Kaman Corporation

  • Quality Inspector - Part-Time

    Location : Location US-CT-Bloomfield
    Requisition ID
    Kaman Aerospace
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(8/14/2019 3:02 PM)
  • Overview



    Since our founding in 1945, Kaman has had a mindset of constant improvement and creativity. In this way, we fulfill our most important responsibility: providing our customers with solutions to their critical technical and systems challenges. With the resources to pursue large scale endeavors, we continue to recognize and encourage each person’s ability to create significant change.


    We have an opportunity for an Inspector B to join our team in Bloomfield, CT. This position will perform basic inspection activities of product, materials, first piece inspection and in-process monitoring as assigned. This position reports to the Value Stream Manager/Sr. Team Leader on work assignments to meet production schedules. The position will have a dotted line reporting relationship to the Sr. Team Leader, Quality Assurance regarding quality issues. 


    Kaman Specialty Bearings & Engineered Products, a division of Kaman Corporation, located in Bloomfield CT, is a leader in the design and manufacture of high technology mechanical products, such as self-lubricated bearings and driveline couplings, used in aviation, marine, hydropower and other industrial applications.


    Invested in our future together.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Perform visual and dimensional inspection of various mechanical components and assemblies to close tolerance. Perform first piece and in-process inspection in assigned value stream.
    • Identify defects in surface, dimensional, visual and non-conformities (material, documentation and workmanship) to blueprints and Kamatics’ quality standards. Report non-conformance of materials or unusual conditions to Quality Supervisor and cell leader.
    • Use a variety of conventional and advanced inspection devices, CMM tools and instruments to verify dimensions to drawing specifications.
    • Perform all responsibilities within productivity and quality expectations. Follow work procedures.
    • Maintain records, data and logs as necessary. Create inspection forms such as IMS, first article and other related forms.
    • Prepare products and related paperwork for presentation to customer or source inspection.
    • Provide leadership/training as needed. Ensure that production schedules are met.
    • Maintain clean and safe work environment. Follow safety and environmental procedures and regulations. Report safety incidents to supervisor.
    • Make recommendations for improvements to work processes and procedures. Contributes to 5S programs in work area.
    • Provide a high level of service to all internal and external customers. Contribute to positive teamwork environment.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. Participate in training/learning other positions. Accomplish related results as needed.



    High school graduate or GED.




    3-5 years of inspection experience in a manufacturing environment


    Skills/Abilities Essential to the Position:   

    Attention to detail

    Problem solving

    Communication (speaking, questioning, listening)

    Read and interpret complex blueprints

    Completing Inspection Method Sheets/First Articles


    Customer focus; occasional interface with customer inspectors

    Results oriented


    Team oriented


    Use precision instruments, including coordinate measuring machines


    Writing, documentation


    Knowledge Essential to the Position:

    Shop Math

    Geometric Tolerances and Dimensions



    Physical Demands:   

    Frequent mental and visual attention

    Occasional (15-40%) lifting and moving materials up to 50 lbs


    kamatics corporation



    All positions at Kaman Aerospace Group require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US citizens or US Permanent Residents (“green card holders”) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.


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