Ushio America

Quality Control Inspector

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Applying Light to Life

Company Summary

Since being established in 1967, Ushio America, Inc. (UAI) and its group companies have evolved to become a photonics solutions provider. UAI continually invests in educating employees, technical capabilities, and its manufacturing sites across the USA to create solutions for our customers. We solve problems with light.

Light solutions at UAI can range from EUV Semiconductor light sources the size of a bus down to a sensor LED the size of a fingernail. Cinema lamps and laser light projectors are installed for the largest premium screens. Intelligent LED lighting for entertainment production to multispectral medical imaging systems that are designed and manufactured in an ISO 13485 certified medical facility. Architectural lighting creates a beautiful environment while horticulture lamps grow food in optimal conditions to save water and the environment. Care222® technology, developed and researched with Ushio Japan, inactivates viruses when people are present. UAI also distributes the lamps of its parent company, Ushio Japan, one of the world’s largest specialty light source companies.

UAI is fundamentally involved in all areas of the electromagnetic spectrum from extreme UV to visible to far IR. Our knowledge of wavelength, power, packaging, module, system as well as active and passive selection enables us to present the best solution for your application.

At the heart of UAI is our people and their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) along with environmental, social, and governance (ESG). We support customers on their journey to develop customized augmented reality solutions or to manufacture high volume infrared heater lamps.

Job Summary:

Inspect lamps at the Final Quality Control Station. Perform incoming inspection and sampling inspection. Assist with matters relating to quality. Complete special assignments.

Essential Duties:

  • Achieve inspection targets
  • Immediately notify supervision of abnormal failures or trends
  • Recommend improvements for inspection procedures and department routines
  • Assist Quality Supervisors with quality issues in production
  • Compilation and calculation of various FQC data for reporting and analytical purposes
  • Perform sample inspection for incoming parts and materials
  • Help prepare quality packets for new lamps
  • Maintain accurate records as requested
  • Set up and monitor life test lamps as needed and maintain accurate records
  • Perform calibration and maintain records for all measuring devices
  • Inspect and verify jigs and gauges for production
  • Assist with ISO System Audit Program to ensure conformity process
  • Follow all procedures and work instructions associated with the company’s ISO certification(s) and quality standards

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Basic math skills
  • Excellent eyesight
  • Operate lab test equipment
  • Basic computer skills (i.e. Excel, Word)
  • Reasonable overtime.


  • Holiday Pay (1 week shut down during Christmas!)
  • Vacation Days
  • Medical (100% company paid), Dental and Vision
  • Room for Growth
  • Stable company
  • 401K Employer Matching

**Current Ushio Employees are eligible for a referral bonus. Please reach out to HR for further instructions regarding more information and eligibility.

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