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Quality Inspector

  • Location

    Tewkesbury

  • Sector:

    Aviation

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary, Private healthcare & Pension Scheme

  • Contact:

    Jade Whitmore

  • Contact email:

    jade.whitmore@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446195

  • Salary high:

    30000

  • Salary low:

    29000

  • Job ref:

    51233

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-02

  • Consultant:

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An exciting role has become available for a Quality Inspector to join the Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, UK facility of a leading provider of military and civilian aircraft components

You will be an integral part of the Quality department promoting the highest standards of quality.


Working for a low volume, high value manufacturer of cutting-edge components the Inspection team is responsible for ensuring supplied and processed parts meet all quality standards.

Your daily duties and responsibilities as Quality Inspector will consist of

  • Inspection of supply chain products and processes
  • First article inspection
  • Assist with engineering investifations 
  • Corrective action determination
  • Provide training to employees relative to interpretation of engineering drawings, work instructions, inspection techniques and application of gauging
  • Deal extensively with suppliers and customers and as such will be able to communicate well at all levels
  • Encourage an environment of continuous improvement to attain elevated Quality attitudes and superior standards of workmanship

To be successful in your application as a Quality Inspector you must have the following:

  • Inspection knowledge and use of a wide variety of gauges and sophisticated measuring equipment (CMM, Roundness machine, Surface Analyser, etc.)
  • Broad training and knowledge of Heat Treatment and Wet Processes
  • Analytic and methodical approach to problem solving with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and processes and procedures
  • Have experience of using Microscope for the inspection/detection of burrs 
  • Have experience of working with Quality Systems and a sound knowledge of ISO9000 & Inspection sampling plans
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to describe complex problems in a concise manner
  • CMM operating and programming experience
  • NVQ-3, BTEC National Certificate achieved within an indentured apprenticeship, or equivalent 
  • Knowledge and experience with machined parts finishing processes and workmanship standards



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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