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Quality Inspector

Requisition ID:  52677
Business Unit:  Energy & Equipment Orange County (3210)

Irvine, CA, United States, 92606


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

Oversees and participates in matters relating to the administration of activities for the Quality Department in generating and submitting FAI Reports for the customer, specifically, determining and maintaining schedules to be met, collection of data, generating documents, entering data per customer requirements, maintaining databases, reviewing documents for Accuracy and thoroughness, scanning and sending documents, storing documents electronically, filing hard copy documents, coordination of third party inspection, and any related activities necessary to consistently achieve objectives. Perform Last Article inspection to provide objective evidence that all engineering design and specification requirements are met.  

Job Core Responsibilities
  • First Article Inspector, performs FAI report per AS9102 standard
  • Maintain FAI Approval Database, FAI Report requirements based on due dates or other priorities as directed
  • Regularly verify accuracy of request priorities given by Customer Service and Program Managers, amending the log as required
  • Regularly communicate priorities and changes to the Quality Department and verify progress of the Quality Department in generating required documents and attachments
  • Interface with Quality Engineers ensuring timely processing and collection of documents and resolution to any issues
  • Collect and review all documents for accuracy and thoroughness, generating any that are needed
  • Compile information for FAI reports and prepare for submittal per customer instructions and any website entry of measurement and attribute data
  • Third Party Inspectors participation for approval of Criteria Part FAI Reports prior to submittal
  • Submit FAI Reports and monitor results, notifying requestors, document control and updating the FAI Approval Database accordingly
  • Delegated Customer Representative (DSQR) for Inspection activities
  • Delegated FAA Inspection (DMIR)
  • Perform additional Quality Department related tasks as required (Receiving Inspection, Final Inspection, and MRB)
  • Fosters professional growth and development of inspectors through personal example and appropriate training
Job Specifications

Education: High school diploma or equivalent, college and/or technical trade school or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations 

Certification: ASME Y14.5 GD&T certificate preferred

Years Experience: Minimum of 7 year of experience


  • Full understanding of Aerospace Manufacturing practices, policies, procedures, regulations as these relate to quality specifications and standards (e.g. AS9100 and AS9102)
  • Knowledge of the AS9102 forms
  • ASME Y 14.5 GD&T
  • CMM Operations
  • Ability to read and understand blue print requirements
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Ability to gather data, to compile information and prepare reports
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Abilty to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
  • Supervisory skills, including delegation, training and evaluating performance
  • Team building skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers


Core Competencies

  • Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Customer focus - building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions


Leadership Competencies

  • Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
  • Builds effective teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
  • Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently


Other Competencies

  • Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done
  • Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals
Environment & Physical Requirements


Manufacturing / Non-Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb.  May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.


Additional Information Regarding Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Meggitt reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  Meggitt shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.



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Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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