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Quality Assurance Inspector - Assembly/Softgoods

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) develops, integrates, and applies new and innovative technologies to meet the challenges of working in space and other harsh environments. We are ideally positioned to meet the growing needs of NASA and the expanding commercial and Department of Defense (DOD) markets.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

This position will primarily support inspection tasks associated with softgoods manufacturing and will also support other inspection areas within the business unit. The ideal candidate will be familiar with sewing operations and typical softgoods inspection practices. This position is part of an inspection team that reports to the Quality Assurance Supervisor.
This role will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the thrilling world of Quality Assurance. Your contributions will ensure that our products not only meet - but outperform all standards and expectations. As a Quality Assurance Inspector, you'll find yourself at the forefront of innovation, collaborating with a passionate team who shares your dedication to excellence. If you're seeking to immerse yourself in an environment where your skills and expertise will make a genuine impact, we invite you to join our team!
We are seeking someone with a keen eye for detail, a strong commitment to owning their work, and providing superior quality. You should be a person who thrives in a diverse environment and who is comfortable communicating at all levels of the organization. To be successful in this role, you should have a sense of genuine, engaging curiosity, and a desire for growth and continuous learning. To be successful in this role, you should have strong math skills, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.

Duties & Responsibilities


--- Verification of proper sewing operations in accordance with drawing requirements and industry specifications.
--- Follow written detailed instructions and read patterns/drawings.
--- All fabrication is performed on controlled work authorization documents. Any deviation from applicable drawings, standards, and/or specifications to be documented on nonconformance report.
--- Utilize ability to interpret engineering drawings to support in process inspection, fabrication, assembly, and testing.
--- Perform Final Inspection of items in accordance with company procedures.
--- Properly utilize inspection tools and equipment as needed and appropriate based on the drawing/assembly/testing requirements.
--- Witness step-by-step critical assembly and testing and verification of Mandatory Inspection Points.
--- Performing visual/or dimensional inspection of raw materials, mechanical/or electronic parts to ensure conformance with the latest drawings, specifications, and methods planning documents such as Tables of Operations (T.O.s), Production Identification Documents (PIDs), and Test Preparation Sheets (TPSs).
--- Supporting Government DCMA representative and Customer Source Inspector in the evaluation and performance of GMIPs prior to progressing or allowing work to progress beyond a pre-established point.
--- Identifying appropriate inspection tooling and performing inspection with calibrated assets.
--- Communicating effectively with management, quality engineers and shop personnel to keep the production flowing, identify issues and resolve bottlenecks. Supporting continuous improvement efforts of the company.



--- Five (5) + years' experience in aerospace processing environment, with emphasis on softgoods fabrication and inspection.
--- Familiarity of proper sewing machine set ups, including thread tension.
--- Successfully pass a sewing inspection test administered during interview to demonstrate competence in softgoods inspection techniques.
--- Experience measuring and/or inspecting lengths, diameters, straightness, true position, runout, flatness, etc.
--- Experience operating within Aerospace Quality Management System (AS9100).


--- Familiarization with common NASA/JSC PRC Process Specifications.
--- Working knowledge of GD&T requirements per ASME Y14.5.
--- Experience processing NASA Flight Hardware.
--- Familiarization with the NASA / IPC Workmanship specifications.
--- Experience in utilizing/programming Coordinate Measuring Machine and/or FARO Arm to perform dimensional inspection on in-process or finished flight items. Training to operate the CMM/Faro Arm to be provided by the company as needed based on candidate.
--- Technical Certification and/or degree in a related field.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, veteran status,disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Houston , Quality Assurance Inspector - Assembly/Softgoods, Other , Houston, Texas

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