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United Technologies Corporation 2nd Shift Quality Inspector I in Burnsville, Minnesota

Job ID: 01299918

City: Burnsville

State: Minnesota

Country: United States

Category: Quality

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HMN01: S&IS (Sensors) - Burnsville 14300 Judicial Rd, Burnsville, MN, 55306 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Inspect production machine and process setups when applicable using first production pieces, setup pieces, shift samples, etc. according to checklists, blueprints, routings and standards.

  • Inspect manufactured products, purchased samples, materials and parts, control samples, processes, or test data for conformity to blueprints, specifications and standards.

  • Report inspection results and substandard conditions on appropriate forms or computer.

  • Identify product items as accepted or dispositioned.

  • Inform supervision of abnormal situations.

  • Arrange item transport if necessary.

  • Perform above on an entry level basis with close supervision.

  • It is expected that the employee performs these and any other activities which may be assigned, or which may occur in the normal course of work.

  • This description is intended to be only a general outline of major responsibilities.

Project Work

  • Receiving Inspection and/or Production Inspection, Audits, Oracle Transactions.

  • Perform product inspection tasks per inspection procedures.

  • Document inspection activities on appropriate inspection records.

  • Maintain inspection records in an organized manner.

  • Make decisions regarding product acceptance per product documentation and company workmanship criteria.

  • Document product discrepancies per company procedures.

  • Disposition product non-conformances as approved Assist QA Engineering in corrective action follow-up.

  • Prioritize product inspection per schedule needs.

  • Understand & interpret design data (prints, BOM's, etc.)

  • Understand geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

  • Use proper inspection methods & equipment (inspection hand tools, surface plate, etc.)

  • Assist QA Engineering in development of inspection methods and procedures.

  • Capable of supporting multiple product lines and/or commodities

  • Answer quality & inspection questions.

  • Perform product & quality system audits as required.

  • Maintain applicable skills, knowledge, & certifications as required.

  • Complete Oracle transactions per company procedures.

  • Miscellaneous duties as required.

  • Ability to prioritize numerous tasks to meet schedule needs

Technical Tasks & Skills.

  • First Article Inspections (FAI), Inspections on CMM using pre-existing programs.

  • Complete & maintain current FAI’s on products manufactured by suppliers or the company per company procedures.

  • Develop FAI documentation per company procedures Inspect & measure all product design, manufacturing & quality characteristics.

  • Verify product per industry specifications & certifications.

  • Use appropriate inspection methods & equipment (inspection hand tools, surface plate, Optical Comparator, run CMM programs, etc.)

  • Coordinate with other departments in support of FAI’s (Quality Assurance, Engineering,

  • Purchasing, etc.)

  • Develop inspection methods and procedures for products.

  • Perform functional testing of product as approved for.

Special Projects

  • Process Monitor Program, Special Process Inspections, Supplier Source Inspection, Customer Source Inspection.

  • Delegated Customer Source Inspection Ownership & responsibility for area Process Monito Program.

  • Assist in identifying good process monitor candidates.

  • Train candidate process monitors Audit process monitors to assure maintained proficiency.

  • Document training & auditing activities.

  • Approved to perform special process inspections (e.g. soldering, brazing, etc.)

  • Perform source inspection activities for existing products & suppliers Support Customer Source Inspection activities as needed.

  • Perform Delegated Customer Source Inspection as approved Be familiar with and inspect multiple company products and/or commodities to assure compliance to requirements

  • Assure product & company documentation is complete & accurate prior to shipment

  • Complete source inspection documentation as appropriate

  • Be aware of company goals & product schedule needs.

  • Prioritize inspection activities to meet goals & schedule needs.

  • Participate in schedule planning.


  • Support company goals, Teamwork, Continuous Improvement.

  • Be aware of company goals & product schedule needs

  • Prioritize inspection activities to meet goals & schedule needs

  • Participate in schedule planning

  • Respond to company needs.

  • Assure proper inspection coverage for area of responsibility.Assist & back-up other areas as needed

  • Train others in quality requirements & inspection tasks Identify and implement improvement ideas to engineering

  • Assist in company quality initiatives, continuous improvement & problem solving


  • Communicate with other support groups, Supplier contact, Customer contact, Customer satisfaction.

  • Take work direction from QA Engineering, from manufacturing on daily work scheduling priorities, and from other support groups as required Interface with Engineering on product quality issues.

  • Work with other support groups to assure proper product quality, documentation, traceability & delivery.

  • Contact & work with suppliers on quality issues as required.

  • Work with customers on quality issues as required.

  • Assist in determining and implementing corrective actions on problems Supply product performance & quality data as required.

  • Answer & assist others regarding quality questions & issues.

  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from peers, engineering, other support groups, suppliers and customers.

Required Education:

  • HS Diploma/GED

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Inspecting experience

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year


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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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