PositionPurposePerforms in-process inspections, final inspections, and makes final airworthiness determinations for new manufactured, or processed components, assemblies, major assemblies, and new aircraft manufacture.Duties & ResponsibilitiesInspects parts, components, assemblies, major assemblies,

Manufacturing Quality Inspector

Erickson • 
Central Point, Oregon, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:


Performs in-process inspections, final inspections, and makes final airworthiness determinations for new manufactured, or processed components, assemblies, major assemblies, and new aircraft manufacture.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Inspects parts, components, assemblies, major assemblies, new manufactured aircraft/aircraft sub-assemblies, and processes in the assigned manufacturing facility, including in process and final inspections.
  • Determines if products and services meet continued airworthiness requirements and certify.
  • Supports FAA conformity projects as required.
  • Performs First Article Inspections per AS9102 standards.
  • Supports Customer specific Quality requirements.
  • Supports continuous process improvement initiatives with a focus on process efficiency.
  • Performs audit functions within the organization as required.
  • Performs Receiving Inspection duties as required.
  • Periodic travel as required to provide off-site technical/inspection support for manufacturing suppliers.
  • Other inspection duties as assigned by Quality Management.


Safety and Work Environment - Identifies hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and takes appropriate action to maintain a safe and productive work environment for self and others. Follows Values Charter "Safety: Above all else".

Effective Communication - Actively listens to others. Communicates with others clearly, openly, and respectfully. Uses all forms of communication effectively and appropriately (includes email, text, IM).

Teamwork - Works with and supports others to achieve organizational goals. Meets individual and team deadlines and responsibilities. Assumes additional responsibilities when needed. Responds constructively to instructions and procedures. Listens to others and values opinions and is respectful of team members and other Erickson employees. Works effectively with team leader or manager and promotes a positive team environment.

Accountable to Achieving Commitments - Achieves commitments to both internal and external customers. Produces high quality work by being attentive to detail and maintaining accuracy. Works in a conscientious, consistent, and thorough manner to meet all schedules and timelines. Anticipates potential problems. Finds the root cause of problems and takes appropriate action. Makes continuous improvement to processes and results.

Adaptability to Change - Understands, accepts, and supports the need for business change and helping others with transitions. Adapts and adjusts to change within own area of responsibility as well as accepting the need for change more broadly. Actively identifies and leads change within area of responsibility.

Job Requirements:

  • Two-year technical degree, FAA certificate or industry quality related certification(s) preferred.
  • AS9100, AS9110, ISO9001, or comparable QMS experience preferred.
  • Aviation experience of at least 1 year preferably in an inspection related capacity.
  • Knowledge of aircraft maintenance practices and/or inspection processes, technical specifications and standards, technical manuals, FAA regulations, and ability to read blueprints.
  • Experience with part inspections, precision measuring equipment, and auditing processes.
  • Must have a strong ability to communicate to all levels of personnel in an assertive but helpful manner.
  • Must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Must have strong ethics and principles.
  • Ability to obtain a US passport if required.

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