ADS Tactical
  • Sales
  • Virginia Beach, VA, USA
  • DOE
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vacation, 401(k), Super Fun & Engaging Work Environment!

The Aerospace Quality Inspection Engineer will travel to various supplier facilities to perform first article inspections on manufactured parts, assemblies, and / or sub-assemblies. Parts will be inspected to engineering drawings, customer purchase orders, industry standards, and specifications. The quality control inspector will have strong background in performing first article inspections.


  • Review and interpret design drawings and CAD models 
  • Provide detailed receiving, in-process and final inspections on aerospace components using industry best practices to verify specification conformance 
  • Effectively communicate with and coordinate engineering and production groups 
  • Inspect, verify, and proactively support structures development and acceptance testing; assuring adherence to design, specification, and testing requirements 
  • Document production and test anomalies in accordance with prescribed procedures and process as required 
  • Assist with the specification, purchase, and maintenance of calibrated measuring and test equipment 
  • Help establish AS-9120 quality certification
  • Document production non-conformance issues in accordance with prescribed procedures and processes as required 
  • Support Quality Management System policies and procedure documentation, assess compliance to company and industry standards, initiate and lead continual improvement



  • Bachelor's degree required. Engineering degree highly preferred
  • Ideally 10 years of practical experience in the aerospace industry
  • Minimum 5 years of knowledge and experience with AS9100, ISO9001, auditing, supplier quality, corrective actions and production support
  • Candidate must have practical experience performing in-process and final inspections on machined parts, assemblies, and / or sub-assemblies as well as electronic components.
    • Ability to read/interpret engineering drawings and Purchase Orders (POs).
    • Experience in FAIs
    • Ability to use magnifying instruments and all types of inspection tooling and standards   
    • Ability to write reports
    • Experience with reading and understand electrical drawings including ability to witness test and understand electrical test data a plus
  • Experience with counterfeit product detection.
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years' experience performing inspections in aerospace or military / defense manufacturing with proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must have ability to work in a fast-paced /cross-functional environment 

ADS believes that a diverse work environment leads to bigger thinking and more creative solutions to our customers problems and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identification, national origin or any other legally protected characteristic. We strive to represent our community with a workforce diverse in gender and ethnicity. We actively seek out veterans and the disabled for opportunities at ADS.

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