Argon Corporation, with locations in Great Neck, NY and Alpharetta, GA, designs and produces rugged military computers and display monitors. We periodically seek highly qualified personal to support our growth.
We are currently operating in two locations. One in Great Neck, New York and one in the Atlanta, Georgia suburbs. In the Atlanta (Alpharetta) office, Argon personnel have the responsibility for marketing & sales, planning & production of Argon products, management of production programs and company QA management. Product design & development, prototyping and small volume production is the responsibility of our Great Neck office.
Argon uses a COTS based approach to the military product solution. This means that we select components (LCD’s, motherboards, I/O boards, etc) from the commercial market, then design them into the rugged packaging required to meet the harsh environmental requirements of our customers. These activities also involve the design of custom boards and/or (re)programming of existing devices.
If you would like to join our team, send us your resume today!
Key Benefits Include:
Company sponsored major medical plan, with generous company conbribution
Flexible, paid vacation
11 Paid holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, 4th July, Labor Day, T-Giving (2), Christmas Day, 4 floating)
Sick leave – 5 days/calendar year
401K (Roth or Traditional), immediate vesting, after 3 months employment
Job Title: QC Inspector
- Reports to: QA Manager
- Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
- Travel: None Anticipated
We are seeking a motivated individual who is willing to wear more than one hat from time to time in support of our growing organization. This position entails working in a small, technical production environment, producing custom display monitors and computers for military application. The successful candidate will be responsible for inspecting Argon’s production assemblers work and doing assembly as well at times. This position will perform in-process inspections as well as final inspections before packing and shipping. It will entail working closely with Production Assemblers and the Quality team. The position requires significant attention to detail, and a high degree of accuracy.
The position of QC Inspector requires a well-rounded person with experience and knowledge of military and/or medical electronic assembly best practices. This person needs have the experience and skills to verify our computers and display monitors are built with quality. The position will mainly consist of inspecting the day to day mechanical integration and wiring of our products.
We are currently operating in two locations, Great Neck, NY, a suburb on Long Island, and Alpharetta, GA, a suburb of North Atlanta. In the Alpharetta office, Argon personnel have the responsibility for business management, planning and production of Argon products, sales and marketing, program management, and company QA management. Product design, development, prototyping and small volume production is the responsibility of our Great Neck office.
Our project solutions are based on various configurations of custom rugged displays, computers and peripherals sold into military land, air and sea combat vehicle applications.
The following are some, but not all, of the intended activities:
- In-Coming Inspection per Optical Criteria spec/Drawings, including
- Metal bezels/chassis
- In-Process Inspection per IPC-610-A/ J-STD-001, including
- Conformal coating inspection
- Solder joints inspection
- Crimp inspection
- Board assembly inspection
- Display and Back plate assembly inspection
- Ruggedization inspection
- Final Inspection, including
- Review of production documentation (i.e. Traveler, Incident Report,ATP) for completeness
- Final cleanup and prep of the unit
- Serial number labeling of the unit
- Informing shipping when units are ready for packing
- Documenting SCARs (supplier corrective action report)
- Backup assembler as needed
- Other tasks as assigned by the QA Manager
Basic Personal Qualifications Include:
- A minimum High School Diploma or GED equivalent
- Fluent in English - speaking, reading, and writing
- A Minimum five years’ experience in electronics manufacturing at the sub- assembly level using industry standard practices including soldering, de- soldering, reading assembly drawings and procedures, wire/cable fabrication, ESD prevention, and using basic electronic assembly tools and equipment.
- IPC-610 solder certification
- IPC-620 cable and wire harness certification
- J-STD-001 certification
- Training in an ESD control program per ANSI/ESD S20.20
- Experience with Clean Room lamination
- Knowledge of basic electronic components and their polarity markings, handling and installation
- Knowledge of wire types, terminals, connectors, mil-connectors, and crimpers
- The ability to read engineering assembly drawings and prints
- Familiarity with electronic wiring conventions
- Experience in assembly of rugged military products – desired
- Experience with ERP/MRP software
- Organized – There many daily inputs, re-direction and interruptions. Must be able to stay organized and focused to accomplish the tasks.
- High integrity
- The care factor required to work with low volume, custom products
- Sufficient knowledge and initiative to recognize that the product is “just not right” and needs further review or rework prior to customer delivery.
- An understanding that decisions made could have an immediate impact on critical success factors for production, customer service, quality and customer satisfaction
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