CMM Inspector Trainee - Arlington

AMT - 20100 71st Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
Senior Aerospace AMT
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CMM Inspector Trainee - Arlington
AMT - 20100 71st Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
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Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar is now offering a $1,500 Signing Bonus!

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are a manufacturer of structural parts for the leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) in the large business and regional jet markets. Our experience and capabilities span multiple segments of an aircraft, including the engine pylon, struts, wing box, wings, wheel well, and the interior. Our success is based on utilizing proprietary manufacturing techniques to manufacture high quality complex parts through cost effective production.

Given its breadth of capabilities and strong customer relationships, we have substantial content on the aviation industry's most popular aircraft.

What does the job involve?

The Quality Assurance - CMM Inspector Trainee inspects machined components, sheet metal components, purchased products and standards, raw materials, assembled products and outside processing for conformance to engineering drawings and specifications.  These duties are performed under direct supervision of one of the QA CMM Inspection lead.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Operates CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) to dimensionally inspect product with supervision.
  • Reads and interprets aerospace manufacturing drawings, including tolerances, customer specifications and technical requirements.
  • Accurately compares product to engineering drawings/specifications, purchase order, and manufacturing orders using common manual inspection equipment, (e.g., PCM’s, height gage, dial indicators, calipers, micrometers, protractors, profilometers, bore gauges etc) to accept or reject product to customer engineering requirements.
  • Documents product acceptance/rejection on manufacturing order, processes any necessary rejection documentation, and performs various MRP system functions.
  • Performs Rockwell and Eddy Current testing for product acceptance.
  • Reviews outside processing certifications of nondestructive testing, chemical processing, and finish, and verifies physical appearance of final product for conformance to engineering specifications.
  • Follows all safety guidelines established by the Company, including proper use of safety equipment and relevant safety procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Attention to detail: Recognizes and identifies deviations from requirements.
  • Communication: Effectively communicates verbally and in writing; accurately records inspection results, including descriptions of rejected product.
  • Customer focus: Anticipates internal and external customer needs, gives high priority to customer satisfaction and service.  Provides information and results accurately, courteously, in a timely manner.
  • Organization: Keeps working area neat and organized.  Arrives on time to work and works to meet deadlines efficiently.  Records time using a computerized data entry system; completes job assignments within allotted times.
  • Teamwork: Collaborates and cooperates with Manufacturing, Engineering, and other inspectors to resolve issues.  Knows when to ask for information and assistance, and assesses the long-term impact of decisions.  Demonstrates a willing, positive, and proactive attitude.  Follows verbal and written instructions; works independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Company policy awareness: Understands and complies with AMT company policies and guidelines as described in the Employee Handbook, the Employee Safety Manual and the Quality Management System.  Complies with rules and procedures of a drug-free workplace.

What qualifications should I have?


  • Recent hands-on inspection experience in the aerospace industry.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Capable of developing basic inspection skills, including the use of PCM’s.
  • Some GD&T experience required (2-3 years)
  • Have a good attitude and excellent on time attendance.
  • Be able to follow instructions (written and verbal).
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be able to work with minimal or no supervision.
  • Be willing to do QA support work as directed by lead.
  • Have a developing knowledge of common inspection measuring equipment including but not limited to surface plates, micrometers, height gages, radius gages, protractors, profilometers, bore gauges and dial indicators etc.
  • Know basic computer tasks (opening & closing files).

Why join Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are committed to continuous sustainable growth through superior customer satisfaction. We are dedicated to operating in an ethical, safe, and environmentally responsible manner while providing a rewarding work environment for our employees. Our mission is supported by a culture of teamwork, continuous improvement, and strategic technology investments.

Trade Compliance Statement

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons and to Non-US Persons licensed accordingly. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes.

Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar is an equal opportunity employer.