Quality Inspector

As a Quality Inspector, you will support your assigned production value stream(s) through the inspection and certification of aerospace parts against drawings, model-based definitions, and other design data to ensure production requirements are achieved safely, on time and to the customer specifications.

You will be expected to use various measuring equipment, depending on product type, to validate that the product conforms to the part drawing and customer specifications. On the job training will be provided to develop the required skills / competency to discharge the role.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • EHS - Promote a safe workplace environment without risk to health and minimising the impact to the environment. Ensure that all Environmental, Health and Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and that all accidents and incidents are reported
  • Clocking and Booking - Ensure that all required clockings (time and attendance) and bookings (job costings) are made in an accurate and timely manner
  • Housekeeping - Ensure that workstations are kept clean and maintained, with all tools and equipment stored correctly. Uphold a clear desk policy
  • Quality - Ensure that all Quality standards, processes and procedures are complied with. All work is completed with care and attention minimising wastage
  • Cost Management - Support cost reduction and management initiatives through reducing unnecessary expenditure
  • Team Working - Must actively participate in team meetings and be prepared to share knowledge, coach and mentor trainees when required, be willing to be trained in other areas

Skills required:

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant subject, or time-served apprenticeship in allied trades
  • Previous experience of using measuring equipment, including micrometers, verniers, height gauges and shadow graphs
  • Able to read and understand engineering/design drawings, specifications, and part drawings (accessed via PC)
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • PC literate including experience using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proven good communication skills
  • A pro-active attitude
  • Desire to learn and evolve with the business There are certain aspects of this role that require mechanical / manual lifting of parts so some lifting will be required, and you must be capable of undertaking activities with appropriate assistance if required.


Previous experience and/or understanding of MRP systems
Previous experience of EN9100, Part 21G Regulatory and NADCAP audits