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Inspector, General

Requisition ID:  112513
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

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

Performs precision dimensional inspections and layouts on castings, forgings, sheet metal, machined parts, assemblies, gages, fixtures and tooling. Works from approved sketches or drawings on development and production programs.

Job Core Responsibilities

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

  • Dimensionally inspects to exacting tolerances, castings, forgings, machined parts, sheet metal parts and assemblies furnished by vendors or fabricated in-house.
  • Inspects machined parts for proper material, processes, completion of operations, workmanship and conformance to engineering approved sketches, drawings and specifications.
  • Performs first article inspections at the machine or assembly and provides and accept or reject decision.
  • Inspects functional gages, fixtures, molds, dies, tooling, etc., for conformance to drawings. Where the drawing lacks definition, conducts first article inspections of the resultant product to determine acceptance or rejection of the functional gages, fixtures etc.
  • Prepare and maintain required inspection reports and records.
  • Assist in the activities of other inspectors as directed. Perform related work requiring equal or lesser skill.

Job Specifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.
High School Diploma or GED, OR a combination of the above, and 10 + years’ experience in aerospace Quality Assurance.



  • Ability to use all types of inspection instruments and precision measuring devices. Ability to make coordination checks to tolerances and make part layouts to establish inspection reference lines and points. Read blueprints and drawings and have a basic knowledge of positional tolerance. Knowledge of plain and solid geometry, trigonometry and related mathematics required of making accurate measurement checks.
  • Possess knowledge of shop practices and have a knowledge of processes normally used by the company. Knowledge of inspection requirements, company quality standards and military specifications. Ability to keep accurate inspection records.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Organized
  • Detailed
  • High level of accuracy
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Customer service driven
  • Able to manage multiple tasks
  • Professional conduct at all times


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods and stand to perform work. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull or move up to fifty (50) pounds or more with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
Occasionally required to lift up to 30 lbs
Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility
Safety glasses, shop coat/apron, proper shoes
Occasional exposure to shop element such as noise, dust, odors and fumes

Typical Materials, Tools and Equipment Used:

  • Materials worked on: All ferrous and non-ferrous metals and their alloys, carbon fibers and plastics
  • Materials worked with: Coolants, cutting oils and abrasives, polishing paper, abrasives and compounds.
  • Tools used: Machinists’ hand tools, precision measuring instruments and variety gages. GITS test machine.
  • Equipment used: High and low speed honing machines, all types of flat and cylindrical lapping machines and various types of high speed polishing lathes


Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. 

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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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