Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United States of America


Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Glendale has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Calibration / Sand-Testing Technician. As a member of the Quality Team, the successful incumbent will work with Quality, Metals Lab, Engineering and general employees in the inspection and calibration process.

Perks and Benefits

We offer a full benefits package including paid holidays and vacation your first year of employment (pro-rated). Medical, dental and vision is offered at 90 days employment. 401(k) with employer match is available after 3 months of continuous employment. We have company paid life insurance, short term and long term disability.

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
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Technical degree in related field, or equivalent mix of education and experience
  • 5 years of quality, aerospace and other related experience
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have Permanent Residency status due to ITAR requirements
  • Some programs may have vision requirements
  • 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
  • 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


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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