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Quality Assurance Technician – Thermal Spray Solutions

Kymera International, with over 100 years of tradition in metal powder manufacturing, operates production facilities and sales offices with technical consultancy in 10 countries on four continents. Offering a variety of specialty alloys, including aluminum, copper, tin, and zinc, the product portfolio includes powders, pastes, ingots, and granules used in aerospace, chemical, automotive industries, and various industrial applications.

Work Location: In Person (Travel Required)

Thermal Spray Solutions, a Kymera International company.
1105 International Plaza B,
Chesapeake, VA 23323

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Perform “I,” “V,” and “G” hold points and critical coating inspections on Naval, MSC, USCG, and/or commercial vessels.
  • Assist with internal and external audits.
  • Closes out all QA documentation for customer review or audit when requested.
  • Conduct QA training throughout the corporation as required.
  • Perform Nondestructive examination methods (VT, PT, MT, and/or UT) at Level II/III as required.
  • Develop inspection plans and reports for various project personnel to follow by, assisting in the preparation of QA workbooks for AIT work and researching customer specifications and drawings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Able to withstand environmental factors such as:

  • Outside weather conditions
  • High, precarious places
  • Exposed to fumes and airborne particles
  • Very loud noise level
  • Required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms on a regular basis.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and seek assistance with weights over 50 lbs.

Occasionally perform other physical activities as required, such as:

  • Stooping
  • Bending
  • Squatting
  • Climbing (including but not limited to, vertical and incline ladders, masts, and king posts)
  • Crawling (including but not limited to, through scuttles, manhole covers, tanks, and voids)

Experience Required:

  • QA: 1 year (Required)
  • Non-destructive testing: 1 year (Required)
  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Required)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with manufacturing and casting processes. Including Titanium & Aluminium.
  • Extensive understanding of quality management systems, control, assurance, and standards
  • Confident with the use of Document management and product life cycle management toolsets
  • Lead Auditor – Minimum ISO 9001 – 2015
  • HND / Degree level or demonstrate suitable experience


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work setting:

  • Manufacturing Facility
  • Warehouse


  • Willing to travel globally to Italy, Europe, USA, with potentially short notice, up to 75% of the time.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

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