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Senior Inspector

Manchester, CT, US, 06040

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Aerospace Drive Systems, a division of Timken Power Systems, is currently seeking a Senior Inspector to support operations for the Manchester, CT site. The Senior Inspector position is primarily responsible for inspecting and recording dimensions of aerospace components per process sheets, Inspection reports, Blueprints and applicable specifications utilizing specified gages and methods to ensure the quality requirements are met prior to presenting the final aerospace component to the customers.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Fufill daily responsibilities in a team based manifacturing envrionment while maintaining and upholding Timken's core values.
  • Review all raw material and processinf certifications IAW Customer and PO requirement.
  • Visual and dimensional verification (inspection) to requirements utilizing: micrometers, calipers, bore gages, thread gages, and other inspection equipment as required.
  • Review acceptance of Travelers to assure all sign-off complete and revision levels are to Operation Book Requirements.
  • Presentation of inspected/ received parts to various customer representatives.
  • Initiation of Discrepancy Reports, internal and external for products not meeting drawing requirements.
  • Perform full first article inspections.
  • Review supplier first article reports for completeness per AS9102 requirements.
  • Work to resolve any customer issues and conerns.
  • Work with Engineering and Quality Supervisor to resolve technical issues.
  • Support organizational improvement activities by acting a team member in improvement functions.
  • Support organizational departmental cross training initiatives by becoming cross trained in various skill blocks within the Quality function as defined and agreed upon supervision.
  • Act as a role model, coach and train new associates to foster a team environment.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Work independently with limited supervision.
  • Perform tasks as assigned by Supervisor and/or Team Leader.


Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizen or Green card holder
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 Years of Aerospace Inspection Experience.
  • Ability to use dimensional inspection tools, i.e. micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, thread gauges, etc.
  • Fluent in print/specification interpretation, GD&T and corresponding measurement techniques. 
  • Knowledgeable in ISO / AS9100 and  AS9102 requirements.
  • Aerospace and/or precision manufacturing background desired.
  • Industrial mathematics. 
  • Solid written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.


Physical Requirement:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended period of time.
  • Fine motor skills with frequent hand and arm movement.
  • Frequent twisting and bending.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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