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Quality Control Inspector

Date Posted:

January 22, 2021

Job Category:

Maintenance Production Quality Control Technical Support


Frederick, Maryland, USA

Job Description:


What we do day-in and day-out has a lasting, meaningful impact across many industries and in the lives of everyday people. At ACDi we create a seismic measuring system that prevents people from getting stuck in elevators during an earthquake; we defend our nation by helping to build gun turrets for tanks, communication systems for troops, and military avionics; we support NASA programs with communications systems that converse with launched vehicles. We approach each project understanding that achieving the highest quality possible is required for every step of the electronics manufacturing process, because these projects help keep our country and people around the world safe, secure, and free.

At ACDi, we’re more than just a contract manufacturer.


The Quality Control Inspector will perform inspection of electronic components, sheet metal fabricated items, printed circuit boards and hardware to ensure compliance with quality standards and specifications.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  Others duties may be assigned.

Perform inspections on first article, incoming,  in-process and final products by confirming product meets applicable IPC-A-610, IPC/WHMA-A-620, and IPC J-STD-001 workmanship standards, internal requirements, and customer documents, such as assembly drawings and bill-of-materials (BOM)
Perform AOI inspection for accurate, consistent detection of SMT paste, component placement and solder joint defects
Conduct visual and measurement tests
Document and communicate rejections of unacceptable items as required in a timely manner
Maintain accurate records of inspections
Generate interdepartmental forms/reports such as corrective action reports, scrap reports, non-conformance reports and any other required quality records
Perform internal manufacturing process audits as directed by the Quality Manager
Interact with the purchasing department around non-conforming product dispositions
Assist with receiving and stockroom functions to include the receipt, stocking and pulling of material
Other duties as assigned


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

High school diploma or general education (GED) is required
1-3 years of related inspection experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred


Knowledge of ISO9001 quality management system is preferred
Knowledge of IPC-A-610, IPC/WHMA-A-620, and IPC J-STD-001 workmanship standards
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to read and/or interpret rough schematics, complex drawings, wiring diagrams, verbal instructions, and BOMs
Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment to assure delivery requirements are met
Prior experience working with an ERP system is required, experience using ManFact is a plus
Strong attention to detail is required


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 regularly required to talk, hear, and use of vision.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee frequently is required to walk and sit; occasionally required to stand.  Employee must have use of hands and arms to reach overhead, finger, handle or feel.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to hazards (chemical, mechanical and/or radiant energy).  Employee will be required to wear protective equipment such as lab coat and heel straps. All of the work will be performed indoors.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee may rarely be asked to travel on business.

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