Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United States of America


Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Glendale has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Technician. As a member of the Quality Team, the successful incumbent will work with the Metals Lab, Engineering and general employees in the inspection and calibration process. They will also continually improve the organization and appearance of the sand-testing lab


Magellan Aerospace, Glendale facility offers excellent career opportunities, competitive salary, health and pension benefits packages. Starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform Testing tasks and activities to ensure quality control of the sand used in the foundry
  • Continually improve the organization and appearance of the sand-testing lab
  • Populate control charts from the sand testing and post in the appropriate foundry area
  • Perform temperature uniformity surveys and system accuracy testing (SAT) to all furnaces in the plant
  • Coordinate adjustments required to the thermal equipment (furnaces according to the results of the surveys and SAT's
  • Control, monitor and analyze furnace operation
  • Coordinate, perform and maintain calibration procedures
  • Coordinate calibration schedule with internal customers
  • Support Quality during audits and visits
  • Maintain ERP activities such as generating and maintaining the calibration system
  • Provide quality systems training and assistance to employees in quality decisions and measurement techniques
  • Prepare appropriate inspection records and measurement reports
  • Operate precision measuring instruments in accordance with approved procedures
  • Verify, index, file and retrieve quality records
  • Complete dimensional, visual and functional lot release on incoming and outgoing product in accordance with sampling plans and take action in accordance to documented procedures when potential quality problems are identified
  • Participate in problem solving activities
  • Support Quality Control Lab with metallographic testing when required
  • Some programs may have vision requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • 5 years quality related experience
  • Technical degree in related field, or equivalent mix of education and experience
  • Knowledge in receiving and incoming inspection process and requirements
  • Intimate knowledge of casting industry and/or heat treat process
  • Familiar with dimensional (layout) inspection tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of AS9100, IS09000 and NADCAP requirements
  • Understanding of Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action
  • Must have experience in Aerospace manufacturing with solid background in roaching, heat treat and assembly environment
  • ASQ certification or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and experience working in a GMP environment
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints
  • Ability to apply SPC (Statistical Process Control)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient computer skills including ERP systems
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have Permanent Residency status due to ITAR requirements

COVID-19 Protocol:

Magellan Aerospace is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. Magellan’s policy states that the use of face masks is mandatory, this is consistent with applicable legislation and guidance from occupational health and safety regulators. All employees and visitors who enter our premises are screened for COVID-19 symptoms and are required to practice social distancing at all times. We have ensured that hand-sanitize stations are easily accessible and enhanced cleaning schedules have been implemented on a daily basis. Magellan supports public health guidelines and encourages employees to get vaccinated. Although mandates are not a requirement at Magellan, this may be subject to change and offers of employment may be contingent on vaccination status with respect to changes in legislation.


Magellan Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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