Quality Inspector

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Are you precise, resourceful, and objective? Is learning a priority for you? Do you like working with a team to accomplish goals? If you said yes to all of these questions, then we think you might be a good fit as a Quality Inspector at Kaas Tailored.

Here at Kaas Tailored, we value relationships. Whether it be with our customers, vendors, or employees, we are looking for individuals who can partner with us in our goal to put people first and create quality products. Kaas Tailored has been in business for over 45+ years and makes custom upholstered products for discerning clients in the aerospace, commercial interiors, and retail niches. As a QA Inspector, you would be part of our team responsible for ensuring that our aerospace clients receive only the highest quality parts. Individuals in this role are responsible for real-time product inspections, quality training, and client communication. Individuals who thrive in this position have an eye for detail, enjoy objective decision-making, and are systematic thinkers.

Regular schedule is 5:45 AM - 4:15 PM, Monday - Thursday. Potential overtime opportunities on Fridays.

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*Temp to Hire Process - All time counted toward seniority and benefits waiting periods.
Essential Duties:
  • Perform First Article Inspections and create the necessary documentation to prove product conformity.
  • Conduct various tests and quality checks on finished products to ensure that all fall within customer specifications and requirements for form, fit, and function.
  • Read and understand aerospace drawings.
  • Audit and monitor quality requirements in accordance with company quality assurance policies.
  • Perform an accurate physical and visual inspection of raw materials, components, and sub-assemblies.
  • Maintain compliance with our QMS system in accordance with AS9100 Aerospace Standards.
  • Prepare required documents for compliance and traceability.
  • Initiate Non-Conformance reports (NCR) as required.
  • Manage workload to ensure a smooth flow of products.
  • Ensure inspection tools used for inspection have been calibrated and maintenance is performed on inspection equipment.
  • Document information on the computer in various databases and other internal programs.
Qualified applicants have:
-A minimum of 1-3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
-Experience in blueprint reading preferred.
-The ability to read a tape measure and ruler in tenths.
-The desire to make a positive impact within the organization.
-Willing and able to work in an open office environment.
-An excellent eye for detail.
-Able to stand for the duration of a shift (10 hrs) and lift 10 pounds frequently.  May lift 50 pounds on occasion.
-Because we are an ITAR manufacturer, QA inspectors must be a US Person (US Citizen or Naturalized Citizen/Permanent Resident).
-Able to see variations in color because of product inspection requirements.
Company Background:
Kaas Tailored is a growing, world-class manufacturing company located in Mukilteo, WA and for the last 45+ years, we have built high-quality furnishings for airplanes, homes, and commercial environments. In an effort to love our employees better, we do things a little differently by training our teams in the use of lean principles and by providing the tools and skills necessary to improve their work and remove burden from processes.  We also have the pleasure of sharing these principles and tools with companies from around the world who come to our shop to learn our way of thinking, see our processes, and hear from our great people how small changes can make a big difference in daily work.
Benefits package includes: 
Starting wage for this position is $17.00-$20.00 depending on experience.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Under 12 months: 1 hour PTO for every 30 worked.
After 1 Year: 70 hours PTO
After 3 Years: 110 hours PTO
After 5 Years: 120 hours + 30 hours paid Holiday during Christmas week
Holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are paid for 10 hours after 1 month of employment.
Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits:  Eligible for coverage on the 1st day of the month following completion of 60 days of employment.
Tuition Assistance:  Eligible after 6 months of employment.
401(k):  Employer match based on the profitability of the company.
Technology Reimbursement:  Eligible after 1 year of employment.
We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce through the application of our affirmative action, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, or veteran status.
Mukilteo Full-time
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