance to drawings.
  • Compares hardware on assemblies, sub-assemblies, and parts to parts list to verify installation.
  • Examines hardware for specified contact with conductor area.
  • Rejects faulty assembly, part, or component and records type and quantity of defects.
  • Measures parts to verify accuracy of dimensions.
  • Examines final assemblies to confirm conformance to BOM, checklists, and sales order and release product for shipment.
  • Supports the MRB effort working with the Engineering and Operations Department to investigate and troubleshoot items in the MRB location to determine cause of failure.
  • Coordinates the inspection activities in any of the QA inspection locations to include the assignment of inspection tasks to other quality inspectors, both API and temporary employees, working with the manufacturing supervisor to sup-port the daily manufacturing work schedules.
  • Develops inspection check sheets to be used for in-process and final inspections.
  • Compiles failure analysis data working with the quality engineer and contact vendors to obtain corrective action reports.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Must be familiar with ISO 9001:2000 standards. Must be able to read and interpret assembly, source control and specification control drawings. Must be familiar with quality assurance tools such as calipers, torque screwdrivers, cable testers and volt/ohm meters.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

US Citizenship required for most positions. EOE/AA, M/F/D/V. Please send resumes and salary history to Advanced Programs, Inc. 7125 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046 to the attention of Human Resources or email to hr@advprograms.com