• 05-Sep-2019 to 30-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • 030637 - Quality Control -Ashburn
  • Ashburn, VA, USA
  • Full Time

With more than USD 1.4 billion in revenue, Satair Group is a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus SAS and a world leader in sales and distribution of spare parts for aircraft maintenance. We integrate the entire aerospace value chain connecting both ends of the aerospace aftermarket.  

Every day our 1,000 employees at 10 offices and locations around the world work hard to build and sustain supplier relationships and to support airlines and MROs in optimizing their spare parts management, maximizing their distribution networks and realizing their business potential. We are devoted to creating innovative and reliable solutions for our business partners, continuously lifting industry standards. What we do is so much more than distribution, support and service. We deliver excellence. We connect people and business partners all over the world.  

Position Summary:

Perform receipt and evaluation inspections of complex components and assemblies using pre-set inspection plans. Ensure compliance with all associated quality procedures, airworthiness control plans, and quality management system

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Using existing aerospace knowledge and expertise inspect varieties of finished products to ensure conformance with FAA/EASA Part 21 specifications and established quality standards, including customer requirements.
  • Maintain material batch and manufacturer traceability information
  • Review, analyse, and approve aerospace articles that have been maintained under FAA/EASA Part 145 regulations and/or received special certification processes
  • Perform FAA FAR Part Part-21 inspection procedures and issue FAA 8130-3's on all outgoing NEW Material. All inspections
    shall be performed in accordance with Satair's quality policies and SAP inspection plans.
  • Accept the responsibility for a rotating 24-hour "On-Call" shift schedule
  • Issue Discrepancy Reports and un-serviceable Tags on non-conforming material. Monitor and follow up of storage conditions on all Spares material (new and used).
  • Assist in the resolution of customer complaints concerning Proprietary Parts and Supplier quality problems Ensure quality system integrity.
  • Maintain material batch and manufacturer traceability information.
    Document and record non-conformance process issues concerning business operations
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of maintenance experience and knowledge of aircraft operations, systems and practices required.
  • Working knowledge of aerospace quality control and quality assurance systems.
    Minimum of 3-5 of manufacturing experience under FAA FAR Part 21 or EASA Part 21G.
    Must have working knowledge of AS9100 and First Article Inspection.


  • FAA Airframe & Power Plant (A&P) License or a minimum of 3 years verifiable FAR Part 21 experience required. 
  • Minimum of an Associate degree or technical school in the following discipline: Aerospace engineering, System engineering, Electro Mechanical, Industrial or Drafting


SATAIR USA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, political affiliation or belief.  

As a matter of policy, SATAIR USA, Inc., does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered. 

SATAIR USA, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

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