Lead Quality Inspector

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    Oxfordshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £36000 per annum + Pension

  • Contact:

    Paul McGuinness

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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A Lead Quality Inspector is required to join an engineering led manufacturer of composite products, assemblies and systems for a range of industry sectors.

Role: Lead Quality Inspector
As Lead Quality Inspector you will have be responsible for:

+ Lead and manage a small team of inspectors and metrology technicians.

+ Inspection of bought out finished items and in house manufactured components.

+ Interpretation of engineering drawings to generate inspection programs on CMM machines, Romer arm etc.

+ Ensuring metrology equipment is calibrated.

+ Compilation of inspection reports.


As Lead Quality Engineer you will have experience of:

+ Ability to operate and program various coordinate measuring machines (CMM) and Romer arm.

+ Proven ability to read and write CMM programs from CAD data.

+ Working knowledge of GD&T (Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing).

+ Experience in using Metrology equipment such as:

+ Internal and external micrometers
+ Bore gauges
+ Thread gauges
+ Slip gauges
+ Shadow graph
+ Electronic surface finish equipment.

+ An understanding of the use of hardness test equipment.

+ The ability to train other team members in the use of metrology equipment.
+ Knowledge of PC-DMIS CAD++ Software desirable.
+ Good people manager with the ability to lead a small team.
+ Good PC skills including the use of Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook etc.
+ Good team work and communication skills.