Zodiac Aerospace Quality Inspector (Receiving) in CYPRESS, California

Zodiac Aerospace is a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft and for helicopters and spacecraft. It develops and manufactures state-of-the-art solutions to improve comfort and facilities on board aircraft and high-technology systems to increase aircraft performance and flight safety. Zodiac Aerospace, a Safran* company since February 2018, has 32,500 employees worldwide and generated revenue of 5.1billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31, 2017. Zodiac Aerospace is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange.

  • Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with nearly 58,000 employees and sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

For more information: www.safran-group.com and www.zodiacaerospace.com / Follow @Safran and @ZodiacAerospace on Twitter

Job Summary

The 1st Shift Quality Inpsector Inspects purchased parts, assemblies, accessories, and materials for conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments. Examines items for defects in materials, work, and damage. Audits and reports on materials, processes and products used in the construction of aircraft interiors using variable or attribute measuring instruments and techniques to ensure conformance with the company’s quality standards. The individual is also responsible for the accurate data entry of the transactions associated with the receipt and acceptance of products.

Job Duties

  • Performs first article inspection (FAI) of newly designed or revised products.

  • Inspects incoming products to ensure proper paperwork is received and parts conform to specifications, engineering and purchase order. Examine sub-assemblies used in the construction of aircraft interiors.

  • Assists with inspection of in-process and final products prior to shipment.

  • Compares quantity and part number of items received with procurement data and other specifications to ensure completeness and accuracy of order.

  • Inspects and measures items for dimensional accuracy, fit, alignment, and functional operation, according to blueprints, parts manuals, company or military standards, and other specifications, using precision measuring instruments and devices.

  • Approves or rejects items, and records inspection and disposition information. May inspect outgoing and production line parts and materials.

  • Follows procedure outlines for reference use in subsequent inspections, using data obtained from blueprints, customer specifications, and catalogs.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent experience.

Experience: 2 - 5 years experience within a Manufacturing/quality organization

Computer Skills: Proficient in the Microsoft Office programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, MRP, etc.

Other Skills: Experienced in precision measuring instruments. Able to read engineering drawings, specifications and other technical literature preferred. Familiar with receiving inspection in a manufacturing environment.

Level: Intermediate

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

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