LMI Aerospace Quality Inspector in Savannah, Georgia

This position performs inspection functions of assembled parts. Must be able to read and interpret customer instructions, blueprints, drawings, etc., read and interpret charts and other statistical information, prepare parts and documentation for outside criteria, and participate in work center and other problem solving teams as requested. In all actions, supports LMI’s Quality Policy, Mission Statement and other LMI policies and procedures by supporting our commitment to total customer satisfaction, quality products and services, lean processes, continuous improvement, on-time delivery, safety, teaming, individual accountability and respect for people.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:This position performs function on inspecting pre-assembled and partially or fully assembled aircraft parts and/or structures. Must be able to interpret customer purchase orders, blueprints, mylars, engineering drawings, etc. and assist production in meeting customer requirements. Must be able read and interpret SPC charts and other statistical information. Responsible for internal auditing of the Quality Management System, and for auditing Operator Self Inspection (OSI) certified personnel. Writes customer submittal tags.

Inspectors will assist production personnel in establishing and documenting inspection criteria, prepares parts and documentation to meet outside criteria, completes all required inspection documentation (ie; FAI-First Article Inspections), communicates as needed with customers, and performs duties accurately and in a timely manner with minimal supervision. In addition, will participate in work center and other problem solving teams as requested, must be able to work in all areas as assigned by supervisor, be able to read and understand work orders, follow written and verbal instructions and procedures, and to use tools and methods to ensure quality. Use gauges, scale, calipers, and other measuring equipment to check part integrity. Perform duties accurately and in a timely manner with minimal supervision. Follows inspection assignments and completes by the appropriate due dates

Other Duties and Responsibilities:May help develop work instructions or assist other work centers. Willing to perform tasks for other work centers as required in order to accommodate customer requirements and work-flow within the plant. Employees are required to keep their work area clean, and sweep their work area at the end of their shift.

Must know, understand and follow all job tools available and applicable to the job and the plant, including work instructions, the Employee Handbook, etc.

Other Qualifications:Ability to work overtime including weekends and holidays as needed.

Need to possess a thorough understanding of process flows, lead times and lean principles in the manufacturing environment.


• 2 year Associates Degree or Technical Training in Aerospace Industry; or comparable related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.• 2 years experience in the manufacture of sheet metal parts and/or assemblies for the aerospace industry.• Understanding of metal fabrication fundamentals• Advanced blueprint reading skills including knowledge of dimensioning and tolerancing.• Advanced knowledge of measurement instruments with surface plate/height gauge experience.• Ability to understand and interpret basic SPC charts and information.• Ability to handle multiple assignments within the same time period.

In order to comply with U.S. government regulations applicable to this position, all applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20), or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to fingers to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, clearly speak , hear, and/or read instructions. The employee is frequently required to stand and to walk. The employee must regularly lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Safety glasses, hearing protection, and safety shoes are required.

LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI‘s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.

LMI is an E-Verify Employer.

LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer

Who we are

LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ more than 1,800 engineering, manufacturing and testing experts in 22 locations throughout the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.