Quality Control Inspector

  • Location

    Wimborne Minster

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  • Salary:

    Competitive salary, shift pattern & pension

  • Contact:

    Jade Whitmore

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  • Contact phone:

    01384 446195

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We are currently recruiting a Quality Inspector on behalf leading client who provide trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems.

We are looking for a Quality Control Inspector - Assembly to monitor and validate the Quality of Parts and Assemblies and to provide specialist inspection capability across business functions.

The working hours for this role are a rotating shift pattern of; Monday – Thursday 6am – 2pm, Friday 6am – 1.30pm or Monday – Thursday 1.45pm – 10pm, Fridays 1.15pm – 7.45pm. This role is based in Dorset.

As a Quality Control Inspector your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Experience of working in an Inspection environment
  • Recognised CMM operator training - Preferred
  • Internal Auditor desirable
  • ONC/HNC level or equivalent desirable
  • Familiar with general inspection techniques and their appropriate selection
  • Familiar with AS9102 FAIR requirements
  • Ability to read and interrogate engineering drawings including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Able to manage the balance between Independence and willingness to re-assess when new data/information available.
  • Familiar with general non-conformance processes
  • Ability to interact with Suppliers and Internal Customers
  • Ability to programme, operate and interrogate CMM reports
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office packages

As a Quality Control Inspector your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Perform Goods Inwards product quality & supporting paperwork checks (CofC, Purchase Order et cetera) in accordance with business processes (CCP & PFC’s). Evaluate conformance to Engineering requirements.
  • Inspect partially and fully completed Assemblies to Engineering requirements.
  • Conduct Patrol Inspection of random stages to ensure compliance to drawing and process.
  • Raise NCRs for non-conforming product detected at the goods-in stage and support production detected non conformities when required
  • Provide ad-hoc business support against specific demand for Inspection/measurement of product where required
  • Liaise with Suppliers and Manufacturing staff to help resolve queries when required
  • Review completed supplier generated FAI’s and Grade 1 part control plans and amend MRP and Visual FAIR systems accordingly
  • Compile FAIRs for internal assembly work to provide evidence of conformity of process and product.
  • Support Supplier Quality Engineers and Quality Engineering where appropriate
  • Perform sample product audits of Ship to Stock parts
  • Support the internal Calibration programme for measurement equipment

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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