Quality Inspector

Job Description
Quality Inspector
BUSINESS: Aerospace & Defense LOCATION: Hauppauge DIRECT REPORTING: Quality Supervisor
CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is a fast-growing company known for its ability to provide highly engineered technology, service and system solutions to a range of aerospace and associated markets.
Globally focused with strategic facilities on four continents, we offer a range of products, components and integrated systems that are found on most commercial and military aircraft, as well as on unmanned aircraft, military ground vehicles, shipboard applications and spacecraft. Core product lines include: fluid control, landing gear and actuation, and electro-mechanical control.
CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense - Hauppauge, NY
Aerodyne Controls/CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc., manufactures and supplies engineered critical control components and sub-systems based on customer requirements to the aerospace and medical equipment markets. A new lean manufacturing facility, features a class 10K clean room for flight critical pressure regulators, product line cells for pneumatic weapons release systems, high pressure pneumatic assemblies, blood separation centrifuges, and kinetic switch components and modules.

  • High Pressure Pneumatic Systems

  • Pneumatic Blowdown Systems

  • Landing Gear Blowdown Systems

  • Kinetic Switches

  • Pneumatic UAV Rail & Tube Launchers

  • Blood / Plasma Centrifuges


  • Aerospace - Military, and Commercial

  • Medical

Position Summary
To perform all the required inspections on product and maintain calibration of measuring instruments to assure compliance to CIRCOR Aerospace and Defenses Quality System, Specifications and Customer requirements for Industrial and Military/Aerospace products. Principal Responsibilities:
Determines conformance of parts, materials, and processes to specifications.

  • Identify and control all nonconforming products.

  • Conduct inspection of machined parts, castings, weldments and assemblies per blueprint, manufacturing plan, Customer's specifications and requirements through the use of various types of inspection equipment set up.

  • Document inspection results in accordance with company procedures, manufacturing plan, and any additional work instructions.

  • Review material's chemical and physical certification and test reports against specification requirements.

  • Review heat treat certifications against specification requirements.

  • Review of finishing process (plating/coatings), NDT (non-destructive test), and welding certifications against specification requirements.

  • Perform First Article Inspection to SAE AS9102 Standards and Customer's requirements.

  • In-process inspection of product as follows:

    • Witness functional testing when delegated by Customer.

    • Assist QE as required.

    • Work other tasks as required by the QA department

  • Final inspection of product as follows:

    • Visual and dimensional inspection of end product to applicable blueprints, manufacturing plans, and Sales Order requirements.

    • Review data package traceability (material certifications, inspection reports, test reports, process certifications, etc.) as required by Quality System and Sales Order for legibility, completeness and to verify conformance to blueprint and Customer requirements

    • Ensure that First Article reports required by Sales Order are provided with the data package for the order

    • Verify that all operations required by the manufacturing plan are complete and properly signed off

    • Verify 1 st Piece Inspection

    • Understanding and working knowledge of AS9100

    • Computer Literate (MS office)

  • Completion of any special Customer required forms or data package requirements.

  • Ensure and verify that required data package is complete prior to scheduling source inspection.

  • Schedule and coordinate Customer/Government source inspection visits.

  • Assist Customer/Government source inspectors by providing necessary information, inspection, or testing as required in the performance of the source inspection.

  • Perform Customer and/or Circor designated source inspection.

  • Assist with the planning of additional QA hold points in the manufacturing plan.

  • Compile and maintain Customer/Government documentation (DD250's, PDRLS, etc.) as required by the contract/Sales Order.

  • Investigate and respond to Customer Corrective Action Requests for nonconforming hardware, audit findings, and Customer's supplier ratings.

  • Maintains recordkeeping of quality documents and certifications as required by Quality System and Customer/Government.

  • Make recommendations for changes in calibration frequency and processes.

  • Make recommendations for the acquisition of new measuring instruments.

  • Provides customer support for questions regarding the calibration of test equipment.

  • Maintains recordkeeping of calibration records as required by Quality System and Customer/Government.

Job Requirements
Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience

  • High school or equivalent.

  • Two years of college work or equivalent highly desirable.

  • Additional education / certifications as required.

  • Experience in Aerospace and Military/Defense manufacturing inspection a plus

  • Experience in auditing a plus

  • Experience in calibration a plus


  • US Persons Only (US citizens, lawful permanent residents- all require proper identification and documentation).

  • Pre-Employment Verifications: Must pass background and reference checks and drug screen prior to employment.

  • We are an E-Verify participant.

CIRCOR Aerospace Products and the Aerodyne Controls business offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and tuition reimbursement.
CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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