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Quality Tech III - Inspection in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is seeking an experience Quality Technician. This is an opportunity to grow your career at a large, international aerospace company. The position includes competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), a 401k matching program, and paid holidays and vacation. This position is located at our plant in Torrance, CA.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 32 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform detailed dimensional inspection on all internal manufacturing operations.
  • Perform performance testing.
  • Complete work orders, defective material reports, data processing move transactions and first article reports as required.
  • Communicate with department supervision as necessary.
  • May work in areas such as gauge lab final inspection, shipping, heat treat, and processing, and in-process inspection.
  • Inspector may be held to established quality standards.
  • Incumbent will have control to make minor adjustments to the process after tasks are assigned.
  • Perform 1st Article inspection using appropriate drawings or specifications to verify part acceptability
  • Perform Dimensional Inspection of all characteristics of manufactured products
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedures manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent as well as to and to draw and interpret bar graphs.                                                           
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. 
  • Intermediate computer skills including electronic mail, MS Word, MS Excel, routine database activity, graphs, etc.
  • Ability to create part routines for vision microscopes
  • Must be able to select and utilize general inspection tools
  • Ability to compare purchase orders with vendor certifications to assure compliance
Essential Knowledge/Skills
  • Understanding and limited interpretation of work instructions, routers, blue prints, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare inspection documentation as required by work instructions
  • Must be able to communicate with multiple departments including; Engineering, Manufacturing, Planning, etc.
  • Must be able to speak effectively before groups of employees of the organization.
  • Must know how to read blueprints, specifications and be able to use different gages, such as micrometers, calipers, comparators, thread gages, height gages, specs, protrusion blocks, etc.
  • Basic understanding of Federal Aviation Administration requirements and impacts
  • Basic understating of MRB disposition for accuracy and acceptability
  • Special vision required, such as close, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Active involvement in process improvement initiatives
  • Keep work area clean, safe and in orderly fashion


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.​