Operates all Quality Department measuring equipment including CMM, Vision System, Optical Comparator and all types of hand tools. Conducts layout inspections as required. Responsible for gage calibration system and R&R studies. Lends technical assistance to Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales, Shipping/Receiving and Maintenance. Responsible for PPAP submissions. Conducts receiving and final inspection audits. Fulfills back-up role when Quality Manager is absent. Interacts with customers in a professional manner. Communicates quality problems and PPQP issues to suppliers.