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United Technologies Corporation Receiving Inspector in Phoenix, Arizona

Job ID: 01309130

City: Phoenix

State: Arizona

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


A50: Phoenix - Aerospace 1007 E. University Drive, Phoenix, AZ, 85034 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment , you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

The Inspector will perform a variety of manual/administrative tasks (to include use of computer systems) associated with quality inspection of aerospace components and parts in accordance with established procedures


  • Inspect a variety of electronic components using proper inspection techniques

  • Utilize a variety of measuring and inspection instruments (e.g. micrometers, gauges and calipers)

  • Read, interpret and use a variety of quality policies, procedures, and other documentation (e.g. engineering prints, engineering changes, receiving inspection checklists, engineering standards, process instructions, quality procedures)

  • Verify all work order documentation for accuracy and completeness (e.g. shop notes, configuration summary sheet, travelers, rework, test data, system moves)

  • Perform visual and physical inspection of components and subassemblies (e.g. chassis surfaces, component marking, solder workmanship, paint, edges, hardware, wiring, connectors, nameplates, fits/clearances, markings)

  • Perform unit shakedown (when required) to check for foreign objects, rattles and loose internal hardware.

  • Utilize computer systems to perform inspection tasks (e.g. Via Search, SAP, Engineering Information System, Autotime for labor charging)

  • Verify Quality Alert and Approved Supplier List data in SAP

  • Verify, retain and retrieve supplier Certificate of Conformance documents

  • Perform emergency release/controlled release of parts per quality procedures

  • Perform purchase order and drawing reviews and Return to Vendor (RTV) Processes

  • Conduct inspection sampling per standard procedure tables

  • Screen electronic components for discrepancies, counterfeit parts criteria, and non-conforming condition

  • Perform segregation, control and disposition of non-conforming parts

  • Perform First Article Inspection and complete related documentation

  • Perform administrative tasks associated with file management (hard copy/electronic)

  • Generate, verify & close Non-Conforming Quality Notification (QN) tags using SAP

  • Follow proper material handling and packaging techniques to avoid damage

  • Support customer audits (internal/external)

  • Follow work priorities to accomplish production goals

  • Recognize and take steps to resolve inspection/work area issues

  • Maintain accurate records of all work performed (e.g. labor charging, verification, inspection data)

  • Train other employees and perform other duties as assigned

Physical Demands:

  • Transport product with or without product carts Lift up to 35 pounds unassisted (anything > 35 lbs requires lift device/buddy-system)

  • Sit at workbench/machines for extended periods of time (e.g. entire shift)

  • Stand at workbench/flow line/machines for extended periods of time (e.g. entire shift)

  • Bend, stoop, reach, turn as required (e.g. picking up totes, placing units on racks)

  • Use hands for extended periods of time (e.g. entire shift) to perform assembly (e.g. grasping, holding, picking, placing, twisting, fine manipulation)

  • Utilize magnification devices for extended periods of time (e.g. entire shift) to perform verification, assembly & soldering

  • Distinguish colors and meet vision requirements

Work Environment:

  • Working with chemicals and adhesives that may emit fumes

  • Handle finished products that may contain chemicals & adhesives

  • Work with material handling equipment, products of various weights, sizes & dimensions

  • Wear static-control and personal protective equipment

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Basic Requirements:​

  • 1-3 years of direct inspection experience

  • The ideal candidate will be interested and willing to expand out into other inspection duties

  • Candidate must possess excellent teamwork, communication, work relations, problem solving and team building abilities

  • Good reading and math skills

  • Good computer aptitude

  • Demonstrated assembly aptitude

  • Demonstrated ability to use basic measuring instruments and hand tools

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with others

  • Demonstrated ability to access and use computer systems (e.g. email, work instructions, attendance)

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments.

As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • A Background check and a drug screen are required for every external new hire in the U.S.

  • A re-hire will be drug screened if it has been 12 months since they were last employed by Collins Aerospace.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.