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1st Shift Inspector - Manchester CT

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Manchester, CT, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Role Purpose

Responsible for the verification of product characteristics and associated manufacturing documentation and other quality records, utilizing a range of inspection techniques and methods including, but not limited to visual, mechanicals, automated, contact and non-contact. This responsibility will be discharged under the authority delegated by quality.

Key Accountablities
  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring that the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards are followed.
  • Responsible for performing inspection processes as described by the product work instructions and/or other directions.
  • Responsible for performing first article inspections in line with site operating policies, procedures and work instructions.
  • Responsible for execution customer and regulatory delegated inspection processes as authorized by those parties. Responsible for maintaining those delegated authorities once granted.
  • Support root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances
  • Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers.
  • Support continuous improvement of production and inspection processes by implementing Lean initiatives.
Essential Specifications
  • Experience in inspection methods and techniques and following relevant work instructions.
  • Experience in an Aerospace operating environment.
  • Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices.
  • Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements
  • Basic computer skills such as excel, powerpoint, word, generate and print reports. 
Desirable Specifications
  • Apprenticeship, Associate’s Degree in a technical subject or equivalent. 
  • Awareness of AS9100 series requirements.
  • Familiarity with AS9102 First Article Inspection process.
  • Previous delegated product acceptance authority granted by an Aerospace OEM or regulatory authority.
  • Familiarity with 3D model based Engineering
Travel Requirements


Physical Requirements
  • Sitting/standing for long periods of time 
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 25lbs 
  • Use of hands for fine dexterity, light and strong grasping 

Nearest Major Market: Hartford