Quality Inspector III – Carbon Brakes


Santa Fe Springs, CA

Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA04: Wheels & Brakes (Carbon) -SFS 11120 S Norwalk Blvd, Santa Fe Springs, CA, 90670 USA

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Collins Aerospace is currently in search of a skilled Quality Inspector to fortify our esteemed Quality Assurance team based in Santa Fe Springs, California. Our team operates at the forefront of carbon brake quality assessment, guaranteeing the excellence of the carbon brakes vital to aviation. As a Quality Inspector, you will spearhead the implementation of meticulous inspection protocols, evaluating carbon brakes to uphold our stringent quality standards. Your role will encompass utilizing a diverse array of measuring and testing instruments, all in strict adherence to company protocols and regulatory safety standards.

Operates directly from our Santa Fe Springs, CA facility.

Rotation Schedule: Participates in a 7-day rotational program.

What You Will Do:

  • Employ advanced inspection techniques and operate complex equipment, including intricate part setups and inspections, with a preference for proficiency in CMM operation and programming

  • Conduct thorough inspections of receiving, in-process, and finished components using a diverse range of measuring and testing equipment

  • Validate Statistical Process Control (SPC) data as necessary to approve parts for final acceptance

  • Collaborate with fellow team members to address and resolve quality issues efficiently

  • Utilize the MES System to inspect products and materials, maintaining meticulous inspection records and generating necessary documentation for discrepant items

  • Assess returned goods from customers, identifying discrepancies and reporting them as required

  • Prepare certificates of conformance, such as DSQR/FAA/ODA, in accordance with customer specifications

  • Offer recommendations for, and contribute to, the development and implementation of inspection instructions

  • Ensure proper segregation and documentation of nonconforming materials

  • Adhere to company policies, relevant regulations, safety protocols, and operational procedures with precision

  • Demonstrate effective communication, analytical, and problem-solving abilities

  • Fulfill additional Quality Inspection responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications You Must Have:

Qualifications We Prefer:

  • Solid grasp of fundamental to intermediate mathematical concepts, including Geometry and Basic Trigonometry.

  • Proficiency in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) principles.

  • Demonstrated experience in calibrating Precision Measuring Equipment such as calipers, micrometers, and depth indicators. •

  • Excellent computer skills, with expertise in MS Office and Excel applications.

What We Offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child, and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

  • And more!

Learn More & Apply Now!

Collins Aerospace, an RTX company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Advanced Structures team leverages advanced materials and additive manufacturing to develop complex interior and exterior solutions. These solutions ensure structural integrity of the aircraft, help aircraft take off and land, stay trim in the air, move forward, carry cargo, and conduct rescues. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable, and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Diversity drives innovation: inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

Referral Bonus Eligible.

The salary range for this role is $57,553,60 to $77,854,40; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.


Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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