Job Title:  Senior Quality Technician


San Diego, CA, US, 92121

Business Unit:  Energy Conversion Solutions
Posting Date:  Sep 19, 2023
Job Description: 

The Senior Quality Technician will perform visual, mechanical, dimensional, functional, or electrical inspection of raw materials, parts, assemblies, or final product in receiving or product assembly process. The position will rotate with other Quality Inspectors/Technicians in different areas of the manufacturing process; as well as complete inspections, reports and required documentation. The position reports directly to the Quality Assurance Manager and works under general supervision.

Roles & Responsibilities
This position has responsibility for:

  • Inspect parts to engineering drawings, customer purchase orders, manufacturer specifications and industry standards.
  • Perform Inspection to engineering requirements specified per ANSi Y14.5 Standards, Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) or equivalent Standard.
  • Provide quality support to production for on-floor quality issues with regards to sheet metal and other mechanical parts.
  • Provide inspection support on production products in support of aerospace requirements and other customer requirements.
  • Perform assigned QA functions in compliance with quality policy and regulatory requirements
  • Perform and document product inspections using Ametek Inspection database and procedures.
  • Provide support to QEs with equipment calibration and segregation
  • Provide support with First article, MRB and Incoming Inspection Activities.
  • Support new quality initiatives and continuous improvements


Competency Requirements

  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Analytical thinking
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills

Position Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience at test and inspection in a manufacturing or production environment.
  • Experience working with metals, electrical, mechanical and electro-mechanical components and products.
  • Experience using various mechanical inspection tools, such as micrometers and calipers, test equipment and magnifying instruments.
  • Experience with quality inspection of electronic components, systems and mechanical parts.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, simple electronic schematics and Purchase Orders (PO’s)
  • Ability to create and write processes and procedures.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and make decisions.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous aerospace and defense industry experience.
  • Knowledge working with power supplies and/or data acquisition systems.
  • First Article inspection and knowledge of applicable industry standards like IPC-A-610 or equivalent is highly desired.
  • Experience with ERP system / material transactions
  • Experience performing Final product Quality Inspections


Education Requirements

  • Technical AS preferred or equivalent experience
  • High School Education or GED.


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sitting most of the shift. Must be able to push carts of circuit boards, and on occasion lift up to 25 pounds.


Salary Minimum:  $50,000
Salary Maximum:  $70,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

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Nearest Major Market: San Diego