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Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:


Department: Quality Assurance Reports to: QA Manager


Inspectors perform Receiving, In-process, and Final inspections of varying complexity, on aerospace components and assemblies. Utilize a variety of precision measurement and test equipment to determine product conformity. Provide shipping and inspection support and prepare a variety of inspection documents and certifications.


Internal: Other QA Staff, Production Staff, Shipping & Receiving Staff

External: Some customer/supplier/vendor interface



Receiving inspection - verify compliance of items to drawings, purchase orders and specification requirements; record certificates and related documents in file records.

In-Process inspection - verify manufacturing processes; inspection of sub-assembled components, production hardware, and related documents.

Final Inspection - verify maintenance and repair of electro-hydraulic actuators according to FAA requirements with minimal assistance. (Requires FAA Airman certificate for MRO Return to Service)


Miscellaneous Duties

Conduct in-house audits as required.

Follow department protocol for appropriate document control and maintenance.


Team Participation

Maintains positive work relationships with peers and management

Supports the team environment

Encourages cooperative work activities

Gives and receives appropriate feedback

Solicits input from others where appropriate

Conducts interpersonal exchanges with cordial respect

Communicates directly and appropriately with team members when there is conflict

Resolves unavoidable interpersonal conflict appropriately with respect and dignity

Avoids triangulation and gossip

Shares knowledge, expertise and information

PRODUCTIVITY STANDARD Productivity standards for this position are set by the Quality Assurance Manager, according to business need.


High School Degree or equivalent


Relevant experience and demonstrated proficiency in the use of standard inspection gauges, equipment, and test equipment in a receiving, inspection, maintenance or production role.

Minimum 2 years' experience and demonstrated proficiency in in-process and final inspection in a manufacturing environment.

Demonstrated ability to read and interpret aerospace manufacturer drawings.

Demonstrated understanding of precision measurement, dimensioning and tolerances.

Working knowledge of PC's and applicable Microsoft software (EXCEL & WORD)

Knowledge of manufacturer's component assembly instruction and maintenance manuals.

Has knowledge of and understands productivity standard times.

Knowledge/experience with Aerospace electrical, hydraulic, mechanical systems is beneficial.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Kirkland , Inspector, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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