Quality Assurance Inspector in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/8/2022

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Quality Assurance Inspector

Job Description

This position requires a 3-3-1 schedule of either A Team, B Team, or C Team Schedule. Shift and training schedule will be determined upon offer. Once training is completed, employee will go to offered shift if different than training schedule. 

(Team A Schedule 6:00am-6:30pm) which includes:
Week 1: 3 days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
Week 2: 4 days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and every other Sunday)*

(Team B Schedule 6:00pm-6:30am) which includes:
Week 1: 3 days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
Week 2: 4 days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and every other Sunday)*

(Team C Schedule 6:00am-6:30pm) which includes:
Week 1: 3 days (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)*
Week 2: 4 days (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and every other Sunday)*

*Hours/schedule may be modified due to Company need.

 Includes: 80 Hours of Holiday Pay per year, 80 Hours of Vacation accumulating bi-weekly per year, 40 Hours Sick accumulating bi-weekly per year.

The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position.  Tests and inspects products at various stages of production process and compiles and evaluates statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products.

  • Interprets engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.

  • Selects products for tests at specified stages in production process, and tests products for variety of qualities such as dimensions, performance, and mechanical, electrical, or chemical characteristics.

  • Records test data.

  • Evaluates data and writes reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.

  • Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.

  • May prepare graphs or charts of data or enters data into computer for analysis.

  • Performs flat plate first parts and production inspection and supports production personnel in determining conformance of product by using product acceptance media.

  • Completes First Article Inspection Reports.

  • Generates MRR Tags.

  • Participates in quality meetings.

  • Performs Receiving Inspection and validates Product Verification.

  • Performs Final Inspection/Dimensional Inspection and reviews work orders for accuracy.

  • Facilitates Customer Source Inspection (Parts & Tooling) less the “Scheduling” of these activities.

  • Works with Production Expeditors and maintains and facilitates the Shop Risk System.

  • Supports, prepares for, and facilitates customer source inspection.

  • Perform calibration on various tools

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Annual eye exam is required
  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Working conditions are:  5% office environment, 95% manufacturing environment.
  • Noise level is usually moderate.
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated areas.
  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & 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, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills

  • Ability to use measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, height gage, and scales

  • Ability to determine acceptable product versus unacceptable product at inspection stages

  • Ability to prepare and present “source inspection packages” to customer source inspectors

  • Has a good memory for detail

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Conscientious, organized and meticulous – records must be accurate and maintained

  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies

  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions

  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 

  • High School Diploma

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, mylars and other inspection media

  • Knowledge of ISO and SPC is a plus

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills


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