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Inspector 2


Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Job ID: 104174 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

The Quality Inspector 2 performs inspection activities to assess conformance of products to the design as defined by the engineering drawings and/or models, and contract requirements. His/her work is involved during first article and pre-production development, and production stages of manufacturing and assembly.
The Quality Inspector shall also verify all assembly work and documentation are complete and cabinet is ready to ship prior to the cabinet travelling to QA for final inspection and GSI.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs inspection activities, to assess conformance of products to the design as defined by the engineering drawings and/or models.
  • Inspects products, components, subassemblies, and/or systems to ensure conformance to requirements.
  • Ensures all assembly documents, such as build books and test books, are maintained daily, with all entries kept up to date and accurate.
  • All shop floor originated non-conformance Discrepancy Report (DR) to be written by Quality Inspector for the program they support, except for those written by the QE, ME, Test Tech or Engineering. 
  • Creates organizational value by implementing innovative solutions and best practices involved in all processes of the product realization value stream. 
  • Organizational value may include assembler oversight and/or coaching of workmanship standards, drawing requirements, assembly documentation/notes to prevent assembly errors from occurring and to ensure conformance to requirements. The expected benefit is a reduction or elimination of written non-conformances for assembly related errors, as these would have been resolved before the task is complete and signed off. 
  • Assists Quality Engineers with identifying nonconforming conditions that present existing or impending defective conditions at the system or subsystem level of assembly.
  • Assists Quality Engineers prepare inspection plans and checklists for inspection.
  • Assist Quality Engineers with data collection and root cause analysis investigations.
  • Generate discrepancy notices and initiate Material Review Board actions.
  • Perform material movement transactions after completing inspection process.
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization. Fostering professional working relationships with peers to further the output of the group and to learn and teach within the group. 



  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 2+ years experience
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant manufacturing standards (such as J-Std-001/IPC-A-610) or common mechanical techniques (such as geometric dimensioning and tolerance practices).
  • Ability to use various measurement devices (calipers, pin gauges, go/no-go gauges, etc) to verify mechanical part compliance. 
  • Experience reading blueprints and mechanical drawings and able to verify parts dimensions against drawing requirements.
  • Experience using a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), Optical comparator or other complex inspection systems is desired.
  • Experience using laser and optical measurement equipment is desired.
  • Experience with inspecting wire terminations, general and wire harness inspections is desired.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Behaviors necessary for successful job execution: Cooperative, objective, helpful, approachable, coaching.
  • Must be a US Citizen to be considered


Additional Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge of best practices on electronic component qualification requirements.
  • Familiarity of safety, environmental, and regional compliance is preferred.
  • Understand procurement practices.
  • Ability to effectively interpret data and present as information and respond to questions from engineers and other technical staff.
  • Experience with Mil-Standard manufacturing.
  • Experience with process improvement initiatives.
  • ASQ Inspection Certification

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #NPS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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