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Quality Control Inspector

World View Enterprises

World View Enterprises

Quality Assurance
Tucson, AZ, USA
Posted on Sunday, May 5, 2024
Tucson, AZ

Company Overview

World View is on a mission to inspire, create, and explore new perspectives for a radically improved future by helping humanity respect and conserve all life on Earth. As a leader in the burgeoning stratospheric exploration space, we have been leading groundbreaking stratospheric flight for over 6 years. Using advanced stratospheric balloon technology, our stratospheric remote sensing capabilities are trusted by NASA, NOAA and other government and commercial enterprises. And, with our space tourism and exploration business promising a truly unique space tourism experience unlike anything else on the market, World View is poised for massive growth. To learn more about World View, visit

Job Description

As a Quality Control Inspector, you will be responsible for the inspection of hardware, components and identification, and documentation of any non-conformances. You will work with Quality management, Production management and Engineering to determine root cause and implementation of corrective actions / preventive actions (CAPA). Your experience in the AS9100 standard brings with you the attention to detail and level of intricate knowledge necessary for aerospace grade hardware flying in a dynamic environment. Quality is key, and you’ll be a required function to ensure all internal and external specifications are adhered to.

Role Responsibilities

  • Perform program independent inspections, validations, and/or verifications of assigned items to ensure compliance to processes, procedures, and contractual obligations
  • Perform independent inspections of assigned tasks (documentation reviews, hardware inspection, assembly inspection, tests validation, etc.) using blueprints, specifications, contractual documents, visual inspection methods, and more
  • Support QC areas as a QC inspector. Areas may include receiving inspection, assembly, machine shop, electrical, welding, testing, and avionics
  • Perform inspections of simple GD&T hardware using a variety of hand and bench tools which may include various micrometers, thread gages, depth gages, dial indicators, drop indicators, height gages, etc. Tools may also include optical comparators, hardness checkers, profilometers, etc., as required
  • Understand and use basic GD&T concepts such as Straightness, Flatness, Circularity, Cylindricity, Perpendicularity, and Parallelism as applicable to the job
  • Must maintain accurate calibration database and location of all test equipment used and generate reports of overdue equipment for calibration and red tagging of any equipment that is out of calibration
  • Perform Printed Wiring Board/Assembly Inspections, to include, but not limited to soldering, staking, and conformal coat utilizing a Microscope
  • Complete Inspections on Cable/Wire Harness Assemblies
  • Inspect per IPC Certifications: IPC J-STD-001 with Space Addendum Soldering for Operators & Inspectors (CIS), Assembly of Electronic Assemblies (IPC-A-610), IPC/WHMA-A620, Requirements for Cable & Wire Harness Assemblies. These certifications are not required but preferred
  • Work with devices/hardware that are Highly Sensitive Electrostatic Discharge Sensitive
  • Support Government and/or Customer Source Inspections, as required
  • Accept or reject materials or articles; identify and document non-conformance and notify appropriate personnel of potential rejection of items
  • Troubleshoot inspection problems related to fixtures, software, drawings, documentation, or processes
  • Perform final inspection and review documentation required for end-item shipments
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of Quality Control experience in Manufacturing
  • 3 years of Quality Control experience in Aviation, Aerospace and Defense
  • Substantial knowledge of all Quality Control processes including AS9102 FAI processes
  • 5 years of experience with inspecting machined parts, stamped metal parts, composite, or plastic, etc
  • 5 years of experience inspecting in the molded and extruded plastics industry
  • 3 years of experience with the control of nonconforming hardware, failure/root cause analysis, corrective, and preventive action (CAPA) processes
  • Good communication skills and the ability to articulate aerospace hardware and systems problems to technical professionals to initiate resolutions
  • Expert in reading and interpreting design drawings, GD&T and CAD models
  • Knowledgeable with AS9100 Quality Management Systems and FAA Part 21.137 and Part 145
  • Proficient in IPC-610 and J-STD-001 PCB and PCA inspection and ESD/ FOD protocols
  • Experience with performing inspections with variety of measuring equipment including calipers, micrometers, CMM, Faro-type arm, Height gauges, etc. electronic testing and inspection using portable measuring devices
  • Proficient with Excel, Word and shop floor management software (ERP) and related programs
  • Ability to work independently with a strong work ethic, be innovative, detail oriented, possess initiative, and team oriented

What We Offer

  • Work alongside experts in emerging technology
  • Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc
  • Modern office with kitchen, exercise area, amazing views, and more!

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

World View is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.