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Inspector 1


Shelbyville, IN, US, 46176

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Quality

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


Inspect components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies to required drawings and specifications (both internal and external requirements).  The staff in this position utilize drawings, written procedures and/or verbal instructions along with the necessary tools, gages and equipment to verify compliance of the inspected articles to the required drawings and specifications.  Staff in this position are required to keep detailed/legible records of their inspection activities including acceptance or rejection, based on our procedures and document the records on the necessary forms or in our computer systems.


  • Work safely by yourself or with others and report any unsafe actions, on company property to the appropriate management staff.
  • Participate as a team member, within the department and with other departments to accomplish our goals to meet customer needs and expectations.
  • Learn and expand your job knowledge through ongoing training and experience.
  • Inspect components, sub-assemblies and final products, while using a wide range of measuring tools, gages and equipment.
  • Review specifications and details required to accomplish the inspection activities.  (These might include, but are not limited to drawings/blueprints, purchase orders, sales contracts, military contracts, Triumph specifications, customer specifications.)
  • Perform set-up and tear-down of ATP (Acceptance Test Plans and procedures) equipment for the testing of products to verify product compliance.
  • Perform First Article Inspections (FAIs) on all products requiring it and collect the necessary data for the Quality Engineers to perform paperwork preparation activities for the customers.
  • Be neat and orderly in all data collection, documentation, and tooling handling.
  • Review documentation for completeness and to make sure all necessary signoffs are complete before closing-out any inspection activity or documentation.
  • Assist others (in QC, Operations, Customers or Source Inspectors) as necessary.

Cont. Responsibilities

  • Work overtime, as necessary to meet customer requirements.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and work instructions/regulations.
  • Assist with the calibration and maintenance of tools and equipment using in QC and Operations.
  • Analyze problems and situations, recommend and implement solutions to address problems in conjunction with the appropriate management staff.
  • Assist with general 5S (cleaning and organizing) activities in QC and in Operations.
  • Assist with 5S (cleaning and organizing) audits.
  • Assist with any Safety Audits to help maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Notify supervision or management of any non-conformance or scrap and keep management appraised of all unusual/abnormal work conditions.

This QC Inspector position may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.


  • High School or Technical School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • A minimum of 3 years in quality inspection/machining (final, source and in process inspection) working in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have working knowledge of geometric tolerancing, gages, micrometers, borescopes and other measuring tools
  • Problem identification and resolution skills
  • Experience with quality management systems compliant with AS9100 and knowledgeable of AS9102 First Article Inspection Report requirements preferred
  • Ability to apply geometry and trigonometry skills to solve problems and calibrate equipment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong customer focus
  • Ability to build strong relationships with both internal stakeholders and external customers.

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis