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Senior/Lead Inspector

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Aerospace

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Attractive + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Peter Heap

  • Contact email:

    peter.heap@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446102

  • Job ref:

    52567

Senior/Lead Inspector  – Aerospace and Defence

Permanent - Milton Keynes Area – Attractive

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior/Lead Inspector to join an Aerospace and Defence Research Organisation within the Milton Keynes area. The successful Senior/Lead Inspector will be completing inspection work using the Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMM) and Scanners. The Senior/Lead Inspector responsibilities include component, sub-assembly and assembly inspections to defined tolerances, reporting results and briefing Customers regarding the inspection results.

Duties for the Senior/Lead Inspector

  • Responsible for carrying out the inspection of models, assemblies and components.
  • Following specifications given in the route cards, service requests or instructions.
  • Conduct Optical Tracking inspections, snapping scans to models and reporting.
  • Assist with the scheduling of inspection work to meet agreed project resource plans.
  • Communication of schedules to the Manufacturing Centre (MMC) Team.
  • Raise Concession Reports for submission and approval to Customers.
  • Monitor the progress and conduct training, as appropriate, of newly inducted or trainees.
  • Lead the technical development of the inspection capability.
  • Technical development of the inspection aspects of customer proposals.
  • Actively seek opportunities for Continuous Improvement of inspection procedures.
  • Maintain an inspection log.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Required for the Senior/Lead Inspector

  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering or similar qualification.
  • experience using handheld metrology instruments, precision CMM and Scanning Systems.
  • Technical experience with optical tracking and 3D Scanner software and methodology.
  • Experience in programming CMM using PCDMIS software.
  • Able to analyse CAD, manipulate datum’s and alignments for part inspection.
  • Able to produce and analyse inspection results of model assemblies.
  • Determine any errors and recommend viable solutions to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications such as Word and Excel.
  • Plan/schedule project inspections and create reports using templates.
  • A team player, confident and capable of mentoring and coaching less experienced staff.
  • Flexible and positive attitude, willing to go the extra mile to ensure that projects are met.
  • Attention to detail of quality of work produced and adherence to project schedules.
  • Drive and commitment to improve own skills and be receptive to new ideas.
  • Can-do attitude to overcoming technical problems as soon as they arise.

This is an opportunity for the right person to become part of a successful and professional team operating in a world-class facility. In return, we offer a competitive salary and a benefits package and the opportunity for further development and progression within the business for the right candidate.

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Senior/Lead Inspector, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV’s to peter.heap@jonlee.co.uk

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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