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Assembly Inspector

Honda North America
United States, North Carolina, Greensboro
March 21, 2024
Honda Aircraft Company

General Summary:

The successful candidate will inspect materials and products, processes, or components for conformance to customer specifications. This includes first part, in-process and final inspection by performing the below listed duties. Tasks include all essential duties and responsibilities of a Quality Inspector including in-process and final mechanical and assembly inspection. Responsible for day-to-day activities in support of the mechanical and assembly manufacturing departments. Performance will be on an advanced level basis, handling technical problems of moderate to complex scope, with minimal supervision. The successful candidate will be expected to be fully supportive of Honda Aircraft Company, Inc. Values, Honda Philosophy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Works with other quality and production persons, has no direct reports

o Facilitate the HACI Quality System

o Perform in-process inspection in accordance with Type Design, Work Orders, and internal procedures

o Perform final inspection per customer and company requirements

o Write Quality Notifications as necessary for non-conforming product and assist in determining corrective action.

o Maintain positive working relationships with other departments

o Help manufacturing troubleshoot problems as they occur

o Control the accuracy of quality assurance records

o Perform first piece and /or first article inspections

o Cross training with other inspectors that includes incoming and other inspection

o Other tasks as requested


Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:

o Associate Degree (Technical) and/or minimum 2 years' quality or manufacturing related experience including mechanical and/or composite, and/or systems assembly. One year of direct aircraft quality experience potentially may be substituted for each year of college.

o Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

o Able to communicate effectively with other personnel

o Proficiency in the use of basic manufacturing inspection equipment. This includes but not limited to: calipers, micrometers, plug (and thread gages) and electronic height gages

o Experienced in blue print reading including GD&T

o Strong computer knowledge

o Uses time effectively and rarely allows irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with work completion

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

o Experience within an ISO 9001 Quality System

o Training in Lean Manufacturing

o Experience in first article inspections

o Familiarity with aircraft manufacturing including composites, sheet metal and machining

o SAP experience

Physical Requirements:

1. Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.

2. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.

3. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).

4. Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.

5. Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.

6. Effectively communicate in Business English language.

7. Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.

8. Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50lbs or more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided "reach assistance technology" or "movement assist technology" (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly's, robotics reach equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not constitute a contract between the incumbent and Honda Aircraft Company. (FLSA: Exempt) 01/07/13

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