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Source Inspector - Temp



Illinois, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023
About us

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

What you'll do

Viasat is looking for an onsite source Inspector to primarily support a facility in Edwardsville, IL. In this position, you will have the flexibility to work on an on-call as-needed basis. Viasat's Quality Assurance Department requires inspection and auditing/surveillance services to monitor manufacturing and quality processes at our various contract manufacturers (CM) and to approve manufactured items completed and presented for Viasat buyoff, including end unit box builds.

The day-to-day

As a Quality Control Inspector, you will compare the products with released engineering drawings, purchase orders, and other contractual requirements as specified by operations. As you take direction from Viasat’s quality assurance department, you will interface with designated points of contact at 3rd party contract manufacturers and suppliers. You will check for quality workmanship according to published manufacturing standards. You will provide documentation reviews for each shipment and perform reviews of AS9102 First Article Reports prepared by the Contract Manufacturer. We will rely on you to suggest ways in which the quality of products could be improved and provide written reports of Source Inspection results to management. In addition, you may conduct quality audits and will also initiate and address corrective and preventive actions when non-conformances are noted in Viasat products, or the processes used to produce Viasat products.

What you'll need

  • 2-4 years of Quality Assurance in a manufacturing environment.
  • Inspection of mechanical or electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Prior working experience with GD&T.
  • Working knowledge of ANSI.Y.14.5.
  • Knowledge of QA process with non-conforming material and MRB.
  • Corrective and preventative actions initiation.
  • Ability to read/interpret engineering drawings.
  • Up to 20% domestic travel.
  • Ability to work overtime, and with minimal supervision.
  • Must be familiar with BOMs, Drawings, and other specifications.
  • Verify that manufactured parts and assemblies conform to specifications.
  • Ability to assess and communicate clearly about Fit and Function vs. conformance to specifications, Visual acceptance of cosmetic defects, Acceptability to a standard.
  • Complete First Article inspection as required.
  • Finalizes Quality reporting in Oracle, data collection.
  • IPC Certification or ability to obtain certification.
  • Reviews Purchase Order for Quality Provisions/Requirements including Supplier CofC and Reach/ROHS requirements.
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills to include business-level proficiency in English.
  • US citizenship required.
  • Location of this position is in-person in Edwardsville, IL

What will help you on the job

  • ASQ certifications are a plus.
  • FAA or Aerospace industry experience is a plus.
  • Other metrology skills (i.e., CMM, optical comparator, spectrophotometer), ISO training-CAD training other ASQ certifications are a plus.
  • Associate degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Salary range

$22.81 - $36.42 / hourly

At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness at
EEO statement

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here.