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Quality Inspector 

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary Astronics CSC  
Location Waukegan, IL  

Astronics Connectivity Systems and Certification (formerly Telefonix PDT and Astronics Armstrong Aerospace) serves as the experienced, global market leader for in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions for aircraft. As a systems certification provider, Astronics CSC has worked on over 100 projects for industry partners to upgrade commercial and business aircraft with new passenger power systems, IFEC navigation, communication and flight safety systems. Additionally, Astronics CSC offers proven IFEC hardware systems, flexible design platforms, high customer satisfaction, and long-term relationships with industry leaders to help make the connected aircraft a reality. The company now employs over 300 employees, and is a six-time recipient of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Employers to Work For award.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete In-Process Inspection to ensure production is completing processes correctly as defined in the production work instructions and as defined in the blue print.
  • Verify electrical test set up to ensure testing is being done correctly for each job.
  • Utilize inspection and test equipment (caliper, micrometer, comparator, ruler, Micro-Vu, meters, Cirris Testers, Etc.) to verify products to specification.
  • Communicate product/process/documentation discrepancies and potential discrepancies to aid continuous improvement efforts to the Quality Supervisor.
  • Complete labels, certificates of compliance and other customer documentation as required.
  • Enter daily scrap for inventory control and to for improvement analysis.
  • Suggest opportunities for improvement for the company.
  • Performs a safety sensitive function.
  • Other duties & functions may be assigned to this position as needed.
  • Working knowledge of ISO/9001/14000 and AS9100 processes.
Position Requirements

Education and /or Experience:


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a quality inspector in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to read blue prints and drawings (GDT).
  • Experience in First Article Inspections Reports (FAIR’s).
  • Read and understand process documents and industry standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of C of C’s, Material Certifications.
  • Experience using basic inspection and test equipment (ruler, caliper, and meter).
  • Team Player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy a must.
  • Must understand basic math skills, including fractions, decimals and basic statistical techniques.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.


  • Knowledge of cable and wire drawings.
  • Experience with FAI S/W (Discus).

An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

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