Quality Control Inspector in Brea at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

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Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtiss-Wright, you will have the opportunity to contribute from day one. And...that's just the beginning of how we help you transform your tomorrow.

The Opportunity | Quality Control Inspector

The Quality Control Inspector performs a wide variety of inspections and tests on purchased and manufactured products. The QC Inspector is required to follow written work instructions exactly as written and also be able to ascertain when items do not meet acceptance criteria in order to segregate non-conforming items from acceptable items.

The candidate for this position requires excellent math and blueprint reading skills. The QC Inspector is required to be a self-starter that can multitask, is organized, a team player, and can work to schedules and priorities with minimal supervision.

Major Accountabilities /Deliverables

  • Perform visual and dimension inspection on a variety of raw materials, components, assemblies, and witness testing
  • Execute work instructions exactly as written and be able to communicate the issues when they do not
  • Learn and implement the quality program manual, supporting procedures, and standard work instructions
  • Communication with customers, suppliers, the Authorized Nuclear Inspector, and other industry regulators


  • 2-3 years' experience in a similar role requiring hands-on mechanical experience
  • Must be a detail-oriented, highly accurate quality individual
  • Proficient with typing and simple spreadsheets (MS Office), computer use, and measuring and test equipment (M&TE)
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and/or written work instructions
  • Experience with NDE, LP, or calibration is considered an asset
  • High school diploma required. Bachelor's degree in a related field or technical school preferred.

What You'll Find at CW

Challenging Work - The work we do at Curtiss-Wright is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we live and work.

Independence-- At Curtiss-Wright, you have the independence to invent, create and innovate; and the opportunity to work on the most advanced technology in our industry.

A Collaborative Environment -- The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.

We Offer

Curtiss-Wright is proud to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and more
  • Savings opportunities for retirement, with an opportunity to become a shareholder
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Recognition for your contributions

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.


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