Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Mechanical Inspector III in Sacramento, California

Job Description:

With precision in execution and meticulous attention to detail, performs inspections at various stages of assembly and manufacturing, including first article, in-process, and final inspections, of complex machined/molded parts for conformance to specifications. Maintains accurate records..

  1. Prepare required inspection documentation such as written descriptions of inspection results including deviations from engineering specifications.
  2. Generate Discrepant Material Reports (DMR), process materials / items into and out of hold areas. Verifies remediation actions completed per DMR instructions.
  3. Perform Quality transactions in various systems: ERP (Cincom), DMR Log, Continuous Improvement Action Log.
  4. Cooperate with and support Engineering and Manufacturing efforts.
  5. Maintain a clean work area ensuring strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  6. Comply with established safety directives.
  7. Familiar with CEis Quality Management System requirements and follow procedures as applicable to Mechanical Inspector responsibilities.
  8. Communicate in English, both written and verbal.
  9. Work well as an individual contributor as well as in a team environment.
  10. Maintain accurate time keeping.

Mechanical Inspector III

  1. Assist Engineering with special validation requirements (prototypes, pre-production builds; all of which may have limited information).
  2. Work from written or verbal instructions, detailed engineering drawings and 3D models.
  3. Able to set up, load program and run a programmable CMM.
  4. Participate when needed in design reviews on cross-functional teams to ensure that conformance to specification, inspect-ability, reliability, safety and quality system objectives are met.
  5. Provide Manual CMM On-Job-Training to Mechanical Inspector II.

Additional Desired Skills for Inspector III

  1. CMM Programming using PC-DMIS or other application language.
  2. A&P; (Airframe and Power plant) certification.
  3. ASQ or Industry certification such as Mechanical Inspector, Auditor, or other quality function.
  4. Knowledge of Statistical Process Control tools (SPC).

Experience and Skills:

Mechanical Inspector III

  1. Four plus years of related experience as a mechanical or senior process inspector. May consider formal QA/QC training or certification in lieu of experience.
  2. High school diploma; AA degree or some college credits preferred.
  3. Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  4. Willing and able to train/mentor team members as needed.
  5. Must be able to work from written or verbal instructions, detailed engineering drawings and 3D models.
  6. Must be very fluent in GD&T; (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing) and the application of AMSE Y14.5M.
  7. Able to use team skills and add value when participating on problem solving and process improvement teams.
  8. May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).


  • May work extended hours or weekends as business needs.
  • Office and manufacturing environment.
  • Possibility of exposure to noise and hazardous chemicals.
  • Standing on a hard surface, walking, some lifting (not over 50 lbs).

Job Tracking ID: 85347-232268

Location: Sacramento, CA

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: October 04, 2016

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Number of Openings: 2

Years of Experience: At least 3 Years

Level of Education: High School/GED

Starting Date: ASAP