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Quality Inspector CMM

Tupelo, Mississippi
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Date posted 02/26/2024 Job ID 43816BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Quality Inspector CMM City Tupelo State Mississippi Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $55,110 - $81,930

Job Summary General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

Under limited supervision this position is responsible for inspecting a wide variety of parts, assemblies, tooling fixtures and material to ensure compliance with customer requirements, company specifications, and quality requirements. Sets up, operates, inspects, tests, and adjusts new and reworked tools, dies, gauges, jigs, Laser Tracker System, CMM, and fixtures for conformance to engineering drawings and specifications. Maintains, processes, and compiles a variety of confidential and sensitive electronic and hard copy reports, records, and metrics. Assignments are at times non-routine where judgment and assessment are required to resolve complex issues. May be required to conduct source inspections at customer or vendor sites.

  • Inspects machined parts, components, assemblies and materials to ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory guidelines (Military Standards, ASTM, AWS, ANSI, and ASME Code). Provides various electronic and hard copy reports of inspections and notifies appropriate parties including project engineers.
  • Sets up and operates measuring and test equipment to include Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD & T).
  • Operates Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMM) equipment to achieve part acceptance, including equipment set up, inspection techniques, and final dimensional inspections while product is in-process manufacturing.
  • May prepare, update and maintain computer databases.
  • Observes testing and provides the quality oversight necessary to verify compliance with requirements/standards.
  • May interact with and provide responses to regulatory agencies and customers during their audits and review of company inspection, and calibration activities.
  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
  • May coordinate the procurement of standard materials, services and parts for inspections.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires an associate’s degree, trade school certificate, military training, or equivalent in quality inspections or certification by a professional group such as ASQ or AWS, and three or more years of progressive experience in electrical, mechanical, electromechanical or metrology inspection and calibration May substitute additional experience in lieu of formal education and training.
  • Must possess:
    • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications and perform complex mathematical computations.
    • Strong communication skills to effectively interface with all levels of employees including management.
    • Ability to interpret complex information and respond to a variety of complex issues.
    • An intermediate to Subject Matter Expert level of knowledge on Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD & T)
    • Proven ability to operate CMMs as required. CMM programming experience is highly desirable.
    • Display the required level of knowledge to utilize CMM software Programs (PC-DMIS or other metrology software).
    • An intermediate level of knowledge using PC-DMIS (or other metrology software).
  • Ability to work alternate shifts as required.
  • The ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
  • Experience with ISO 9001, AS 9100/9102, and Department of Defense (DOD) quality assurance program requirements in a manufacturing environment are highly desirable.
  • Currently possess or the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance is highly desirable.

Salary:$55,110 - $81,930
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret Apply Now
Jack O
“I wanted to continue my service and make a positive difference in the world. At GA, I can provide my friends, family, neighbors and current service members with the best products to keep them aware and safe at home and on the battlefield.”
– Jack O. Sr. Program Manager, GA-ASI
Steven, Research & Development Engineering
“Working in Research and Development means every day is something new and exciting. It's always a challenge to test new materials to see if they behave as you expect. It's never boring.”
– Steven, Research & Development Engineer
Micah, Mechanical Engineer
"I like knowing that the projects I work on contribute to the defense of our country."
– Micah, Mechanical Engineer
Image of John, Staff Engineer
“I work in the Components Engineering and Obsolescence Management Dept. Our efforts are saving General Atomics several millions of dollars by proactively leading and informing the company of all these decisions which significantly impact production, sustainment and new designs.”
– John, Staff Engineer