Quality Inspector - 1st Shift in Coxsackie, NY at Ducommun

Date Posted: 4/15/2024

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Job Description

Quality Inspector I

No Experience Needed! Training Provided! We are growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us!

Our Facility in Coxsackie, NY manufactures large, complex contoured structural components and assemblies for aerospace and other applications. Our integrated processes include stretch-forming, thermal-forming, chemical processing, precision fabrication, machining, finishing processes, and integration of components into subassemblies.

Why Ducommun? 

•        Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces

•        Opportunity for career growth

•        Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

Provide Quality Inspection and auditing coverage in all areas of manufacturing, receiving, and shipping. Document and aid in the correction of discrepant products produced in each area.  Be a catalyst for change for operations by actively supporting process improvements throughout the company.

•       As a member of the Quality department, a QA Cell Inspector may be assigned to a Manufacturing Cell or Department.

•       Be the catalyst for implementation of the Company’s quality philosophy of “right the first time” approach rather than inspecting quality into the product at a later stage.  

•       Perform all inspection requirements specified on the Traveler.

•       Participate in the Cell meeting.

•       Participate in the Cell defective material reviews.

•       Identify rejection history in the Cell and work with the other Cell members to develop and implement changes that will eliminate the root cause for the defect

•       Participate in the development of the response to any Corrective Action reports issued to the Cell.

•       Participate in the required verification follow-up to the CAR response submitted by the Cell.

•       Complete all necessary customer documentation for inspection activities.

•       Be a resource for performing First Piece Inspection of production runs in the Cell.

•       Acts as a liaison between the Cell members and other functional areas for resolving issues that hinder the production of products in the Cell. This may include interfacing with Customers.

•       Perform scheduled audits of the processes performed in the Cell for compliance to written Procedures.

•       Review and recommend changes to written procedures, as required, to keep the procedures in line with our operation and Customer requirements.

•       Be familiar with Customer specifications.

•       Perform and document the Periodic Inspection of inspection tools and media used in the manufacture and inspection of product.

•       Perform necessary testing on products to ensure compliance with customer requirements.

•       Operate the Coordinate Measuring Machine to perform product verification.

•       Applies and understands Ducommun 6S programs.

•       Must possess problem solving ability and skills.

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

•       Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.

•       Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.

•       Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position. 

Physical Demands & Work Conditions

•       Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

•       Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

•       Must be able to communicate effectively.

•       Annual baseline hearing test is required.

•       Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

•       Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

•       Working conditions are:  100% manufacturing environment.

•       Regularly required to work near moving mechanical parts.

•       Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and airborne particles.

•       Noise level is usually loud.

•       Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas.

•       Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.

  • Fully enclosed shoes of solid, leather construction with a steel or composite toe cap (ANSI Z41 compliant) must be worn in all manufacturing areas.

Required Skills & Qualifications

•       High School diploma or equivalent required.

•       Six months’ inspection experience in metals manufacturing environment preferred.

•       In order to be able to perform the job successfully the Cell Inspector shall be required to have training on some or all of the following items based upon the duties performed in their respective Cells and cross training requirements:

o   Problem Solving

o   Auditing

o   SPC Data Collection and Interpretation

o   Understand GD & T requirements

o   Paint Inspection

o   Inspection Tool Usage

o   Inspection Tool Calibration

o   Basic CMM operation

o   Blueprint/Mylar reading

o   Visual Welding Inspection

•       Team oriented with an understanding of CI initiatives.

•       Familiar with inspection requirements.

•       Ability to use a variety of precision measuring tools.

•       Ability to read and understand Standard Operating Procedures.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States


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