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L3Harris Receiving Inspector - Quality in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Receiving Inspector - Quality

Job ID AS20201110-51684


L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Receiving Inspector - Quality

Job Code: AS20201110-51684

Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Job description:

Aviation Products, is a leading provider of commercial and military avionics with unsurpassed performance, quality and customer support. L3Harris Aviation Products manufactures a diverse line of safety- and efficiency-enhancing products that set the standard for next-generation requirements, including configurable voice and data recorders, collision avoidance systems, navigation products, display systems and processors.

We are searching for a Receiving Inspector who will:

Essential Functions:

  • Perform incoming inspection of items to be sent to stock. This activity may include test and evaluation activities identified by Quality Engineering.

  • This job primarily includes but is not limited to mechanical measuring, part identification and solder inspection. Must be familiar with J-STD and MIL2000.

  • Inspecting solder per IPC J-STD-001 of SMT components & mechanical parts on receiving, subassembly's, assemblies and end products using microscope and hand inspection tools.

  • Verifies work performed in accordance with routing sheets, specifications and manufacturing instructions.

  • Utilize precision measuring instruments to ensure proper assembly, dimensions and perform Final Inspection of hardware to ensure compliance with drawing.

  • Prepare accurate discrepancy documents and inspection reports and maintain inspection data.

  • Perform incoming and final visual inspection of items to be sent to stock. This activity may require the lifting of packages weighing up to 25 pounds.

  • Process nonconforming product to Material Review Board. This activity may involve the re-inspection of product once MRB actions are complete and material is presented for inspection and stores.

  • Maintain documentation of all inspection activity

  • Reviewing First Article Inspection records submitted from suppliers

  • Processing stock purge requests. This involves coordinating the gathering of all stock and Work In-Process materials for items identified by Quality Engineering and their subsequent inspection.

  • This position will be subjected to random drug testing.


  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience, preferably in electronic inspection or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with 2 years of prior related experience.

  • Must have experience in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

  • Must have experience in the use of microscopes, micrometers, calipers and scales.

  • Ablity to lift packages weighing up to 35 pounds.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience in IPC J-STD-001 & Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) handling controls and performing solder inspection of circuit board assemblies.

  • Proficiency in the use of inspection tools (i.e., height gauges, calipers, and microscopes).

  • Demonstrated ability to work from blueprints, drawings, engineering documents, and manufacturing instructions.

  • Must be able to determine hardware compliance through the use of specifications and instructions.

  • Participate in training and meet necessary certifications as required.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.