First Part Check

Title: First Part Check
Location: Seattle, Washington
Dept.: Machine Shop
Reports to: Machine Shop Supervisor
Hours: Full Time, M/F (2nd Shift)


To perform various inspections determining the acceptability of manufactured parts to ensure a quality product.


  • Inspects and determines acceptability of aerospace products, other parts and sub-assemblies as required.
  • Performs first part, in-process inspections.
  • Understands customer requirements and assures compliance to standards.
  • Audits procedures for adherence to standards.
  • Provides leadership and training in quality improvement and manufacturing processes.
  • Maintains required documentation to assure process control.
  • Assists in corrective action on non-conforming parts or process controls to assure conformance on future jobs.
  • Follows procedures for product inspection, documentation and approval
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school degree or better with shop math required
  • (1) year aerospace manufacturing experience required.
  • Knowledge of inspection devices and tools required such as micrometers, bore gages, height gages, and calipers
  • Strong sense of responsibility, initiative and teamwork; ability to work according to timeline and customer specifications required
  • Experience working in a quality/team-oriented manufacturing environment and ability to support working relationships between inspection and manufacturing departments required.
  • Ideal candidate is someone with strong mechanical inspector experience as opposed to strictly as a receiving inspector.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F

Please send cover letter and resume to or to:

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
Attn.: Kevin Daniel
2501 S. Plum Street
Seattle, Washington 98144
Telephone: (206) 973-4060
Fax:(206) 436-2244
TTY:(206) 324-1388

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