Source Inspector in Appleton at Ducommun

Date Posted: 5/29/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Source Inspector - 1st Shift

Ensure that parts meet their required specifications, by looking at blueprints and data. 

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

  • Visually inspects products using a scope or other tools to IPC-A-610 and customer specifications
  • Perform inspections on First Articles per the AS9102 Standards.
  • Reads customer drawings, ECOs, and Specifications/Work Instructions.
  • Create customer inspection paperwork and Certificates of Conformance
  • Record inspection results into systems
  • 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.
  • Provide technical support to co-workers, suppliers or customers, including identifying and correcting specific problems.
  • May provide on-the-job-training (OJT) for other inspectors
  • May assume limited supervisor responsibilities in the absence of the Quality Supervisor.
  • Adhere to the General Requirements of Team Members
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other assignments as required

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • IPC-A-610 certification
  • One (1) year of related experience is required; One (1) or more years of related experience is preferred.
  • Intermediate manufacturing experience, including knowledge of workmanship standards, is preferred
  • Basic level computer proficiency including e-mail, Word, and Excel’
  • Must have good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical
  • Adapts to changes (work plan, priority and management decision) in the work environment.
  • Able to work cooperatively in a team and cross functional team(s) as needed.
  • Able to maintain a level temperament in a stressful environment.
  • Openly and proactively shares information, knowledge and experience with co-workers.
  • Willing to take on additional assignments.
  • Competent in required job knowledge and skills to perform assigned tasks.
  • Able to apply new work requirements with minimal supervision.
  • Is up-to-date on all certifications and training requirements for role.
  • Consistently completes assignments or work requirements on time without compromising on quality.
  • Uses time effectively to manage workload/tasks.
  • Monitors own work to ensure quality standard is met.
  • Delivers work in a way that eliminates scrap or rework.
  • Keeps supervisors informed and escalates issues when needed.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications

  • High school diploma required; college education or business school preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of electrical inspection experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States

Job Requirements


  1. Tester Jobs
  2. Quality Assurance Jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled