Inspector A- Second Shift

Kaman Corporation Bloomfield , CT 06002

Posted 2 months ago


Year after year, Kaman delivers technical breakthroughs and innovative solutions that ensure our customers can meet their critical challenges. Others may approach challenges in a similar manner, but our people set us apart from other companies. Technology may advance and industry may shift, but Kaman will always be a place where individuals can come to work and truly make a difference and be recognized for their efforts.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Inspector A to join Kaman Specialty Bearings & Engineered Products, a Division of Kaman. This position will perform basic inspection activities of product, materials, first piece inspection and in-process monitoring as assigned. The position reports to Value Stream Manager/Sr. Team Leader on work assignments to meet production schedules. This position has a dotted line to Report to Quality Assurance Supervisor regarding quality issues.

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. Contribute 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


6 years of inspection experience in a manufacturing environment

Skills/Abilities Essential to the Position:

Attention to detail


Advanced mathematics

Problem solving

CMM operations and programming

Read and interpret complex blueprints

Communication (speaking, questioning, listening)


Completing Inspection Method Sheets/First Articles

Results oriented

Customer focus; occasional interface with customer inspectors

Team oriented


Use precision instruments, including coordinate measuring machines

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Writing, documentation


Knowledge Essential to the Position:

Advanced Shop Mathematics - 1 & 2

Geometric Tolerances and Dimensions


Physical Demands:

Frequent mental and visual attention

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

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