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AAR Aircraft & Engine Group
Location: Illinois
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Inspector
AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad menu of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. We are a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value. At AAR we are committed to doing it right, and we have built our core values based on that premise.


•Perform inspection of aircraft engines, articles and components to ensure product quality in accordance with AAR’s Quality Management System to meet all current regulatory requirements and to meet or exceed AAR’s customer’s requirements
•Work as a team member with peers/lead/supervisor/manager on development, deployment and execution of Quality/Inspection department/work center related metrics
•Process incoming and outgoing material to meet AAR’s Quality Management System (QMS) and Customer Requirements
•Follow FAA Regulatory guidance to establish sufficient traceability of products being inspected to help prevent the introduction of counterfeit and suspect unapproved parts into our inventory and/or our customers inventory
•Inspector will be required to have a basic understanding of product certification from the Production Approval Holder and certification relative to products for return to service (airworthiness)
•Inspection of product can include but is not limited to document review, visual inspection, packaging, shelf life, life limited records, materials subject to electrostatic discharge (ESD), etc.
•Inspector may be required to review technical/regulatory data which may include but not limited to Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, Maintenance Manuals, Illustrated Parts Catalogs, FAA Order, Code of Federal Regulations, etc.
•Inspector may be required to use calibrated measurement/test equipment that can include but is not limited to digital micrometers, pin gages, digital height gages, digital calipers, etc.
•Ensuring that all work is performed / inspected to Purchase Order instructions, Repair Order instructions, Customer instructions, appropriate specifications and standards, etc.
•Inspector must be flexible and may be required to assist within AAR’s Repair Station in performing General Visual Inspection (GVI) under the Repair Station Quality Manual (RSQM) and signing applicable paperwork/certifications and ensuring that all forms are completed correctly.


•Commitment to company values and ethics by “Doing It Right”
•Quality: Works accurately and meets quality/safety requirements; questions errors and reports inconsistencies; follows processes and procedures
•Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork: Listens attentively and responds appropriately; cooperates with others and assists in a variety of team roles
•Dependability: begins work on time, adheres to planned schedule, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately, shows flexibility to meet deadlines
•Motivation/Productivity: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy
•Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
•Organization: very detail/quality oriented and always comes prepared
•Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities
•Computer skills: must have basic computer skills and the ability to navigate through different computer systems
•Training and Development: Complete all required training in a timely manner and participate in continuous improvement events; receptive to coaching and feedback

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as, opportunities for professional development and growth. Our newly remodeled Wood Dale office also has an on-site cafeteria and fitness center. We also have the option to work from our downtown office on a reservation basis.

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required.


•Associates Degree or equivalent from two year college or technical school, or four years related experience and or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

•FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License


•The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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 may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

•The environmental characteristic for this position is a warehouse setting.

•Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional warehouse environment.

•Employee may be required to use a forklift, and employee may be required to lift and carry up to 75 pounds and comply with OSHA standards.

•Employee may be required to work overtime as needed, work weekends and be willing to travel.

: Operations

Primary Location
: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

: Full-time

Overtime Status
: Non-exempt

AAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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