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  • NDT Level 3 Consultant

    Job Locations US-MI-Troy
    Internal Title
    Level 3 Consultant TCSG
    Requisition ID
    2018-2456
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Consultant
  • Company Bio

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    X-Ray Industries, an Applus+ company, is a well-established non-destructive testing service provider in the Aerospace industry. With over 75 years of experience, X-Ray Industries is the oldest, most-established NDT provider, offering a broad range of testing and inspection capabilities.

    Position Purpose

    • An NDT Level 3 Consultant for X-Ray Industries (XRI) Training, Consulting & Services Group (TCSG) functions primarily as an Outside Agency Level 3 per NAS410 & XRI’s 2002. To provide leadership as an administrative Level 3 to the varied TCSG customer base Level 1 or Level 2, provide technical input and assure compliance to customer specific Quality systems requirements, such as Nadcap.  The Level 3 Consultant shall be thoroughly knowledgeable within the scope and limitations of each method certified.  The Level 3 Consultant may also be engaged as an Instructor of the certified method and may be assigned responsibility for on-the-job (OJT) training and guidance of NDT personnel at the applicable TCSG customer.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • The TCSG NDT Level 3 will have responsibility for preparing, maintaining, administering and grading certification examinations, assuring the Written Practice requirements of XRI 2002 and of valued TCSG customers are met. 
    • Be willing to travel extensively to valued TCSG customer(s) facilities
    • Be adaptable to various manufacturing environments
    • Be engaging with various customers Management and direct on-site workforce
    • Be flexible to work any shift as necessary to meet customers workforce schedule
    • Participate in the XRI and TCSG customers Safety program to ensure a safe working environment.
    • Establish and maintain housekeeping expectations throughout XRI and valued TCSG customers
    • Adhere to XRI and TCSG customer’s policies and procedures, as applicable
    • Represent XRI in a professional and ethical manner at all times;
    • May be requested to attend NDT related professional conferences or meetings
    • TCSG customer base technical document generation, review and approval.
    • TCSG customers Level 1 and Level 2 development, examination and certification.
    • Have the skills and knowledge to interpret codes, standards, and other contractual documents that control the NDT method(s) as used by XRI or TCSG customers
    • Be capable of selecting the method and technique for the specific inspection applications
    • Be capable of preparing and verifying the adequacy of procedures and work instructions.  
    • Approve NDT procedures and work instructions for technical adequacy.
    • Have a general knowledge of other NDT methods and product manufacturing and inspection technologies used by XRI or TCSG’s customers.
    • May conduct NDT for the acceptance of parts and document the results if a demonstration of proficiency in this ability was included in the practical examination.
    • Be capable of auditing varying Quality Systems requirements, such as Nadcap
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual shall have flexibility in his/her personal schedule, be willing to travel when/where TCSG customers are located and have interpersonal communication skills that exude leadership, confidence and clarity.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Mentor and train coworkers assigned to you through on the job training in safe work practices, technical skills and compliance with company policy. 

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Ability to utilize mathematical formulas per the applicable NDT method.
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Ability to follow Safety regulations.
    • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to read and understand technical documents relating to the applicable method.
    • High level of interpersonal communication skills.
    • Assist in the maintaining or implementing the KAIZEN 6S discipline.
      • SORT: Eliminate everything not required for the current work, keeping only the bare essentials.
      • STRAIGHTEN: Arrange items in a way that they are easily visible and accessible.
      • SHINE: Clean everything and find ways to keep it clean. Make cleaning a part of your everyday work.
      • STANDARDIZE: Create rules by which the first 3 S’s are maintained.
      • SUSTAIN: Keep 5S activities from unraveling
      • SAFETY: Eliminate hazards
    • Ability and willingness to cross train into other NDT methods, when requested
    • Ability to work effectively with others and in a Team environment.
    • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of  X-Ray Industries. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.

    Education and Work Experience

    • Have a minimum of 10 years NDT experience in a given NDT method as a Level 2 / Level 3 in any combination thereof; Aerospace experience is preferred.
    • An ASNT Level III is not required although highly preferred

    Certificates and Licenses Required

    • NDT Level 2 / Level 3 certification in:

    Physical Activities and Requirements

    • 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 stand; walk; sit; use hands, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  
    • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.  
    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds assisted or unassisted, and occasionally move up to 100 pounds with assistance.  
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  
    • Ability to write routine technical reports and correspondence. 
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  
    • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), X-Ray Industries, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.

    Working Conditions

    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
    • The physical environment requires the employee to work inside. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials and working environment
    • The duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.   
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration.  
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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