Quality Inspector - Big Lake, MN in New Brighton, MN at Arconic

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position is located at our Big Lake facility and is responsible for performing diversified inspection, audit, test, and measurement duties on complex products and processes to ensure conformance to requirements.

1. Inspection

Accurately inspects manufactured or other process output against documented ATEP specifications per the drawing, Control Plan, inspection procedures and other site quality control documentation. Maintains awareness of customer complaints and internal rejections of the product being inspected. Follows all discrepant material control procedures. Notifies inspection supervisors and process owners of any detected discrepancies. Performs detailed first article inspections and capability studies.

2. Measurement Equipment

Maintains proper use and care of measurement equipment; ensures equipment calibration is current per the Calibration Schedule before use. Utilizes a variety of measurement tools to accurately perform measurements. Measures product with required equipment as defined on documentation. Sets up or runs current program files on automated equipment when required for part inspection. Troubleshoots and resolves measuring instrument issues. Problem solves equipment interface issues with online database / statistical software program to allow data to be entered into appropriate files. Serves as the technical resource for manufacturing personnel performing self-inspection.

3. Documentation

Maintains current and appropriate inspection documentation in product files. Documents all discrepancies between the product and the written specifications per procedures. Records all inspection results electronically. Follows site containment procedures. Verifies current revision history of documentation prior to use.

4. Audit

Participates in audit functions (product, process, and QMS / ISO –AS 9100) ensuring quality systems and products are consistent with internal documentation, standards, and customer requirements.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years’ experience as an inspector in a manufacturing environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Full understanding of GD&T and blueprint reading
  • Basic understanding of statistics
  • Able to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic production environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a constantly shifting environment with regular interruptions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Skilled using a variety of measurement equipment including calipers, pin gage set, height gage, test indicator, micrometer, pitch micrometer, dial indicator, surface plate, optical comparator, laser, smart scope, and coordinate measuring machine (CMM)
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word. High proficiency preferred


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