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Praxair, Inc. Quality Inspection Technician in Manchester, Connecticut

Quality Inspection Technician


Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Final Inspection Technician in Manchester, CT.

The skill sets needed for this position are based on an aviation background, GD&T Principles and Practices, ISO 9001 & AS9100/9102 Quality Management Systems, and Lean Manufacturing Practices/Metrics/Reporting. This position ensures product conformity to establish requirements by evaluating product to customer and/or engineering drawings, specifications and related documents. The inspector conducts receiving, in-process and final product inspections, and documents results in various reports/logs in the Quality System Network. This position may also interface with Customers, Suppliers and /or Regulatory agencies as appropriate.

Quality Inspection Technician:

  • Performs inspections, as well as In-Process and Final inspections of parts and assemblies in accordance with applicable Engineering criteria, documents, drawings and workmanship standards.

  • Performs inspections using Precision Measurement equipment/devices. .

  • Coordinates calibration activities and maintain records of various tools, instruments and gauges used for Product acceptance or Verification/Validation.

  • Ensures proper operation of measurement equipment by following operating instructions.

  • Assists Engineering and Operations in the investigation of non-conformities.

  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by following guidelines and procedures, and complying with all applicable regulations.

  • Assists contract review of customer orders ensuring adherence to all applicable specs and other flow downs

  • Ensures proper documentation including fine print details on all product certifications

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of aviation experience, preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of inspection experience applying GD&T Principles and Practices.

  • Knowledge of ISO9001 & AS9100 Quality management systems; working knowledge of First Article Inspection requirements per AS9102

  • Ability to discern colors with Vision Acuity of 20/20 (Correction allowed)

  • Working Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Practices, Metrics and Reporting.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of tools, Specifically Word, Excel, Power Point.

  • Must possess appropriate mathematical and analytical skills to determine acceptability of product(s) based on established criteria.

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Extensive knowledge of common inspection measuring equipment including, surface plates, micrometers, height gauges, radius gages, bore gauges, and dial indictors. Good manual dexterity and adept in use of precision measuring tools.

PST is a supplier which abides by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, persons considered for this position must be either a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder) or otherwise classifiable as a U.S. person under relevant ITAR regulations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Operations

Primary Location Connecticut-Manchester

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18002762