Who we are:

Velocity Electronics is a leading certified stocking distributor and outsource procurement services provider specializing in the supply and material management of board level electronic components. Velocity offers a full range of supply chain solutions for global manufacturers addressing component shortages, cost saving opportunities, material inspection and environmental compliance needs as well as excess material mitigation services. In our offices across the Americas, Asia and Europe, Velocity employees are committed to providing excellent customer service and focusing on continuous improvement. Velocity values the passion of the individual and the strength of the team and is committed to supporting individual success through exceptional training, continuing personal development and opportunities for significant professional rewards.

Position Summary:

The Quality Inspector uses state-of-the-art tools and techniques to ensure that product conforms to applicable manufacturer’s specifications and our customers’ requirements. This position focuses on objective and instrumented tests that generate data for evaluation.

Core Responsibilities and Functions:

  • Perform quality inspection on electronic components and related products
  • Use advanced equipment and inspection methodology to confirm whether product meets customer requirements
  • Record inspection results and evidence in Velocity’s ERP
  • Take and prepare photo documentation
  • Coordinate with the Quality Managers to ensure that all requested tests are performed
  • Communicate and explain inspection findings to the Quality Managers and, occasionally, the Sales, Purchasing and Logistics.

Required skills & experience:

  • Understanding of basic math, including percentages and tolerances
  • Familiar with complex ERP systems

Preferred skills & experience:

  • 2 or 4-year college degree
  • Experience handling electronic components and/or inspection/quality assurance
  • Familiar with complex ERP systems
  • Proficient  in Microsoft Office suite
  • Basic photography and photo editing

Required Traits

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work with limited oversight
  • Detail-oriented and thorough
  • Organized
  • Problem solver
  • Quick learner
  • Adaptable
  • Dedicated
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Company traits

  • Is amazing
  • Demonstrates mutual respect and trust
  • Acts courageously
  • Owns own outcomes

Work Environment

This position works in Velocity’s Inspection and Distribution Center, a hybrid laboratory/warehouse environment. Most work is performed in an Electrostatic Protected Area (EPA).

  • Personnel must wear protective smocks and grounding footwear inside the EPA
  • Traffic through the IDC includes electric lift trucks
  • Some inspections include:
    • X-ray equipment
    • Hot surfaces
    • Solvents
  • Some products contain small amounts of toxic materials (e.g. lead-based solder)

Physical Requirements 

  • Close vision
  • Color discrimination
  • Manual dexterity: manipulation of very small items
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 pounds

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