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Galvion Quality Control Technician in Marlborough, Massachusetts


The Quality Control Technician performs, documents, and reports all manufacturing material inspections and testing activities and assists in identifying causes for poor quality. This position ensures that all required quality specifications for manufactured optics products and incoming raw materials are met and documented.



  • Maintain accurate documentation of all inspection & test results and ensure they are properly recorded.

  • Perform work-in-process (WIP) inspection on semi-finished products, document results as required.

  • Use automated and hand-held instruments to measure optics quality dimensions and take appropriate actions according to procedures.

  • Use CMM and hand-held instruments to measure mechanical dimensions and take appropriate actions according to procedures.

  • Perform document control duties which include updating, issuing and reviewing quality documents, and Work Instructions as required.

  • Verify all testing equipment is appropriately maintained and calibrated.

  • Verify all necessary testing supplies and tools are stocked appropriately.

  • Perform and document all incoming material using inspection instructions and record results in the ERP system.

  • Calibrate in-house instruments on schedule using work instructions and prepare shipment for external calibration in collaboration with Supply Chain.

  • Maintain accurate documentation of all test results and ensure proper data and paperwork is recorded.

  • Complete all customer required quality forms on-time and with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Complete Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMR) as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Interface with Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Shipping & Receiving and Engineering regularly to make certain testing requirements and priorities are understood.

  • Assist in evaluating products for aberrations or trends that may lead to failure in the future and initiate preventive actions as needed.

  • Follow safety and 5S program in all QC areas.


  • Ensure that all duties are performed in a timely manner consistent with applicable quality requirements, safety guidelines, and applicable procedures.

  • Complete all product tests and inspections for internal and customer compliancy on-time.

  • Develop a strong knowledge of all standards and specifications which relate to Focused Solutions products.

  • Perform scrap transactions on-time as required.

  • Provide recommendations for improving quality of process and components.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Requirements

  • 5 years quality control experience.

  • Ability to work with minimum of supervision, including prioritizing of work.

  • Associate's degree in a technical discipline or equivalent applicable work experience is a plus.

  • Experience in optics manufacturing is preferred.

  • Understanding of ISO process, certification, and compliance required.

  • Experience with optics analytical test equipment is a plus.

  • Ability to use standard measuring devices for quality inspections.

  • Computer literate, proficiency with Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, specifically).

  • Position requires a person who is meticulous and quality conscious; motivated and creative problem solver.

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.

  • Fast learner with excellent time management skills.

  • Possess creative problem solving skills with the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Must be adaptable to rapidly shifting priorities and testing schedules.

Behavioral competency Requirements

  • Technical learning

  • Peer relationships

  • Ethics and values

  • Integrity and trust

  • Priority settings

  • Action oriented

Work environment (include physical requirements)

  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds required.

  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks.

  • Use of eye protection required.

  • Overtime will occasionally be required

About Galvion:

At Galvion, we believe in human-centered innovation. Everything that we do starts with the end-user - the warfighter, the law enforcement officer, the first responder. We work proactively to identify and solve the problems left unsolved by others. We continuously strive to exceed expectation and imagination, whether in a partnership that we facilitate, a solution we provide or a product that we deliver.

Our Armor, Soldier Power and Electronics, Vehicle Platform Power, and Advanced Concepts divisions work independently as well as collaboratively to design, develop and deliver best-in-class, purpose-built, advanced solutions that enhance the agility and survivability of the world's most demanding military and tactical end-users. We exist to empower their missions; we protect the people who protect us. We are thinkers. Doers. Pioneers. We are passionate about what we do. Always looking to the future. Always one step ahead. And with almost 400 people working across design, manufacturing, sales, testing, research, and administration, we're able to create integrated solutions that genuinely challenge perceptions about what's possible.

This is your opportunity to build more than just a career. This is your opportunity to play a central role in our life-saving, life-changing work. Join our team and our mission today.

Galvion provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Galvion complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.