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Quality / Final Inspector

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity is now hiring a Quality Inspector at our manufacturing facility in El Cajon, CA. This is a day shift opportunity with the working hours of 7 am to 3.30 pm, and potential overtime. 


The Quality Inspector's job purpose is to conduct visual, dimensional and functional inspections of electrical connectors and cable assemblies, following the company's standards and customers' specifications. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow general inspection guidelines to conduct critical visual, dimensional, and functional inspections on electrical connectors and cable assemblies.
  • Perform electrical tests as required by the company and/or customer specifications.
  • Read and understand blueprints, schematics, industry and company standards, military and federal specifications and standards, and company procedures for inspection purposes.
  • Annotate and file test reports, check lists, dimensional reports, and logs as required.
  • Interface with engineering staff, QC and/or QA Manager on interpretation of blueprints/schematics and obtaining disposition of rejected items.
  • Contact production staff and/or vendors as needed concerning rejected items. 
  • Be cognizant of Company’s QMS Policy; its relevance and importance in daily activities and strive to continually contribute to the achievement of the quality objectives.
  • Provide extra inspection support as needed. 
  • All other duties as assigned.

What your background should look like:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years experience/work history directly related to electrical inspection
  • Minimum of 2 years experience/work history directly related to fiber optic inspection
  • Technical experience background preferred (familiarity with electrical schematics, parts list, shop travelers, quality procedures, electrical test and measurement equipment)
  • Legible handwriting
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Tools, Equipment & Materials Used

  • Calipers, pin gages, measuring tapes
  • Optical comparator, stereo zoom microscope
  • Megohmmeter, high voltage tester (hipot), VOM
  • Photocopier
  • Standard office supplies
  • Standard hand tools
  • OTDR
  • Light source & Power meter
  • Ohmmeter
  • Various manufactured parts and assemblies (glass reinforced epoxy (GRE), rubber
  • Silicone and other lubricants
  • Ink and ink solvents
  • Isopropyl alcohol


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets


El Cajon, CA, US, 92020

City:  El Cajon
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  82228
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Quality

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: Inspection, Engineer, Electrical, Developer, Quality, Engineering, Technology

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