Inspector (2)- Buffalo, NY

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking an Inspector 2 to join our Buffalo, New York location.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman Amherst Systems in Buffalo, New York; an organization focused on development and production of state-of-the art simulation systems solutions.

This position could require occasional 2nd shift work depending on workload and space constraints. Overtime is expected when workload dictates the need.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Perform visual inspection, mechanical measurements or electrical inspection of all purchased or internally manufactured items to ensure they meet company quality requirements and technical specifications, in accordance with company drawings, policies and procedures.

Perform receiving, in-process and final inspection of mechanical or electronic assemblies to ensure that all products meet assembly specifications prior to test and/or shipment to the customer.

Uses predetermined methods, operations, setups and prescribed specifications to inspect visually in-process and completed products such as electronic units and subsystems, precision electromechanical assemblies or mechanical units, subassemblies, structural flaws, internal defects, and missing welds. Uses various measuring devices.

Accepts, rejects, or reworks defective or malfunctioning units or systems. Works from blueprints, diagrams, dial indicators, preset micrometers, scales, fixtures, customer specifications, drawing or inspection instructions and checklists.

May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma required.

2 years of experience performing mechanical and/or electrical inspections, and/or 2 years of assembly experience in a manufacturing/fabrication environment.

Ability to interpret engineering and assembly drawings and specifications.

Candidate should have the ability to operate a personal computer to document inspection results and non-conforming materials.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with inspection of larger electro-mechanical assemblies as well as electronic assembly and/or electronic inspection skills.

Strong mechanical inspection skills plus proficiency in using height gage for precision inspection requirements when required by design.

Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word; TipQA and Costpoint

Knowledge of ISO, IPC-610 specifications

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