In Process Inspector @ Aluminum Precision Products - Santa Ana, CA

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In Process Inspector

Aluminum Precision Products - Santa Ana, CA

Aluminum Precision Products (APP) is an international leader in closed and open die forgings of aluminum and titanium alloys. We offer you the opportunity to be a part of a globally recognized organization that enjoys an unparalleled reputation for quality. We are always looking for qualified individuals to join our team. Here you’ll be challenged on a daily basis, tasked with solving problems, working with smart, energetic, and dedicated people.
APP is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Company and we are committed to the long term growth of our organization and employees. We offer an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401k plan.
Aluminum Precision Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB SUMMARY: In-Process Inspector performs visual and dimensional inspection of in-process forgings to ensure production requirements and specifications are met. This position is in constant communication with Press and Quality Control personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Inspect forged parts for visible and tactile defects including metal-flow defects.
  • Use and read various measurement instruments to examine the dimensions of forged parts.
  • Verify that part dimensions meet requirements and tolerances based on blueprints, job travelers, and any accompanying documents.
  • Inspect and approve the first piece of a job before running entire production.
  • Complete in-process inspection checklists.
  • Maintain focus on tasks throughout a scheduled shift.
  • Report any equipment or facility defect(s) or mechanical dysfunctions to Supervisor.
  • Transport parts to the next stage, keeping all jobs tagged to ensure traceability.
  • Maintain accurate records and part-counts of current production.
  • Participate in total quality management projects to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Participate in LEAN manufacturing and SPC activities as required.
  • Maintain an acceptable attendance record.
  • Comply with all APP, Inc. safety rules and company policies.
  • Ensure any accident or injury is promptly reported.
  • Wear proper Personal Protection Equipment in work area at all times.
  • Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.
OTHER DUTIES
  • Perform any other duties when instructed by Supervisor.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES (if any)
  • None
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 1+ years related industry experience in process inspection or quality control.
  • Must be able to read blueprints.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes.
  • Use of inspection equipment such as calipers, dial indicators, gauges, protractors, templates, etc.
  • Forklift experience.
  • Able to understand instructions and safety procedures.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations
  • None
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills
  • Intermediate
Language Skills
  • English (reading, writing, verbal and comprehend)
  • Communicate with co-workers, supervisor, and other personnel.
Mathematical Skills
  • Intermediate
Other
  • Will be safety conscious and put safety first.
  • Knowledge of quality controls and how it relates to this position.
  • Knowledge of calibration methods.
  • Must be comfortable working around heavy machinery, open flame and heat.
  • Good hand/eye coordination and good eyesight.
  • Should be able to work in any shift.
  • Must be able to work occasional overtime to meet operational deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Able to work in a demanding fast paced environment.
  • Ability to stand on your feet 80% of the time.
  • Must pass pre-employment skills test involving reading, writing, math and language.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience
  • Vocational or Trade School Certificate.
  • Aluminum forge presses and/or related alloy mechanical press experience.
  • 1+ years general industrial manufacturing inspection experience.
In lieu of the above, any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the aforementioned knowledge, abilities, and skills may be considered at the Company’s discretion.

Pre-employment drug screen, background check, and E-verification apply.

APP, Inc. engineers and manufactures certain products that are considered ITAR-controlled items under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Consistent with ITAR, any position at APP, Inc. that involves work with the engineering or manufacturing functions of the Company may only be filled by a candidate who is (i) a citizen of the United States, or (ii) a person who has been accorded the privilege of residing permanently in the United States as an immigrant in accordance with the immigration laws.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The USES category for this position is moderate. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, as well as see, talk and hear. Will frequently manipulate parts weighing up to 25 lbs. and move more than 30 lbs. with the aid of material handling equipment and/or assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision. Requires manual dexterity and continued use of both hands, use of hand tools and related equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving forklifts, working plant machinery, overhead machinery and heavy moving part. Work environment is an indoor industrial manufacturing plant working in close proximity to hot presses with open gas burners, ovens, and heated aluminum stock/parts. Temperature in work area can exceed 90F throughout the work year. Sharp aluminum and/or steel filings and shaving can be found in most work areas. Adequate protective gear is required at all times to avoid injury. Moderate-to-high noise is constant throughout shift.

Aluminum Precision Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

APP is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Company and we are committed to the long term growth of our organization and employees. We offer an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401k plan.
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