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Quality Control Inspector III

Type: Full Time, First or Second Shift

Wage: Competitive Wages, Based on Experience

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), and a robust Wellness Program  

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Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing is seeking a Quality Control Inspector III.  This individual will be responsible for determining fabricated/machined product acceptance to aerospace quality standards using a variety of inspection gauges and specifications.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform incoming, in-process and final dimensional inspection using a variety of gages; micrometers, calipers, test indicators, height gages, based on the drawing of the product to be measured.
  • Perform visual inspection against internal/customer specifications using good judgment regarding workmanship issues.
  • Document inspection results per customer requirements.
  • Perform daily checks of gauges for calibration deviations.
  • Identify, document, and analyze defects deviation and corrective actions within the philosophy of continuous improvement.
  • Generate and process NCR documentation on discrepant product.
  • Assist Estimating, Planning, Programming, and Manufacturing in special projects as appropriate.
  • Recommend corrective actions and works closely with other Quality Control personnel to ensure timely resolution.
  • Participate in new part introduction process including verification and documentation of First Articles.
  • Complete/assemble/submit First Article documentation (AS9102) to customers via email or web portal.
  • Conduct process/product audits and report findings. Participate in process improvement activities.
  • Maintains all relevant quality documentation related to the position.
  • Verify sub-supplier operations by comparing supplier certification documents against detailed customer standards.
  • Manage or generate all associated detailed documentation including supplier certs, internal certs, inspection documents, etc. Reconcile discrepancies with company personnel, and external suppliers.
  • Assist management procedures in preparation for multiple internal audits each year.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Aerospace or Commercial Manufacturing.
  • Associates Degree preferred.
  • Advanced blue-print reading skills including knowledge of dimensioning and tolerance.
  • Proficient use of MS Office Suite.
  • CMM experience preferred.


  • A valid state driver’s license preferred.
  • Must be either a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (In order to comply with U.S. government regulations as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20), or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)).
  • A pre-employment drug screen may be required.

Quality Control Inspector III

Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing
Kent, WA
Full Time
5 +

Published on 05-14-2019