QA Intern - 1st shift
Malden, MA
Job Description
The QA Intern primary responsibilities are to perform support functions in the quality department including 1st piece, in-process and final inspection of complex components. Performs inspection and quality control procedures with regard to purchased material, in-process material and finished products to assure that quality control standards and manufacturing specifications are achieved. Approve items within specifications and prepares documentation of items not meeting standards.


Inspect incoming materils & parts from customers by means of visual and mechanical tools

Provide in-process inspection of each production operation to perform documentation audit for completeness prior to release of job to subsequent production operations

Complete finished products inpection prior to release to shipping. Inspect finished products by confirming parts are in conformance to all drawing charactertics & specifications

Uses a variety of conventional and advanced inspection devices to verify dimensions to drawing specifications

Prepares products and related paperwork for presentation to customer or source inspection. Maintain records, data and information as required in the quality system


There are no supervisory responsibilities


Must have working knowledge and application for geometric dimension and tolerance

Proficient at reading and understanding blueprints, sketches and detailed parts specifications

Inspector must be proficient in basic computer applications

Must possess good communication skills

CMM programming or experience preferred


Must have high school dipolman or equilvant


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and blueprints.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to speak effectively before employees in the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Have the knowledge of and/or the ability to learn shop geometry and trigonometry.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram forms.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Must be able to communicate verbally and have the ability to hear.

The employee may be required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop or crouch.

The employee is frequently required to sit.

The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to thirty (30) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical equipment, acetone, alcohol, argon, braze alloys, nitrogen, hydrogen, oil based lubricants and cleaning solutions

The employee is occasionally exposed to moderate cold and extreme heat.

The noise level in the work environment is usually middling.
Acknowledgements The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
Paradigm Precision is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other basis protected by law.
Job Type Internship