First Article Inspector

Posted 5 months ago

Department: Quality
Reports To: Quality Manager


Position Objective: Responsibility of validating and documenting 100% of all customer imposed characteristics for presentation to our customers. Re inspect all dimensions specified under customer witness.

Essential Functions May Include:

• Interpretation of drawings/specs
• C.M.M. and manual gauging inspections
• Work with Quality Engineering and our customers
• Establish a job package for applied documentation
• Work with customer representatives
• Maintain proper documentation
• D.C.C.C.M.M. operations

This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. H. & S. Swansons’ Tool Company reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.


• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• A minimum of 1 yr. practical experience in a machine shop inspection function
• Geometric tolerancing/print interpretation
• Basis Mil Spec. interpretation
• Advanced blueprint reading
• Advanced math skills
• C.M.M. training

• Computer knowledge
• Statistical applications

• Geometric tolerance/print interpretation basis
• Mil Spec. interpretation
• Advanced blueprint reading
• Advanced math skills
• Standard inspection tools
• Advanced gauging
• C.M.M.’s operations
• Ability of color distinction using Pseudochromatic Plates testing or equivalent method
• Minimum of 20/25 vision corrected or uncorrected in one eye using Jaeger type 1 test or equivalent method
• Effective verbal and written communication skills


Sitting N Standing N Walking P Lifting N up to 50 lbs.
Carrying N Kneeling P Pushing/Pulling N Bending/Stooping N
Climbing Reaching N Crawling/Crouching Repetitive Motion N

Job Features

Job CategoryQuality Control

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