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Quality Inspector Electrical

Tupelo, Mississippi
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Date posted 04/11/2024 Job ID 44347BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Quality Inspector Electrical 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. Maintains, processes, and compiles a variety of confidential and sensitive electronic and hard copy reports, records and statistics. Assignments are typically non-routine where judgment and assessment are required to resolve moderately complex issues. May conduct inspections at customer or vendor sites.

  • Inspects parts, components, assemblies and materials to ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory guidelines (Military Standards, ASTM and ANSI, and ASME Code).
  • Provides various electronic and hard copy reports of inspections and notifies appropriate parties including project engineers.
  • May observe testing and provide oversight, as necessary, to verify compliance with requirements.
  • Requires use of hand gages and other automated gaging.
  • Utilizes SAP systems daily to support Quality Department inspection activities.
  • Completion of First Article Inspection Reports in accordance with SAE AS9102 requirements.
  • May interact with and provide responses to regulatory agencies and customers during their audits and review of company inspection activities.
  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.
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 inspection.
  • May substitute additional experience in lieu of formal education and training.
  • Must possess:
    • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications, and perform mathematical computations.
    • Good 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.
    • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
    • Good computer skills.
    • Proficient in IPC/WHMA-A-620 and IPC-A-610. IPC J-STD-001 desirable.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
  • Must be able to adapt to various working conditions such as heights, high voltage electricity or radioactive materials.
  • Experience with ISO 9001, AS9100, DOD quality assurance program requirements are desirable.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) “SECRET” clearance is desired.
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