Inspection and Quality Technician

Stratford, CT 06615

Posted: 01/07/2019 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Job Number: 168914 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring an Inspection and Quality Technician

Off-shift work and overtime may be required to support business needs.

The Technician will be working in the Materials & Process Quality Laboratory.

Supports, performs, and manages testing and control of raw materials and finished product quality, ensuring compliance with company standards and applicable government regulations as well as lean initiatives within manufacturing operations.

This will include preparation of metallic and composite samples using basic machining equipment to perform ASTM type testing on raw materials as well as production part samples.

Typical analyses performed include testing of chemical processing lines, metallographic testing, composite material testing, metallurgical testing, raw material specimen preparation, fluid testing, and oven and autoclave system accuracy testing.

Some local travel will be required to conduct monthly testing at facilities located in Bridgeport CT and Shelton CT.

Typically travel is limited to once or twice per month for each offsite location.


High School diploma, or equivalent experience/combined education, with additional specialized technical training equivalent to a technical Associate degree and/or demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical tasks.

Experience working in a laboratory/manufacturing environment.

Strong work ethic.

Comfortable working with computers and the Microsoft suite.

Strong reading comprehension skills including capability to interpret engineering specifications and test procedures

Strong communication skills needed to support team-based work environment.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities

Ability to follow written work instructions required.

Knowledge of Basic Chemistry

Familiarity with oven surveys

Experience performing tests in accordance with ASTM and/or AMS standards

Experience working in the Aerospace industry or at a NADCAP accredited organization

Mechanical aptitude

Familiarity working with basic hand tools

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Nancy Boyce

Nancy Boyce is a Sr. Technical Recruiter with over 30 years' experience serving the Aerospace and Engineering industries.  Her favorite part of her job is working with a candidate through the whole process of getting them hired and then seeing them become successful in their career path.  The best way to contact Nancy is via phone or email

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