Job Location
Devens, MA, USA
Quality Inspector

About us
Born out of MIT, VulcanForms is commercializing the first fully scalable industrial metal additive manufacturing (AM) solution. Building the world's most powerful and advanced metal AM system is the first step towards our vision of lights-out, highest quality metal AM mass production. We are a team of leading technology and operational experts with decades of experience in advanced manufacturing, materials, automation, and robotics. We continuously seek contributors who demonstrate outstanding integrity, intelligence, accountability, and a passion for learning. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

VulcanForms is hiring a Quality Inspector for our Devens, MA location.

Job Purpose
As the Quality Inspector at VulcanForms, Devens, MA, you will work in a diversified role in the manufacturing facility. This position offers a significant challenge for the right candidate.

Key Accountabilities
  • Develop, communicate, and implement Quality Standards
  • Assist the Quality Engineering Manager in assuring the QMS conforms to the customer, internal, industry (i.e., AS9100, ISO 9001, ISO 13485), and regulatory/legal requirements by conducting audits and identifying gaps.
  • Monitor and analyze product quality.
  • Complete part inspections using conventional gaging.
  • Perform First Piece Layouts using conventional layout techniques.
  • Develop inspection practices and gaging for products.
  • Assure Inspecting and testing materials, equipment, processes, and products meet quality specifications.
  • Assist in creating Standard Operating Procedures and Inspection Methods.
  • Assist in the collaboration to develop and implement quality and process controls and improvements
  • Assist in conducting internal quality audits and assure corrective actions are timely and sufficient.
  • Ensure that workflows, processes, and products comply with safety regulations.
  • Assist in Investigating and troubleshooting product or production issues.
  • Assist in the creation of the inspection area with the proper inspection devices.
  • Assist in the inspection of manufactured parts, issue non-conformance reports, and facilitate the disposition of MRB hardware and corrective action tasks.
  • Applicant must be authorized to work within the U.S. without restrictions (U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (or green card holder)).
  • High school diploma is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of GD&T.
  • 7+ years of experience Part Inspections and Drawing Interpretation Expertise.
  • First Article and inspection method knowledge
  • Sampling Plan Expertise.
  • Ability to complete simple calibrations.
  • Ability to complete Dimensional and Visual Inspections.
  • Knowledge of IS0 9001:2015 Quality Management System.
  • Root Cause Analysis, Data analysis, and Statistical Process Control.
  • Skilled using MS Office.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and management skills.
  • Authorized to work within the U.S. without restrictions or sponsorship now or in the future (U.S. Citizen or lawful Permanent Resident of the U.S. (U.S. green card holder))
  • Cognizant of Quality trends and international regulatory compliance standards, including MDD 93/42/EEC, ISO 13485, and other applicable global requirements.
  • Experience in aerospace, defense, or medical device manufacturing.
  • Experience working in ITAR/EAR compliant organization.
  • Experience with Metal Laser Powder Bed Fusion.
  • Project management experience.
  • CMM programming.
  • Ability to run CMMs and Visual Inspection Devices.
  • Quality control certification (ASQC etc.).
  • Ability to run CMMs and Visual Inspection Devices.
  • Ability to complete simple calibrations.
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Excited about taking on new challenges in the metal additive manufacturing industry and working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Self-motivated, hands-on, practical mindset, and capable of setting and reaching ambitious goals
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available to you starting on your first day of employment
  • Generous time off package including vacation PTO, sick PTO, and 11 company-paid federal holidays.
  • 401(k) with company match and stock options.
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Position: Quality Inspector

Thank you for submitting your application and for your interest in working with us. We look forward to reviewing your profile and will get back to you shortly if there is a good fit.