Senior Inspector – Incoming Quality Control (IQC)

POSITION: Senior Inspector – Incoming Quality Control (IQC)
REPORTING TO: Director of Quality
LOCATION: Westborough

GENERAL FUNCTION: Individual will be responsible for inspection and documentation of incoming material.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (All inclusive or a portion shall apply according to the assigned scope of responsibility and business unit.)

  • Inspection of Incoming Material
    • Products include glass lenses, plastic housings, PCB Boards, various small machined and
      molded products
  • Document inspection results in MRP system, inspection check sheets, and when needed Corrective
    Action Request forms to send to the supplier
  • Support material handling (into and out of the inspection area for example), physical inventory, C of C documentation verification, and ISO9000 audits for their area
  • Perform first article inspection on new components, including programming Keyence Optical
    Comparator as needed
  • Perform other Inspection tasks as, with appropriate direction, such as printed wire board inspection
    and cleaning or rework of piece parts
  • Support Engineering Reviews / MRBs and discussions with suppliers as needed
  • Perform first article inspection on new components
  • Ability to train and certify inspection personnel
  • On-going communication with co-workers and engineers. Review/update as needed quality assurance work instructions, product specifications, and production schedules to optimize method of conducting inspections and tests, sequence of operations, and work assignments.
  • Assure that test hardware supply meets production needs and is maintained and calibrated.


  • REQUIRED: Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. As a defense contractor Kopin is subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and you must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (green card holder) to be considered for this position.
  • Minimum High School Diploma or 6 years equivalent experience or Associate Degree with 4 years equivalent experience
  • Minimum 8+ years working experience in quality environment
  • 5 years manufacturing experience to include clean room and quality assurance experience.
  • Computer literate and familiar with MS-Office programs, Outlook/e-mail, Oracle data base and ISO 9001 procedures
  • Strong drawing reading / GD&T skills
  • Detailed experience with inspection techniques, tools, metrology and methodology
  • Ability to perform First Article Inspection
  • Must be able to demonstrate math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced company environment
  • Experience with ISO 9000 systems
  • Ability to lead and document Root Cause and Corrective Actions using typical Industry tools (8D, Fault Trees, etc.)


  • BS degree in Science, Math or Engineering related subjects
  • ASQ certification
  • Leads cross functional investigations of quality issues
  • Ensures compliance and quality standards are upheld in department
  • Able to solve product quality issues and assessing inspection protocols


  • Frequently able to rotate from sitting to standing, lift up to 20 pounds, reach, bend, kneel, walk and gown according to clean room protocol

Kopin Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and as such all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class. If an applicant needs a reasonable accommodation due to a disability with the application process, there is additional information on our website at

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