Do you want to work for a company where your talents can shine?  Are you looking to find work right now?  If so, submit your resume ASAP!  We are currently recruiting for an Inspector, Level II with a fantastic company that cares about their employees and wants to add – YOU – to their team!  This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with quality assurance experience, so if you’re interested, submit your resume NOW because this position will fill quickly!

The Inspector position is in Santa Barbara, CA and is full-time temp to hire. The schedule is 7:30am to 4pm Monday through Friday. The pay rate is $24 to $28 an hour.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reads blueprints or engineering specifications to obtain product information such as specified material, surface finish, and dimensions. Substitutes known values, such as dimensions from blueprints, into standard formulas and solves for unknown quantities to determine dimensions not specified in blueprints.
  • Examines parts for surface defects such as chips, scratches and pinholes. Compares surface finish of workpiece to finish on set of standard blocks making fingertip touch comparison to ensure production of specified surface finish.
  • Analyzes and interprets blueprints, data, manuals, and other materials to determine specifications, inspection procedures, and measuring instruments required.
  • Plans and sets up inspections related to receiving, in-process and final inspections of assemblies, sub-assemblies, final units and piece parts per customer requirements.
  • Measures dimensions such as length, height, hole locations and distance between reference points to ensure product meets specifications. Locates reference points on part and measures dimensions such as angle, arc, and radii to ensure product meets specifications.
  • Performs first article inspections to AS9102 specifications.
  • Performs mechanical inspections using surface plate set-ups, dial indicators, fixed gauges, height gauges, hardness testers, torque testers, and using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, and micrometers.
  • Compares colors, shapes, textures, or grades of products or materials with color charts, templates, or samples to verify conformance to standards.
  • Computes defect percentages or averages, using formulas and calculators, and prepare reports of inspection or test findings.
  • Records inspection data on inspection reports and enters inspection results into inventory management software. Generates non-conformance reports when parts are found to be defective.
  • Ensures that product is properly identified with inspection status and traceability information.
  • Periodically assesses the condition of inventory in stockroom locations and records results.
  • Notifies supervisors and other personnel of inspection problems, and assists in identifying and correcting   these problems.
  • Analyzes data, making computations as necessary, to determine the acceptability of inspection results.
  • Examines layout and installation of wiring, cables, subassemblies, hardware and components to detect assembly errors. Compares assembly with drawings and parts list to detect missing hardware.
  • Examines electrical terminations (crimps, solder connections, etc.) and compares them to established workmanship standards (familiar with IPC-A-610, IPC-WHMA-620)
  • Examines production documents to ensure that all assembly, inspection, and testing steps were performed according to specifications.
  • Stacks and arranges inspected products for further processing, shipping, or packaging and transport products to other work stations as necessary.
  • Performs source inspections off-site at vendor’s facility.
  • Performs final inspections and supports in-house customer source inspections.
  • Generates and prepares QA records packages to be sent to customer prior to and after shipments.
  • Maintains manufacturing, inspections and test records generated during receipt, fabrication and assembly of material, parts and assemblies.
  • Maintains inspection, measuring and test equipment through a calibration recall program.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, and their applications.
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Operation Monitoring – Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure that inspection and measuring equipment and or processes are working properly.
  • Computer Utilization – Effectively using computer applications to perform job duties, including:  e-mail systems (MS Outlook), Internet software (Internet Explorer or Firefox), inventory/manufacturing software (ERP or MRP), database software (Access), spreadsheet software (MS Excel), and word processing software (MS Word).
  • Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Vision – Specific vision abilities required by this job include near vision (20/20), far vision (20/50), lack of color blindness, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Category Flexibility – The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
  • Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Mathematics – The ability to apply concepts such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, and their applications to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • One year of satisfactory performance as an Inspector Level I; or High School diploma and 3 years of related experience in equivalent inspection activity; or Completion of college level work leading to an associate degree in a related discipline plus 1 year of related experience in equivalent inspection activity; or Graduation from a 4-year college plus 6 months of related experience in equivalent inspection activity.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

We provide equal employment opportunities in hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and all other employment decisions. These opportunities and other conditions of employment are extended to qualified applicants and employees without regard to an individual’s ancestry, race, color, religious creed, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity (including transgender) or expression, age, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, military or veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws.

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