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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Quality Inspector in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Inspector will be responsible for Inspection of materials and assemblies in accordance with PPI and Customer quality standards. Conduct inspection to ensure components, hardware and subassemblies are meeting quality standards. Receive and inspect products, components, subassemblies, and/or systems to ensure conformance to requirements and drawings.

As a Quality Inspector, your main responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Conducts inspection to ensure components, hardware and subassemblies are meeting quality standards.

  • Responds to queries on the quality of parts

  • Makes decisions based on documented accept/reject criteria.

  • Generates detailed nonconformance reports (NCRs) for rejected items

  • Actively manage backlog of rejected items to achieve targeted cycle time

  • Supports Quality Assurance or Customer Inspectors during Source and FAI Inspections

  • Responsible for release of product to stores, verifying that all contractual requirements have been met

  • Reviews test data sheets for compliance to the test requirements, and ensure all signoffs are complete and legible

  • Completes Inspection Checklist when required, requests and signs off Release Notes, and routes product to shipping

  • Performs assembly and other manufacturing functions as required when time allows

  • This profile reflects the major normal duties of the position. Other duties and projects may be assigned

  • Perform inspection activities of products, components, subassemblies, and/or systems, to assess conformance to the design as defined by the engineering drawings, models, and/or customer requirements

What you require to be successful in the role:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Certification and In-depth knowledge of relevant manufacturing standards (such as WHMA-A-620/J-Std-001/IPC-A-610) or common mechanical techniques (such as geometric dimensioning and tolerance practices)

  • Fluent with quality standards, internal documentation and product lines

  • Ability to use various measurement devices (calipers, pin gauges, go/no-go gauges, etc) and microscope to verify mechanical part compliance

  • Experience reading drawings and able to verify part dimensions against drawing requirements

  • Proficient using Metric and US/Imperial measurement systems and doing measurement conversions

  • Ability to interpret contractual requirements and to execute them independently

  • Intermediate PC skills and experience using ERP systems

  • Knowledge to implement effective ESD and Moisture Sensitivity practices at all times

  • Knowledge of SPC is an asset

  • Understands the link between assembly, inspection and QA in customer satisfaction

  • Basic knowledge of ISO Standards

  • Ability to understand military specifications and to read blue prints

  • Ability to define problems and drive to root cause and effective corrective action

Benefits of working with DRS Pivotal Power:

  • A motivating team-based environment where your achievements matter

  • An opportunity to work on industry leading edge technology

  • Flexible work hours and a compressed work week to promote a healthy work/life balance

  • Industry leading wellness program including:

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage available on first day of hire at no cost to the employee with access to virtual healthcare

  • Access to Employee and Family Assistance Program

  • Competitive compensation including:

  • Reimbursement for professional development initiatives and memberships plus access to free online learning resources

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan with matching company contributions with access to complimentary financial planning

  • Maternity and Parental leave top-up

  • Vacation, personal days, sick leave, and additional company paid days off

About DRS Pivotal Power:

DRS Pivotal Power Inc., a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, is a leader in the development and manufacture of high reliability power conversion equipment for mission critical military applications. DRS Pivotal Power is part of the Naval Electronics Canada Group.

All applicants must fulfill requirements for Canadian security clearance.

Applicants requiring a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process are to advise Human Resources. DRS Pivotal Power Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants may apply to this position online at www.leonardodrs.com careers.