QA Final Inspector
Lexington, MA 03060
Under minimal supervision, performs visual/mechanical inspections on highly complex components, assemblies, subassemblies and systems spares to ensure compliance to applicable specifications and standards.
Works from specifications, drawings, process sheets, engineering change orders and written and verbal instruction to inspect components subassemblies and assemblies against required quality standards (i.E., proper component orientation, masking, soldering, coating, etc.).
Utilizes a full range of complex precision tools and inspection techniques (i.E., optical set-ups, etc.) for evaluation for product compliance.
Identifies and documents defects and calculates defect rates against specified control limits. Inspects and tests components, subassemblies and assemblies after rework, modifications or repairs to verify defects have been corrected and ensure continuity to drawings, prints, etc.
Verifies configuration of product to ensure conformity to most recent revision.
Prepares various inspection and evaluation documentation and inputs data into the appropriate systems (i.E., SFDS, Lotus) for future review and analysis. Maintains required records. May create and/or analyze other quality related data.
Performs final inspection and reviews documentation prior to customer acceptance to ensure end product meets customer requirements. May interact with the customer regarding presentation of the product and other product related information
Conducts process audits in all phases of manufacturing and inspection (i.E., calibration, materials, process sheets, etc.) to confirm processes are being accurately followed. Conducts more complex quality system audits as required.
Interfaces with engineering regarding technical issues (i.E., engineering change orders) and problem resolution.
May perform field return evaluations to ensure returns are repaired within quality guidelines.
May work with engineering on specialized tasks (i.E., bond room, engineering lab, tech publications & manuals), various prototype systems to set up detail inspection procedures, or other special evaluations as required.
Provides training and guidance to lower level inspection personnel as required. Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
Minimum skill requirements are:
Ability to read blueprints, process sheets and other related documentation used for the inspection of components, assemblies and subassemblies.
Ability to utilize various inspection tools such as verniers, microscopes, gauges, etc.
Ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills. Requires a general academic education, ability to read product and process specific documentation and utilize inspection tools, and must be able to meet specified certification requirements usually gained through one (1) year of experience
Prior experience with IPC-A-610 workmanship requirements.
Requires a general academic education, ability to read product and process specific documentation and utilize inspection tools, and must be able to meet specified certification requirements usually gained through one (1) year of experience
Inspection experience in high volume manufacturing.
Must be able to meet specified certification requirements per Company and customer standards. Normally acquired through a minimum of four (4) years in-process inspection experience.
Technical Recruiting Specialist
Anthony joined The Panther Group in 2018. Prior to Panther he worked as both a Teacher and Career Counselor. He applies his skills from each of his previous positions to ensure a great candidate experience for all applicants he partners with on their search!
Fun Fact: Anthony is an avid Comic Book Collector, a hobby that started when he was 8 years old.