Performs initial incoming inspections on government procured Air Defense Systems hardware to determine if the equipment conforms to military specifications and system standards. Documents all discrepancies, investigates to determine the causes and prepares reports recommending hardware disposition and corrective actions required to eliminate future occurrences. Conducts inspections of field return assets, assigns proper condition classification codes and documents any evidence of misuse, mishandling and/or incompleteness to sustain accountability. Performs in-process QC inspections of maintenance activities to ensure repairs are accomplished in accordance with applicable quality standards and procedures. Prepares and maintains records pertaining to equipment failures. Performs analysis to determine probably causes and trends. Identifies improper repair methods and faulty workmanship. Prepares material rejection reports citing deficiencies and corrective actions required. Reviews all maintenance forms and records for accuracy and completeness. Participates in on-the-job (OJT) programs and assists the section officer in enforcing safety policies, procedures and standards. Plans and directs activities concerned with the development, applications and maintenance of Quality Standards and procedures for industrial processes, materials, and products. Devises inspection procedures and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating of fabricated items and reporting quality & reliability data. performs other related duties as required or directed by the section officer.This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.Required Skills:
- Must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in the QA/QC field performing in-process QC inspections and/or QA acceptance of end products.
- Must be knowledgeable of military specifications and federal standards. Skilled in the use of documentation, procedures, tools and test equipment commonly associated with inspection, test and acceptance of military air defense weapon systems hardware is required.
- Ability to read and interpret Engineering Drawings and understand design intent.
- Experienced in contract review, project plans and requirements.
- Active US DoD Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain a US DoD Security Clearance within the first year.
*U.S. citizenship required for purposes of obtaining a security clearance.
Required Education (including Major):
- Prior experience in inspecting military major end items of equipment , assemblies, subassemblies and component piece parts is desired.
- Experience or acumen in Mechanical Engineering
- Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or a related field from an accredited university
- Associate degree in Engineering or Applied Science from an accredited university
- Must have successfully completed a civilian or military course of instruction on quality assurance (QA)/quality control (QC)
- Certification by the American Society of Quality Engineering is desired
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.
Security Clearance: Secret
Relocation Eligible: No
General Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Quality Assurance, Test Engineering, Engineering, All