Quality Assurance Inspector - Diving Equipment Manufacturing Company

Santa Maria, CA

Company Profile: 

For over 55 years, Kirby Morgan Dive Systems, Inc. has manufactured deep-sea diving equipment used by divers worldwide.  Based in Santa Maria, CA, the company provides the diving industry with outstanding products, quality parts and service. 

Job Summary: 

The Quality Assurance Inspector will test and inspect products at various stages of the production process.  The successful candidate will evaluate statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products, while utilizing gauges and other devices to verify conformity to product standards.  The candidate may suggest/recommend changes regarding special requirements, review complaints received from customers to correct deficiencies, assist in the development and modification of quality procedures, recommend changes in standards and test equipment and gauges to facilitate work and maintain quality. 


Under the immediate direction of the Quality Assurance Supervisor, inspect raw and finished products made for and by company;

Conduct inspection and quality control to meet specification and quality standards;

Process returned merchandise for vendors/customers using MAS 500;

Interaction with other departments to determine and resolve quality-related issues;

Verify conformity to blueprints. 

Education / Experience: 

Minimum High School Diploma and/or 1 year experience in a manufacturing company;

Familiar with all areas of quality control;

Must have experience reading blueprints and 1 year using measuring instruments;

Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills;

Proficient Microsoft Office experience;

Ability to work with small intricate parts;

Possess high level of accuracy, astute attention to detail capabilities and ability to multi-task efficiently;

Excellent team player and ability to maintain effective working relations across all departments;

Must be highly motivated and a self-starter. 


Paid sick leave, vacation and holidays.

Health benefit package to include medical, dental and vision.

401k plan

$50K company paid group life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance

Annual performance reviews. 


$17.00 per hour with a performance review in 6 months. 

Working Hours:

Monday through Friday, 8:00AM – 4:30PM with a 30-minute lunch break. 


Santa Maria, CA