Job Details

Barber-Nichols, LLC
  • Position Number: 5062595
  • Location: Arvada, CO
  • Position Type: Business - Management
Quality Inspector Night Shift

Position Summary: The Quality Inspector (levels II, III) depending on level may be required to work with little supervision/mentoring and is proficient at all manual inspections with the manual Coordinate-Measuring Machine (CMM) and operating prior programed Digital Computer Controlled (DCC) CMM. Inspects components, assemblies, and related paperwork to ensure compliance with contract specifications. Ensures that no non-conforming or rejected product gets shipped to the end user or customer. Focused on providing the highest quality products to customers.

Key Results Areas:

  1. Gather documents, prepare the workstation and ensure that changes have been incorporate prior to inspection.

  2. Utilize the drawings and specifications to plan all but the most complex company product inspections.

  3. Suggest and incorporate improvements for plans personally developed.

  4. Evaluate parts to ensure that they meet the specified requirements per the inspection plans.

  5. Perform simple CMM and manual inspections with limited supervision.

  6. Perform and train others on all company documentation requirements with limited supervision.

  7. Provide floor/on machine inspection support. Develop working knowledge on machine process to utilize during inspection.

  8. Identify handling concerns then suggest and implements solutions.

  9. Select the appropriate qualification tool needed for the job and verify that it is calibrated and in good working condition.

  10. Competently and safely inspect the part using hand tools in a manner that ensures repeatability and reproducibility of the measurement.

  11. Locate the program and verifies the accuracy of the program for a CMM inspections.

  12. Competently and safely performs simple manual CMM inspections.

  13. Properly sets up and breaks down the setups on the CMM safely.

  14. Confirm that results with a risk of falling outside the measurement uncertainty as applicable by utilizing alternate methods and/or inspectors.

  15. Complete the inspection step on the router to properly indicate pass/fail and note the time to ensure the inspection results are traceability to the appropriate inspector.

  16. Package the part to ensure the quality of the part and safety to personnel is maintained.

  17. Properly tag all non-conforming parts as out of specification and place them in the Material Review Board (MRB) cage

  18. Document the defect/out of specification condition on the Material Review Report (MRR) and submit the report for review and disposition determination.

  19. Able to process dispositions with limited supervision.

  20. Sign the disposition identified by MRB on the MRR and properly process the part per the instruction.

  21. Collaborate with all departments to ensure that information and data transfers effectively to meet customer needs and organizational objectives.

  22. Train others on issues related to Quality Assurance (QA) with supervision.

  23. Constructive communicator with internal customers in support of inspections.

  24. Collaborate with second shift to communicate shift hand-off information such as safety concerns, process escapes and previous tasks to ensure second shift effectiveness.

  25. Collaborate with all internal customers to ensure needs are met: machinists, technicians, production control, shipping/receiving, program managers, and engineers.

  26. Promote the Quality Management System and provide guidance to all employees who may need further understanding or guidance on procedural requirements.

  27. Continuously improve procedures, processes and methods to ensure zero escapes on manual inspections and the CMM.

  28. Identify areas for improvement in process and product relating to safety, quality, delivery and cost and elevates them to the Quality Manager.

  29. Lead and implement safety, quality, deliverable and cost improvement projects as assigned.

  30. Suggest department process improvements and assist in implementation as assigned.

  31. Identify areas for improvement across all company processes and elevates them to the Quality Manager.



To qualify for this position, an individual must possess the knowledge, training, experience and abilities required.

Education and Training

  • High School diploma or equivalent.


  • GD&T experience with a variety of machining processes.

  • Knowledge of programming with PC-DMIS and CMM Manager.


  • Must be willing to work overtime as required

  • Travel up to 5% of working time.

Distinctions between levels (II and III)

  • Quality Inspector II- three years of related experience. Able to perform a full inspection autonomously and proficient with all manual inspections with CMM and DCC.

  • Quality Inspector III- seven years of related experience, able to plan inspections along with inspection setups and training other junior inspectors.

Desired Job Qualification:

  • Associates degree or completion of an apprenticeship program in a related field is desired.

  • Experience in an ISO9000/AS9100 organization.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as geometric tolerances and drawing interpretation.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability and willingness to abide by set policies and/or safety programs established by BNI, our clients, and/or regulatory agencies which govern our performance and behavior in the normal course of our work while on BNI or the client's property or job site.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.

  • Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions at both strategic and functional levels.

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with company values

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter and within a team-oriented culture

ITAR Requirements: To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at P3 must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e., current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1157-1158. Security clearance is not required for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

P3 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

Compensation and Benefits:


The hourly range for the Quality Inspector II role is $26-$33.

The hourly range for the Quality Inspector III role is $33-$38.

This position pays a 15% differential rate over base and any time over 40 hours is paid at time and a half when employee moves to night shift.

The interview process will assess your past related experience, current skill set, and interview performance and place you in one of the three existing job levels upon offer. These ranges represent the anticipated minimum and maximum base + bonus for this position based upon a good faith and reasonable estimate. The final compensation for this position will be set based on the applicant's qualifications (education, training and/or experience related to this role), and therefore, may fall outside the range shown, depending on the circumstances.

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