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Morgan Advanced Materials, PLC Quality Inspector - 2nd shift in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Morgan Advanced Materials is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon and composites. We operate in a series of well-defined markets where our applications expertise offers our customers a valuable differentiator, engineering high-specification materials, components and sub-assembly parts that solve their challenging technical problems.

The Technical Ceramics business of Morgan Advanced Materials engineers high performance functional and structural ceramic materials, components and sub-assemblies to address customer-specific technical challenges.

The business employs advanced materials science and applications expertise to produce parts that enhance reliability or improve the performance of its customers’ products. Much of what the global business unit makes is used in demanding, harsh or critical environments. Our Technical Ceramics business works in selected segments of the electronics, energy, healthcare, industrial, petrochemicals, security and transport markets, typically in close collaborative customer relationships.

Group Key Figures: Revenue £1b, 9,000 employees, manufacturing in 30+ countries, and customers in 100+ countries. A UK PLC with head office located in Windsor, Berkshire UK. Listed on London Stock Exchange; Member of the FTSE 250 Index.

Job Purpose:

The Inspector is a member of the Quality Department reporting directly to the Quality Supervisor/Engineer.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform various tasks as assigned by Department Supervisor.

  • Clean and maintain equipment and work area.

  • Maintain quality and quantity with strong sense of accountability and standards.

  • Perform mechanical and visual inspection of ceramics, metal parts, final product and raw material using hand tools, reticles, micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, dial indicators, cmm’s, vision systems and other standard gauging equipment as required to ensure parts are free of defects as described in procedures, work instructions and methods.

  • Ability to work under a microscope for long periods of time and use reticle to perform measurements.

  • Maintain traceability of final and purchased product at all times by verifying previous operations and other supporting documents such as lab results, MIR cards and C of Cs.

  • Working knowledge of basic GD&T symbology, assimilation and measurement methods.

  • Reads and interprets mechanical drawings, specifications, procedures and inspection sheets as required to complete inspections.

  • Verify measuring equipment is calibrated properly and alert Supervisor or Manager if equipment validity is in question.

  • Alert Supervisor if product reflects abnormal defects or significant quality issues.

  • Perform Syteline functions required of Inspectors.

  • Identify test status, non-conforming material and accepted material by using department procedures and work instructions.

  • Complete paperwork such as data sheets, lab requests and NCMRs, which may be electronic or hard copy

  • Complete required read and record data sheets, first article inspections or other documented inspections, as required.

  • Able to interpret sample size from a standard AQL table

  • Familiar with computers and basic Microsoft Applications.

  • May perform other inspection and/or production functions as required.

  • Conduct all tasks in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal EHS regulations and with Morgan New Bedford, MA EHS Guidelines. Guidelines include but not limited to participation in required EHS training and use of proper PPE. Employees are responsible for reporting hazardous conditions and job-related injuries or illnesses to their supervisor.

Quality Inspector

  • Perform documented rework processes as prescribed by work instructions, methods or other approved documentation.

  • Perform weld inspections using visual inspection procedures and measurement tools. Successfully pass inspection testing for qualification.

  • Verify previous operations have been completed; rectify before performing inspection.

MInimum Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • 1-3 years mechanical inspection experience using a wide variety of equipment and tolerances to at least the 5th decimal point

  • CMI Certification or equivalent preferred

  • This position requires use of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

  • Individual must be a:

  • Citizen of the United States, or

  • Permanent resident alien of the United States, or

  • Protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) as defined by 22CFR120.15

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to carry out written, oral, or diagram form instructions.

  • Basic/intermediate math skills.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Required to talk or hear

  • Required to pass eye tests

  • Required to stand, walk, and sit

  • Required to use finger, handle, feel & reach with hands & arms

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 lbs, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs

  • Vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus, close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Morgan Advanced Materials is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V Employer.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, and toxic caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job description does not state or imply that all duties to be performed are specifically identified above. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested or instructed by an authorized person of the Company. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

Requisition ID: 2023-3365

External Company URL:

Street: 225 Theodore Rice Boulevard

Remote Working: No