Quality Inspector 2


Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Job ID: 106042 


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.


Naval Power Systems’ commitment to and investment in our people, products, and customers is the foundation of who we are. We offer a competitive Total Rewards package, generous time off, and a fun and flexible working environment. Some of our great benefits include: comprehensive medical/dental/vision programs, a 401(k) plan with immediate vesting and an attractive company match, company paid Life & Disability Insurance, a Charitable Match Program & Paid Volunteer Time Off, a Paid Parental Leave program, an Employee Wellness Program, a Tuition Assistance Program, Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) promoting Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, and so much more!

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 of Quality Inspection experience in a production manufacturing environment
  • Fluency reading Dimensioned Engineering/Manufacturing Drawings with Bills of Material, Notes, Dimensional Tolerances with Critical to Quality Features
  • PLC experience or experience reading a PLC schematic
  • Familiarity applying Industry Workmanship Standards to production inspections
  • Experience using Calibrated inspection/measurement tools:
    • Micrometers, Calipers, Height Gages, Pin Gages, Thread Gages, Ring Gages, Plug Gages, Feeler Gages, Torque Wrenches, Digital Multi Meter (DMM).
  • Experience performing point to point wire harness and cable assembly verification
  • Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment


Additional Desirable Qualifications:  

IPC and/or ASQ Certifications: 

  • IPC-J-STD-001 (soldering)
  • IPC-A-610 (Inspection of Electronic Assemblies, PWAs)
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 (Inspection of Wire Harnesses and Cables)
  • ASQ Certified Quality Inspector


Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee requires normal manual dexterity, speech and hearing. Specific vision abilities required by this job require frequent use of a computer monitor.

  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds frequently
  • Ability to stand for up to 9 hours a day
  • Walking, lifting, bending, stooping and kneeling 


The physical demands described here 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.

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.


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. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee