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Quality Assurance Inspector - In Process

at Aerojet Rocketdyne

Posted: 8/30/2019
Job Reference #: 15786

Job Description

  • LocationUS-FL-Jupiter
    Job ID
    Inspection - Inspector
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles ranging from missile defense to advanced hypersonic propulsion. These products have been used in a wide variety of government and commercial applications, including the main engines for the Space Shuttle, Atlas and Delta launch vehicles, and High Altitude Defense Systems.

    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an In Process Inspector to join our operations team in our Jupiter, FL location. This position requires inspection of a wide variety of raw materials and incoming parts, in accordance with work instructions, directives, and prescribed methodologies.

    Position level will be filled based on education and experience of identified candidate.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    100% - Working with planning, engineering and supporting departments, provide technical guidance to interpret and implement in process inspection requirements of raw materials and incoming components. Plan, coordinate and perform setups and inspections.

    Minimal job function requirements include:

    • Check raw materials received against accompanying paperwork for correct part number, serial number, quantity, presence of heat code number, proper markings and inspection stamps.
    • Record quantities of acceptable material and any deviations on receiving report.
    • Using micrometers, Vernier calipers, precision steel rule or a tape measure perform routine inspection operations to check overall dimensions of raw materials such as length, width, height, depth, thickness, inside and outside diameters for compliance with casting or forging drawing and purchase order specifications. Make simple layouts on castings and forgings as necessary.
    • Check castings visually for indications of core shifts, presence of foreign materials, porosity, blow holes, sand, shrinkage, and warping. Check samples received to ensure that identifying information agrees with that of the shipment.
    • Forward samples and raw materials to Material Control Laboratory (MCL) for additional review as required.
    • Mark heat code number, purchase order number and inspection quality level on material using appropriate approve marking material.
    • Prepare report of Nonconformance for materials that require quality review and release parts for source evaluation as required.
    • Check paperwork for completion of all inspection operations and stamps affixed to paperwork prior to release to rough stores. Check outgoing materials from Rough and Finished Stores to assure status of parts are in compliance with inspection requirements.
    • Comply with the correct operation, care, use and maintenance of equipment, housekeeping, and safe work practices.
    • Maintain and review logs, records, systems, build and test sheets and prepare reports as required.
    • Operate hoists, lifting devices, and fork lift truck as required.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    • Comply with environmental/safety regulations and programs requirements to ensure safe working conditions and to preserve a healthy environment. Comply with company quality and continuous improvement initiatives. Keep current with training certifications for compliance with governmental and company regulations.
    • May be required to train for, obtain and maintain licenses, operator permits and certifications for assigned area.


    Requires a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have basic computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office tools.

    US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    Prior experience in the Aerospace industry is a plus.

    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

    The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, test stands), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Employee may work in areas requiring the wear of protective equipment, such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) and drive company vehicles in a safe manner. May be exposed to some oil on hands and clothing from raw materials.

    Employees in these classifications require specific visual acuity based on National Aerospace Standard: near vision 20/25(Snellen) at 16” +/- (2.54 cm) or equivalent in at least one eye, natural or corrected color perception. Employees should be capable of adequately distinguishing and differentiating colors used in the involved process.

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