Receiving Inspector in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 7/17/2022

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Receiving Inspector

Receiving Inspector
The Receiving Inspector is responsible for quality assurance of incoming raw materials. 

Who are we?
Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California.  Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Facility in Appleton, WI manufactures state-of-the-art circuit boards for Aerospace and Defense as well as Industrial and Medical Industries. 

Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • 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

  • Perform first piece / first article inspections of raw materials.
  • Perform receiving inspection on raw materials per documentation and record results.
  • Inspect a variety of electronic components such as printed circuit boards, connectors and a variety of molded parts.
  • Ensure all required paperwork is received and previous operations indicated on the documents are completed in accordance with established procedures prior to conducting an inspection.
  • Reject non-conforming material and create NCMR paperwork.
  • May provide on-the-job-training (OJT) for other inspectors.
  • Responsible for the proper handling of electronic components.
  • Use tools such as a caliper and pin gauge to measure the necessary requirements.
  • Operate equipment to test material with the use of X-ray Florence (XRF).
  • Use of magnification aid to inspect electronic components. 
  • Perform other assignments as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • HS Diploma Required
  • U.S. Person authorization to meet ITAR / EAR requirements
  • Strong computational skills with the ability to conceptualize and understand technical reports, data, drawings, etc.
  • Intermediate level computer proficiency, including proficient with Microsoft Office – Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects
  • Able to work with a high level of accuracy and with minimal supervision
  • Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:    

  • Problem-solving and prioritization skills
  • Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members
  • Proficient use of inspection tools and associated technical documents including but not limited to the following: scope with light, in-process work sheets, drawings, specifications sheets, bills of material, a variety of jigs and fixtures for examining components and assemblies and calibrated measuring rules.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels inside and outside of Ducommun
  • Knowledge of required standards, as identified in training matrix, including ISO and Mil Specs.
  • Intermediate level computer proficiency including e-mail, Word, and Excel
  • Must have good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical
  • Abilities listed in the General Requirements of Team Members
  • Certified to IPC-A-600 is a plus
  • Knowledge of AS9102
  • Good knowledge of electronic component
  • Perform other assignments as required
  • 2-4 years progressive experience


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States

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