LMI Aerospace Final Quality Inspector in Auburn, Washington
WHO ARE WELMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ engineering, manufacturing and testing experts throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.
We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Final Inspector. The QA Final Inspector is responsible for inspecting and ensuring incoming product from final processing houses is compliant to quality standards as they relate to customer drawings, specifications, and other customer requirements prior to being accepted. In all actions, supports LMI’s Quality Policy, Mission Statement, and other LMI policies and procedures by supporting our commitment to total customer satisfaction, quality products and services, lean processes, continuous improvement, on-time delivery, safety, teaming, individual accountability, and respect for people.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Receives job from all outside processors and verifies that all certification paperwork is correct for all aspects required (i.e. correct process was performed, paint thickness is acceptable per customer requirements, temper verification by processor proves acceptable, etc.).
Performs first article, in-process and final inspection functions.
Reads and interprets engineering drawings to verify that parts are identified properly.
Be familiar with customer’s part making and packaging requirements.
Identifies and documents product nonconformances.
Maintains quality documentation in accordance with OMS and AS9100.
Supports and assists with corrective and preventive actions.
Performs part markings and packaging of in-process and finished components per customer requirements as needed.
Performs system and product audits within the work center.
Serves as main focal for questions from team members and answer questions from others regarding interpretations of LMI/customer requirements and how they apply.
Works side by side with team members as a functioning team member.
Involved in hands-on or OJT training for the team.
Supports Supervisor in achieving short and long term vision and goals.
Assists Supervisor in all facets of managing and supporting the team.
Understands all aspects of the LMI paperwork flow as it affects shipping.
Achieves and acts in the role as “delegated authority” in shipping area, supporting LMI’s quality system.
Performs duties in an accurate and timely manner with minimal supervision.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES
High school diploma or high school equivalency preferred. Candidates that do not have a high school diploma or high school equivalency will be required to take a pre-employment assessment to be considered for the role.
2-5 years of directly related experience..
Experience reading and understanding aerospace drawings, blueprints, and specifications for sheet metal and assembly parts.
Highly detail oriented with a strong background in Aerospace manufacturing and quality assurance.
Experience in final inspecting, first article inspections, and completing quality documentation.
Demonstrated decision-making ability utilizing good judgement in determining the appropriate guideline, procedure, and application to utilize in solving problems.
Thorough understanding of process flows, lead times and lean principles in a manufacturing environment.
Possesses working knowledge of and functional experience in the use of hand measuring devices/instruments (e.g. calipers, Ohm-meter, Micrometer, etc.).
Possesses computer skills including AS400, familiar with the Microsoft Suite, internet and customer portals.
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
Noise levels ranging from quiet to extremely loud
Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when working on the manufacturing floor including, but not limited to, eye, ear, and foot protection
May occasionally lift and /or move up to 10-50 pounds
WHY CHOOSE LMI AEROSPACE?
We take care of our people.
401(k) retirement savings plan with a percentage company-match contribution
Paid time off
Medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental insurance
Employee assistance plan — for access to counseling, consulting and other community resources
Subject to eligibility, terms, and conditions
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees of the Company are employed on an “at will” basis and may be terminated at any time.
LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI‘s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.
LMI is an E-Verify Employer.
LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer
LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ more than 2,000 engineering, manufacturing and testing experts in 19 locations throughout the United States, Mexico, and Sri Lanka. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.