Date Posted
02 Dec 2020

Cobham is seeking a Quality Inspector for our Concord, CA location

Responsible for ensuring components and assemblies meet company standards.  Inspects production materials as well as engineering or unreleased product.  May audit material at suppliers as well as audit supplier quality control programs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Samples and tests components and assemblies
  • Performs set up and inspection of complex materials, assemblies or products
  • Performs supplier source inspections and works with suppliers and other groups inspecting and determining the disposition of materials
  • Supports MRB process, ensuring proper segregation, identification, and disposition of discrepant material
  • Updates quality database(s) as required
  • Provides support to Engineering on First Article Inspection Plans and inspection of unreleased product
  • Creates and updates inspection documentation as needed
  • Reviews inspection documentation accompanying material to be inspected to ensure compliance to requirements
  • Provides training and assistance to other inspectors on inspection procedures and processes to ensure consistent inspection methods
  • Adhere to and support the company’s Safety Health & Environmental (SHE) program
  • Determines acceptability and identifies and recommends disposition of defective items in accordance with established procedures

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School or GED education
  • Three years’ experience as a quality inspector or related role
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and drawings.
  • Ability to interpret basic Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing information on drawings
  • Ability to effectively present inspection results and respond to questions from assemblers, Engineers and suppliers. 
  • A thorough understanding of inspection techniques as well as judgment and initiative to help define problems and recommend possible solutions
  • Experience with various metrology equipment and calibration techniques
  • Ability to run a CMM is a must

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AS degree
  • ASQ standards or a certification

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.


Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.


Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.  It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.


To see all of our latest opportunities and for consideration please visit www.cobham.com/careers 

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