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First Article Inspector I in Kent, WA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

Performs First Article Inspections per AS9102 and Carlisle's own work instructions and processes, which consists of a complete, independent, and documented physical and functional inspection process to verify that prescribed production methods have produced an acceptable item as specified by engineering drawings, planning, purchase order, engineering specifications, and/or other applicable design documents. FAI Inspectors' job responsibilities also include built-to-print receiving inspections


• Inspects in-process and/or finished production assemblies for conformance to required workmanship standards
• Completes and is proficient at Partial/Delta FAIs for IFE product
• Completes and is proficient at Bag and Tag kits inspection
• Completes and is proficient at receiving inspection tasks
• Reads and interprets various customer drawings and industry specifications
• Utilizes the internet for research capacity purposes
• Utilizes Discus FAI software

•Other duties as required in support of the department and the company•


• This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

• General understanding of AS9100 standard is preferred
• Certification to IPC-620 and J-STD workmanship standards is preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communications in English language
• Working knowledge of inspection techniques and instruments such as calipers, micrometers, microscopes, etc.)
• Computer Skills, experience and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Excellent internet research skills
• Ability to work under pressure in meeting time schedules
• Ability to work overtime, as needed
• Ability to work effectively with all employees and supervisors


• High School Diploma or GED
• 1 year of inspection experience as a EAIIQ or EAIII or equivalent external training experience
• Minimum of 1 year experience in reading, interpreting, communicating advanced blueprints/drawings and Customer specifications

Must maintain industry certifications as applicable to position and value stream that is supported. Including but not limited to; IPC-WHMA-A-620, IPC-JSTD-001, IPC-610, IPC-600 and NASA 8739


• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

• Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
• Occasional sitting
• Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions, and required usage of both hands as needed
• Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
• Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
• Hearing and speaking
• Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies


• Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

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