Hexcel Published: July 1, 2019
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With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of composite materials and industrial fabrics. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the “strength within.”

Hexcel is currently seeking a Quality Technician for our Burlington, WA location.

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

Primary recruitment is for 3rd shift.
Obtain and sustain source inspection authorization for product that is delivered to customers on source delegation (i.e. Goodrich, Boeing, etc.)
Quality Technicians will complete the necessary training to maintain their source delegation stamps and approvals
Support onsite customer source inspectors for first article and production products including a final review of the Production Technician inspection documentation, preparing required customer documentation, and a review of the product
Inspection and certification review for incoming raw materials
Material receiving testing to include;
Coordination and preparation of test specimens and performance of acceptance testing
Completing inspection and test paperwork and maintaining these records
Tagging materials of test status and issuing to production freezers
Supporting the monthly adhesive status report detailing expiration dates and re-qualification efforts of expired materials
Recall and disposal of expired materials
Required to work with, monitor, re-train, and audit the inspection work of Production Technicians; review Production Technician’s inspection paperwork, perform annual audit inspections, and identify training needs
Support calibration, performance of mechanical calibrations, coordinate sub-contractor calibration activity, and monitoring of inspection tool calibrations
Inspection of product or other additional tasks may be required to be performed in order to meet business requirements
Operate at all times in compliance with Hexcel Burlington’s Quality Management System
Comply with Hexcel policies, procedures and code of Business Conduct

Working Knowledge of mechanical inspection tools
Reading and writing skills
Comprehension of technical documentation (PO’s, Specifications, Blue Prints, etc.,)
Able to develop audit reports and write nonconforming records as required
Basic PC skills – WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, and the like
Auditing experience considered a plus
3-5 years’ experience in similar work a plus
Eligible candidate must be: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, a temporary resident under sections 210(a) or 245(A) of the Act, a person admitted in refugee status, a person granted asylum. Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as protected veteran, or any other protected class.