Quality Inspector - 2nd Shift - (1062-A)  (Full Time)
Location: Windsor, CT

The Company

Aero Gear is a global supplier of aerospace gears and gearbox assemblies to top OEMs such as Pratt & Whitney, GE, AVIO, Collins, Rolls Royce and Sikorsky. The company was founded in 1982 and has grown over the years through key capital investments, technology and the professional development of its employees. Aero Gear has a team-based culture with a focus on excellence and continuous improvement. The outlook for the company is strong as it continues to set higher goals for sustained success together.

Position Summary

Support manufacturing by inspecting products and processes to meet quality and scheduled goals of the company.

Essential Functions

Perform final inspection of product.

Work in accordance with inspection sheets.

Participate in root cause corrective action investigations.

Learn and develop hands-on proficiency with inspection processes utilized by the company.

Follow written and verbal instructions, engineering drawings or sketches.

Prepare inspection reports and document non-conformances.

Participate in the operation of and compliance with all safety, hazardous material handling and disposal requirements in accordance with government regulations and company procedures.

Maintain a clean work environment in full compliance with all internal, customer and government regulations.


Technical capacity

Communication proficiency

Problem-solving / analysis




Experience and Education

Minimum of 3 years of experience in aerospace inspection.

Ability to work from sketches and use measuring instruments such as, micrometers, calipers, height stands, indicators, shadow graph andCMM.

Knowledge of arithmetic involving decimals and fractions and its application to use sketches and measuring instruments.

Subject to complete vision exam per requirements of National Aerospace Standards (NAS) 410.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands

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. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Activities, duties or responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Authorization

US Person (Green Card Holder or United States Citizen) due to government contracts.


$40000 - $100000 / year

Compensation is paid hourly and may be adjusted based on level of experience, overtime and shift.


Aero Gear is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Aero Gear will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the EEO Coordinator at 860.688.0888.


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