Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace QC Inspector III - CMM & Procured Inspection (661026) in Boulder, Colorado

Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.


QC Inspector III – CMM & Procured Inspection

What you'll do:

  • Inspect incoming mechanical production material or articles for conformance to purchasing order requirements, engineering drawings, schematics, and specifications: process standards and specifications utilizing various mechanical inspection equipment, such as calipers, micrometers, thread gages, CMMs, Vision Systems, optical comparators, etc.
  • Perform incoming inspection of product for procured mechanical or electrical components.
  • Monitor for conformance to design or test specifications. Accept or reject material or articles; identify and document non-conformance and notify appropriate personnel of potential rejection of items.
  • Refer unusual inspection problems.
  • Establish accept/reject criteria and revision status from blueprints, MIL-specs, screening specs.
  • Obtain and maintain all process certification required for assigned tasks.
  • Troubleshoot inspection problems related to fixtures, software, drawings, paperwork, or process.
  • Prepare and maintain inspection records.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What you’ll need:

  • High School diploma or equivalent plus 6 or more years of related experience or a related two-year technical degree and 4 or more years of related experience.
  • Moderate to expert level of competency in the area of mechanical inspection.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interpreting and utilizing Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T;) for inspection purposes.
  • Proficiency using Windows and common Microsoft Office applications.
  • Preferred experience using and programming Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) with PC-DMIS and/or CMM Manager.
  • In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Bachelor’s or Master’s, may substitute for two years of related experience. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment.
  • May also perform functions in various work centers.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Relocation for this position is NOT Available

EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.

Job Title: QC Inspector III - CMM & Procured Inspection (661026)

Job ID: 661026

Location: CO - Boulder

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular