X-ray Engineer

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Description/Job Summary

North Star Imaging is a world-class manufacturer of industrial X-ray imaging and computed tomography equipment. Founded in 1986, NSI is an Illinois Tool Works business unit offering big company benefits and stability along with a small/mid-size company atmosphere. Our customer base consists of a broad range of markets including aerospace, defense/military, automotive, medical device, and R&D organizations. Companies throughout the world rely on North Star's equipment and expertise to create high-quality products.

INSPECTION SERVICES GROUP (ISG) X-ray Engineer – Job Location: West Cost Office
The primary function of this role is to perform x-ray & CT inspection services on customer supplied products in accordance with customer requirements, written directions and standard industry practices. Additionally will be the technical leader for training new engineers and technicians as the business grows & will be the functional owner of the operations side of the business.



Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop X-ray and CT technique and scanning plans for customer supplied product.
  • Work with BDM to quote projects and propose scanning solutions to meet customer’s needs.
  • Perform x-ray and micro-CT inspections using industrial x-ray system on customer supplied products.
  • Reconstruct and compile scan data with completed deliverables.
  • Customer service -  interaction with clients and potential clients both on phone and in person to include webinars, onsite meetings, technical expertise, reports and presentations.
  • Develop full inspection plans from technique development to implementation of volume scanning projects in CT & DR.
  • Maintain equipment per NSI guidelines. 
  • Maintain and continually develop world class X-ray and CT knowledge.
  • Promote and lead continuous improvement of CT scanning process.
  • Must have ability to pass ASNT level II test once hours are documented and completed.
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Record keeping of inspections.
  • Perform applications’ lab studies & demos in support of  equipment sales efforts 5-10% of time.
  • Ensure all documentation is in place for tracking & billing.
  • Preventive maintenance on x-ray equipment.
  • Shipping of customer parts and deliverables.
  • Travel up to 10%.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Skills

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • General technical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of X-ray principals. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Professional demeanor & appearance.
  • Good computer skills; general windows operations and networks.
  • Ability to achieve ASNT Level II within 1 year.                                                              

Required Education

Technical degree with 5 years on the job experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Physics or STEM engineering field required.



North Star Imaging provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’
educational endeavors, wellness and financial security.
Benefits include:
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • 401(k) retirement savings program with company match
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Wellness program
  • Life insurance up to 8x the salary
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 3:1 Corporate Match of charitable contributions
  • Employee discounts with ITW’s key suppliers: cars, computers, appliances and more
Candidate requirements include:
  • Passing results on both pre-employment drug and background checks (which includes driving record) are required.
  • A valid driver's license is required for this position.
  • A good driving record is necessary.
  • Must be able to provide proof that you are legally able to work in the United States.
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QSA Global & NSI ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color,
religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected
by law.