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ViaSat is looking for a part-time onsite source inspector at CPI Radant Technologies Division. In this position, you will have the flexibility to work on an on-call as needed basis. ViaSat's Quality Assurance Department requires inspection and auditing/surveillance services to monitor manufacturing and quality processes at our various contract manufacturers (CM) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers, and to approve manufactured items completed and presented for ViaSat buyoff, including printed wiring assemblies (PWAs) and end unit box builds.
As a Quality Control Inspector you will use your formal IPC-A-610 training and experience to inspect solder and general workmanship to the requirements of IPC-A-610. You will verify some components for proper identification by comparing component markings to the applicable Bill of Material as well as proper component placement and polarity. You will also review AS9102 First Article Reports prepared by the Contract Manufacturer. As you take direction from ViaSat’s quality assurance department, you will interface with designated points of contact at 3rd party contract manufacturers and suppliers. Utilizing your expertise, you will compare the products with released engineering drawings, purchase orders and other contractual requirements as specified by operations. You will check for quality workmanship according to published manufacturing standards. We will rely on you to suggest ways in which the quality of products could be improved and provide written reports of Source Inspection results to management. In addition, you will conduct quality audits and surveys to recommend approval of new ViaSat suppliers and contract manufacturers. You will also initiate and address corrective and preventive actions when non-conformances are noted in ViaSat products or the processes used to produce ViaSat products.
5+years Quality Assurance in electronics manufacturing environment
Inspection of electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies
Experience in FAI, SI, RI inspection
Knowledge of QA process with non-conforming material and MRB
Use of mechanical and optical measurement tools
Geometric dimensioning and tolerances
Supplier evaluation, approval and corrective and preventative actions
Ability to interpret engineering drawings for PWB’s
ASME Y14.5, ISO-9001 procedures, MIL-STD-105
Associate’s degree or equivalent experience
US Government Position. US Citizenship required.
IPC-A-600 and 610 certification
2-3 years Space Flight hardware experience
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: THIS IS A PART-TIME, ON-CALL, TEMPORARY POSITION
ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is a global provider of satellite broadband and wireless services, infrastructure, and technology. We securely connect consumers, businesses, governments, and military to the internet — anywhere in the world.