Senior Quality Inspector/ Lead Quality Inspector

Senior Quality Inspector/ Lead Quality Inspector

Job Title: Senior Quality Inspector/ Lead Quality Inspector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch, Dorset
Salary: £28000 - £34623 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895070_1549545097
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2019 13:11

Job Description

Working within the aerospace sector, my client is an established manufacturer of specialist precision composite parts, metallic components and structures. Due to increased demand for their products, the business is undergoing a period of expansion, and as such is seeking a Senior Quality Inspector/ Lead Quality Inspector to join the Christchurch based team. Where no two days are the same, this opportunity offers you the chance to be involved with a wide variety of parts and products entering the civil and military aerospace domains.

As part of a dynamic, integrated team, you will be working to manufacturing / engineering drawings, instructions, specifications & standards, and be responsible for inspecting across a number of functions, including production control, engineering, and manufacturing.

As a Senior Quality Inspector/ Lead Quality Inspector, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Validating part conformance to customer, external accreditation bodies and internal requirements
*Maintaining ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality System requirements
*Review and approve work instructions/operation sheets, assist in RCCA actions, prepare, review and submit FAIR's to AS9102 requirements
*Generate, review,complete and maintain test records, inspection reports and documentation, raising non-conformance reports and corrective documentation as required
*Develop relationships with customers and vendors to be a technical point of contact, resolve issues and concerns
*Interpret customer specifications and procedures, inspecting parts/products to drawing and component definitions and specifications
*Release conforming product in accordance with customer requirements (Certificate of Conformance).
*Assist in determining root cause and implement corrective action for customer complaints and product defects.
*Generate CMM and Faro arm program
*Lead and manage an inspection team, and interface with management and shop-floor personnel
*Participate in internal quality audits
*Use of appropriate quality tools - Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and Continuous Improvement.
*Keep up to date with all relevant industry legislations, standards and requirements
*Participate in continuous improvement processes and initiatives

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Proven experience in an Aerospace environment (or a relevant, high integrity engineering setting)
*Degree in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related discipline, Time-served engineer with a recognised apprenticeship or equivalent qualifications
*A proven track record in Quality Inspection activities, working to and maintaining ISO 9001 and AS9100 standards
*Expertise in Route Cause and Corrective Actions (RCCA) and FAIR activities
*The ability to inspect, use and program CMM (Mitutoyo (Cosmo) / Faro Arm) metrology equipment is mandatory, ideally being able to train others in the use of the equipment
*Proficient in using a variety of manual inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, height gages, indicators
*The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
*Knowledge of Sheet Metal, Composites, Mechanical Assemblies and Manufacturing methods.
*Self-motivated, able lead a team, and be able to work with limited supervision as part of an integrated high performing quality function
*Ability to work well under deadlines and pressure in a dynamic environment.
*Excellent verbal and written capabilities, with an attention to detail
*Proficient IT skills including MS-Office (primarily, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
*ITAR Compliant.

Senior Quality Inspector/ Lead Quality Inspector
Location- Christchurch, Dorset
Salary- £30-34k DOE, + benefits

Key Words: Quality, Inspection Manager, QMS, Quality Management, Quality Control, NCR, Non-Conformance, FAIR, First Article, RCCA, Route Cause, ISO9001, AS9100, CMM, Mitutoyo, Cosmo, Faro, Continuous Improvement, , Manufacture, Metallics, Composites, Aerospace

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.