At Celestica, our people make the difference and fostering an environment that enables our employees to thrive and succeed continues to be one of our strategic priorities. Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers’ success. Our growing Advanced Technology Solutions (ATS) organization focuses on applying Celestica’s advanced capabilities, knowledgeable people and innovative tools to enable companies in the industrial, retail, aerospace, defense, healthcare and smart energy markets with highly complex, mission critical applications to improve their competitive advantage.


The QA Inspector role operates CMM (Coordinated Measuring Machine) for purposes of performing first article, in-process inspections, receiving and final inspection.

  • Performs cosmetic inspection to customer requirements.
  • Monitor finishing and machining operations to ensure in-process inspections are performed effectively.
  • Work with all departments to optimize QC/QA methods.
  • Ability to interpret and obtain product information, such as specified material, surface finish, and dimensions. using precision instruments such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicator, and snap gauge.
  • Maintains, perform and document established calibration intervals on all Inspection, Measurement, and Test Equipment.
  • Practical knowledge of measures and dimensions, such as length, height, and distance, between reference points, using precision instruments such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicator, and snap gauge, to ensure product meets specifications.
  • Ability to locates a reference point on part and measures dimension such as angle, arc, and radii, using combinations of aids, such as surface plate parallel bars, angle plates, gauge blocks, V blocks, and precision measuring instrument.
  • Generate appropriate and detailed documentation, record keeping, and reports of results and performance
  • Review and verify inspection and testing of parts for compliance, ensures that only acceptable product moves to the next operation.
  • Review and verify inspection and testing of products for compliance with drawings and specifications..
  • Provides input on technical matters pertaining to inspection methodology and responsibility.
  • Completed non-conformance reports in writing for defected parts and initiate corrective action as needed.


  • Skilled in quality control of manufactured and/or machined parts.
  • Able to read and interpret mechanical drawings, with a good working knowledge of GD&T.
  • Proficient in all mechanical inspection tools (calipers, height gage, surface finish gage, thread gages, pin gages, etc.).
  • Proficient in the interpretation of Specifications, Engineering Drawings and Purchase Orders
  • Well-organized and possessing excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel.
  • Team player, positive attitude, ability to multi task, stay calm under pressure and adapt to dynamic situations.
  • High attention to detail and precision.
  • Working knowledge of ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)
  • Working knowledge of PC-DMIS CMM software is preferred.
  • SolidWorks Inspection software experience a plus.

Physical Demands:

  • Duties of the position are performed in a manufacturing environment with frequent exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, operating machinery, temperature extremes, hazardous substances, etc.
  • Duties of the position may require periodic heavy manual effort and exertion including climbing, lifting, pulling and moving objects over 20 pounds.


  • Three to six years’ relevant quality experience in manufacturing.
  • Experience operating a CMM (Coordinated Measuring Machine)


  • High School Diploma/GED or higher
  • GD&T Training


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law.

This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Inspection, Engineer, Inspector, Quality Control Inspector, Engineering, Quality

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