Quality Inspector
Irvine , California
October 23, 2017
Eaton Corporation, the Aerospace Group is currently recruiting a Quality Inspector to work in our Irvine, CA location.
This position is responsible for performing Dimensional or Mechanical Inspection on a diversified line of Aerospace components.
Essential Functions:
  • Inspect subassemblies, and assemblies in the receiving, assembly, test, machining and shipping areas along with performing the more complex machined part and casting first article inspection to verify conformance to blueprints, engineering specifications and customer requirements
  • Perform final dimensional or mechanical inspection of parts, components, subassemblies and assemblies for conformance to blueprints, engineering specifications and Customer requirements
  • Use a variety of precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, vernier calipers, comparators and gauging equipment.
  • Assist with devising dimensional gauging set-ups, perform part layout inspection and assist in establishing part inspection procedures
  • Report possible nonconforming material
  • May be required to audit test and assembly processes.
  • May be required to interface with various customers or government representatives
  • Process and complete required quality documentation
  • Perform complex first article inspection on components, sub-assemblies and assemblies to AS9102 requirements
  • Surface plate layout inspection
  • Comply with all safety requirements, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment in a safe and competent manner.  Understand and meet all departmental safety objectives and goals.  Keep assigned work-area clean, organized, and orderly per 5S standards.
  • Discuss with or refer major or critical inspection problems or decisions to lead person or supervisor for disposition
  • Cross  train on the inspection of different products
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Minimum five (5) years’ inspection experience in an Aerospace environment
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience with AS9102 first article inspection
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 50 miles of Irvine, CA will be considered for this position.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware 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
Position Criteria:
  • Be familiar with and able to read and interpret drawings and engineering specifications
  • Good verbal and writing communications skills in English
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective intra and inter-departmental relationships at all levels
  • Possess basic knowledge of acceptance test procedures (ATP), acceptance test reports (ATR), job travelers (process plans), pick lists, blueprints, certifications of conformance, chemical and physical analysis reports and test reports
  • Possess understanding of geometrical tolerancing and dimensional measurements per ASME Y14.5.
  • Possess knowledge of AQL sampling selection per internal procedures or ANSI/ASQC Z1.4.
  • Knowledge or experience inspecting aerospace products with special processes (e.g., anodizing, chem film, passivation, heat treating, penetrant and radiography, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficient using coordinate measuring machine
  • CMM Programming experience

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com. At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www. Eaton.com/careers.

Job: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.

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