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Quality Technician

Requisition ID:  55515
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)
Location: 

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063

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

The Quality Technician provides technical support to the quality engineering functions.  Conducts examinations and quality control inspections on products, materials, components and parts at various stages of the production process, to ensure compliance with established quality and reliability standards. Completes FAIRs per AS9102. Expert in using FAI balloon software such as Discus and /or Visual FAIR. 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
  • Dimensionally inspects, castings, forgings, machined parts, sheet metal parts and assemblies furnished by vendors or fabricated in-house and interprets drawings per ANSI/ASME  Y14.5M. Expert in GD&T.
  • 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 and completes FAIRs per AS9102.
  • 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.

 

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.

Job Specifications

Education : A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience (10 + years’ experience in aerospace Quality Assurance. GD&T, Discus, and or VISUAL FAIR.) that will allow successful performance of job expectations.  
Certifications : Vocational Training and/or apprenticeships in Quality Control Inspections or equivalent experience in related field
Years Experience : 4-6 years of relevant experience
Skills :  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Punctual, organized, and detailed
  • High level of accuracy.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Customer service driven.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Professional conduct at all times.
  • 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 tolerancing.
  • Knowledge of plain and solid geometry, trigonometry and related mathematics required of making accurate measurement checks.
  • Possesses 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.

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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