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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Quality Inspector
SAT : Quality
Plano, Texas

Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. The company has manufacturing locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, and sales, service and engineering offices around the world.

Constructs and builds military and commercial radio frequency antennas.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Job Under standard supervision:
•Inspects parts, materials, assemblies and equipment to determine compliance to drawing, purchase order and other specified requirements.
•Performs product inspection.
•Performs real time defect evaluation
•Prepares QA documentation
•Verifies corrective action implementation.
•Verifies traceability information
•Use digital camera and image software
•Interfaces with coworkers, internal customers, and other departments
•Occasional contact with suppliers and customers
Minimally Required Job Skills
•Fully proficient knowledge of ESD control
•Solder Trainer certification or experience a must
•Fully proficient knowledge of geometric dimensions and
•Fully proficient knowledge of statistics and process control techniques
•Skilled using PC applications (Microsoft Word, Excel)
•Skilled in basic inspection tools and mechanical measurement
•Skilled analysis and interpretation of quality assurance data

Minimum Job requirements:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•Associates Degree in Electronics or Mechanical Engineering is preferred
•A minimum of 5 years directly related experience is required
•Experience in ISO9001, J-STD-001, IPC 610
•Solder Training experience is a plus

This position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The successful candidate must be a “U.S. Person” as defined under ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. Person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.