Receiving Inspector II

Worker Type


Job Description


The Receiving Inspector II performs inspection of purchased parts, materials, components and equipment as materials are received from vendors or subcontractors.

Position Responsibilities

  • Conducts detailed dimensional and visual inspections on critical parts, assemblies, and raw material, including first piece, in-process, incoming, and final. Inspection involves using tools such as; calipers, micrometers, gauges, optical comparator, and more
  • Works from drawings, sketches and specifications. Adapts inspection measuring devices and procedures where necessary
  • Documents inspection findings and produces the necessary documentation/reports, establishing acceptance or rejection
  • Determines or assists in determining methods, sequences and procedures necessary for inspection
  • Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Minimum High School diploma or GED equivalent is required. Vocational school or Technical training is preferred or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum 2 – 4 years of mechanical inspection experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the requirements, maintenance, and implementation of ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 guidelines required
  • Experienced using tools such as calipers, micrometers, gauges and optical comparator
  • This position requires traveling to the supplier sites within 100 miles
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean DMV record
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • Demonstrated familiarity with source inspections and/or audits is desired
  • Demonstrates intermediate to advanced drawing interpretation skills
  • Demonstrates understanding of geometrical tolerancing and dimensional measurements
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office Suite needed to document findings and produce inspection reports
  • Is highly motivated, committed to high quality standards, and be able to function with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates competency in reading, comprehending, and ensuring compliance to internal standards, drawings, and customer requirements
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Focuses on teamwork and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in an office and manufacturing environment (Constant)
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $23 - $35

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizenship required

    Job details


    Receiving Inspector II




    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 10, 2023

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