Quality Technician - First Article Inspection

Sidney, NY
Sidney, NY

Review and organize work load associated with multiple Quality functions including qualification and customer FAIs, RMAs, containment and customer quality requests.

The Role

Amphenol Aerospace Operations is seeking a Quality Technician (First Article Inspection) to work out of its brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Sidney, NY.

The key responsibilities of this Quality Technician (First Article Inspection) include, but are not limited to:

  • Review completed assembly work orders/shippers daily for Q requirements. Disposition workload accordingly to Gage Insp., Final Insp., Customer Source or Shipping.
  • Gain access to customer portals to upload customer quality documents and information.
  • Compile necessary quality related documents such as FAI reports, vendor certs and plating reports for customer orders.
  • Assure accuracy of FAI programs and records. Prioritizes them for Gage Insp. personnel to work on and assist them as necessary. Assist with FAI software enhancements. 
  • Communicate and track quality inventory to ensure swift disposition and report weekly progress.
  • Performs other work assignments and additional projects as necessary and assigned.
  • Escalate opportunities for improvement as necessary to aid in the success of the Quality department.

Salary $42,000 – $65,000


  • Sidney, NY
  • 30 Minute Drive from Binghamton, NY
  • 20 Minute Drive from Oneonta, NY

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Quality Technician (First Article Inspection) at Amphenol Aerospace Operations:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; post-high school technical experience is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
  • Computer skills required:  Microsoft Office, ability to generate and manage data (i.e. pivot tables, sorting functions and PowerPoint experience).
  • Experience working with Engineering blueprints and MRP software packages.
  • Quick-learning individual with the ability to manage multiple priorities

The Company

With manufacturing sites in Sidney, NY, Mesa, AZ, Nogales, MX, and a Design Center in Pasadena, CA, Amphenol Aerospace Operations has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial airplane industry for over 95 years.

Focusing on serving the needs of advanced and challenging market segments, we pride ourselves on our consistent ability to innovate and provide the markets with new creative solutions.

Working at Amphenol means you are recognized and valued for your contributions because we believe that our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. We support and encourage career development for all employees and have ample opportunities for advancement.

We pride ourselves for being customer-centric, accountable, reliable, and enthusiastic in all that we do. These values are ingrained in each of us and contribute to a culture of teamwork and meaningful work.

Amphenol offers a competitive wage and benefits.  The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a) (20).

Amphenol is a proud Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.  We aim to create an inclusive working environment where all employees are respected and treated equally.

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