Quality Control Inspector III at Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

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Job Description:

Quality Control Inspector III

Job Description

We are CAES, a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? The friendly CAES work environment coupled with benefits on day one, a flexible work schedule providing 3 day weekends all year and, and we values YOU are several reasons to apply with us!

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A career with CAES is more than just a job, it is the pathway to a bright future.


In this role you will perform visual, mechanical, functional, dimensional or electrical inspection of a variety of raw materials and products in the production assembly process through to final system assembly. Performs inspection tasks involving the use of a wide variety of test instruments and equipment to measure values and record functional operation of components, equipment, systems, supplies and materials. Determines acceptability, and identifies and recommends disposition of defective items in accordance with established procedures.


  • Works from blueprints, drawings, process sheets, engineering change orders and written and verbal instruction to inspect mechanical parts, subassemblies and assemblies against required quality standards (i.e., soldier, electrical bonds, component placement, plating, etc.).

  • Utilizes standard precision tools such as micrometers, verniers, gauges, optical comparator, coordinate measuring machines and/or other specialty instruments to measure dimensions where tolerances may be exacting and parts are intricate in nature. Perform calculations to determine angles, tolerances, dimensions and other specified measurements.

  • Identifies defects and calculates defect rates against specified control limits. Inspects parts, subassemblies and assemblies after rework, modifications or repairs to verify defects have been corrected and ensure continuity to drawings, prints, etc.

  • Submit and support Source Inspections (Customer & Government [DCMA])

  • Performs simple setups of inspection equipment.

  • Applies inspection stamp for acceptability of mechanical and electrical parts, subassemblies and assemblies. May perform final inspection prior to customer acceptance to ensure end product meets customer requirement. Interfaces with engineering regarding technical issues and contributes in problem resolution.

  • Performs field return evaluations to ensure returns are repaired within quality guidelines.

  • May conduct quality audits to confirm processes are being accurately completed.

  • Collaborate with junior level inspectors

Performs other duties and responsibilities as required



  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)

  • Minimum 2 years related experience in Electrical (IPC-related) and Mechanical Inspection

  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by US export laws. In order to be eligible for this position, you must be a "US Person" under US export laws (or eligible for approval under a U.S. Government export license)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


    • Associates Degree or Technical Certification

    • Expert understanding of Mil-Specs, IPC, & J-STD-001 requirements

    • IPC-610, IPC-620, IPC-J-STD Certificated

    • Experience with AS9100D or equivalent

    • Experience in defense contract and/or microwave electronics or similar industry

    • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency

    • Demonstrated Team Player

CAES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of CAES to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. CAES will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is availablehere and the poster supplement is availablehere.

The Pay Transparency Policy is availablehere.

CAES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to CAEScareers@caes.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Please note that this Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.