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United Technologies Corporation Inspection Tech I - 2nd Shift in Burnsville, Minnesota

Job ID: 01355194

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

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE .

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.Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Job Summary

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.

Primary Responsibilities

Project Work

  • Receiving Inspection and/or Production Inspection, and Audits

  • 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

  • Prioritize product inspection per schedule needs

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

  • 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

  • Maintain applicable skills, knowledge, & certifications as required

  • Miscellaneous duties as required

  • Ability to prioritize numerous tasks to meet schedule needs.

Technical Tasks & Skills

  • First Article Inspections (FAI)

  • 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, etc.)

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

  • Develop inspection methods and procedures for products

Special Projects

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

  • Ownership & responsibility for area Process Monitor 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

  • 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

  • Perform functional testing of product as approved for


  • 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

  • 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


  • Other support groups, Supplier contact, Customer contact, Customer satisfaction

  • Interface with Engineering on product quality issues

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

  • 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 Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residence (Green Card) is required.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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. Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from 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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