Chief Inspector

Chief Inspector

CMM Chief Inspector – Huntingdon Area Salary Competitive Depending on experience

Our Client based in the Huntingdon area are currently looking to recruit a Chief Inspector / CMM Inspector.

Job Purpose:

To ensure high quality standards are maintained while supporting and managing a team of 3 inspectors. Set tasks and priorities to guarantee through put is achieved. Communicate at all levels and be customer facing on technical issues. Be self-motivated and professional in approach with a can-do attitude.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Purpose
    • Fully conversant with PcDmis 2018 software and able to program and inspect complex components
    • Understand the requirements of production, assign staff /resources to achieve the customer delivery promises
    • Using customer drawings and ‘statements of work’, be able to create inspection plans and instructions
    • Taking ownership of commitments and effectively flow the requirements down to the inspection team
    • Manage in process inspection including timely first off and final inspections
    • Understand manual inspection techniques and where required be hands on
    • Have a good understanding of the CMM inspection process, be able to talk through set ups and inspection techniques with customer and inspection team
    • Good understanding of AS9102 F.A.I.R. activities
    • Train /develop both new and existing staff and monitor to confirm progress
    • Release signatory for quality sign off
    • Knowledge of compliance to ISO9001 and AS9100 quality standards
    • Report inspection KPI’s
    • Continuous development of departmental operations
    • Lead external Quality audits/visits
  • Key Responsibilities
    • Lead the preparation and completion of quality documentation
    • Responsible for inspecting incoming and outgoing product /materials
    • Creating robust inspection strategies
    • Producing clear and accurate instructions for inspectors
    • Supporting inspection requirements including creating design guidelines
    • Managing all documentation in the department
    • Ensure that quality is maintained to specific requirements
    • To ensure all inspection equipment is maintained in accordance with requirements
  • Company Support
    • Support shop floor staff as required to ensure manufacture in compliance with design intent, and by the most efficient methods
    • Fully comply with Company Policies including Health and Safety at all times


· Essential skills

· Advantageous skills

o PcDmis 2018 experience

o Supplier-facing experience

o Ability to create inspection plans and instructions

o Aerospace and defence experience

o Ability to read and understand technical drawings

o Hands-on composite experience

o Process improvement skills

o Programme management experience


This Job Description describes the main job duties, responsibilities and activities in place at the time when it was issued. It is not an exhaustive list and you may be required to undertake additional/alternative duties within the scope of this job description and where your skills and/or experience allow. Where additional duties require retraining or training then it will be provided where appropriate.



Job Reference: EM190_1558090965

Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Health Care

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

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