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Quality Engineering Inspector - Temporary (R2765)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Quality Assurance
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description
The Quality Control Inspector is responsible for monitoring and ensuring conformance with production processes and inspecting incoming product to ensure that Quality Standards are met. The Quality Inspector is a critical role in the manufacture of reliable, world-changing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

What You'll Do:

  • Ensure the assembly documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Observe assembly, lay-up, and torque operations.
  • Conduct dimensional inspections on both parts and assemblies.
  • Examine raw materials, piece-parts, and final assemblies.
  • Produce First Article Inspections (FAI) in accordance with AS9102.
  • Interpret specifications, drawings, tolerances, and additional requirements.
  • Document inspection and test results through logs, graphs, reports, and local systems.
  • Uphold maintenance of test and measurement equipment as well as calibration systems.
  • Assess customer returns and implement necessary internal corrective actions.
  • Execute other tasks related to the position as directed by leadership.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Quality Assurance, or a related field is preferred.
  • Certification from a recognized quality institution like ASQ (American Society for Quality) is advantageous.
  • Certification in AS9100 or similar quality management standards in aerospace is a plus.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a Quality Inspector role within aerospace manufacturing or a related industry.
  • Experience in First Article Inspection (FAI) and familiarity with AS9102 standards.
  • Practical experience with various inspection techniques and equipment (CMM, calipers, micrometers, etc.).
  • Exposure to Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in reading, understanding, and interpreting technical documents, blueprints, and engineering drawings.
  • Strong knowledge of quality assurance principles, practices, and procedures in aerospace manufacturing.
  • Capable of performing inspections using assembly instructions and engineering drawings.
  • Demonstrated ability to use precision measurement tools and calibrated equipment effectively.
  • Strong technical and computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, across various levels within the organization.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong understanding of quality-centric practices and processes.
Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.