Quality Inspector

Job Title – Quality Inspector

Job Type – Full Time (6 month fixed)

Location – Basildon

Salary – Competitive Hourly Rate

The Opportunity

Our client is looking for a candidate to join their experienced Quality Inspector during a period of increased volume; the successful candidate will have existing Quality Inspection experience in engineering. Knowledge of motorsport or aerospace is preferential. CMM experience is preferrable; whilst working in an environment of first off’s, batch and final inspection desirable.

Demonstrating meticulous attention to detail and good productivity with a commitment to ‘getting things done’ is very important.

Role Outline:

  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that they meet production standards
  • Inspect, test or measure materials or products being produced
  • Measure products with handheld measuring devices such as rulers, callipers, gauges and micrometres
  • Use electronic inspection equipment – CMM.
  • Laser marking identification on all products.
  • Accept or reject finished items.
  • Remove all products and materials that fail to meet specifications.
  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products.
  • Report inspection and test data
  • Raising concerns and making suggestions for improvement where appropriate.
  • Promoting a safe working environment in accordance with health & safety standards, requirements, and procedures

Prior Experience:

  • Experience in automotive or aerospace environments desirable
  • Previous experience in a quality inspection role essential, anticipate 3 years
  • Knowledge of inspecting machined parts essential – experience with large castings (engine, block, head and sump)
  • Experience and knowledge of engine parts desirable
  • Strong understanding of quality control standards and testing techniques
  • Experience with electronic inspection equipment essential
  • Attention to details with a well organised, methodical approach to work
  • Recognising that tasks need completing correctly, accurately, and regularly.
  • Maths – basic knowledge of maths and computer skills required for measuring, calibrating and calculating specifications
  • Mechanical – ability to use specialised tools and machinery when testing products.
  • Technical – Understand blueprints, technical documents, manuals and ensuring that products and parts meet quality standards.
  • Manual handling – ability to handle correctly and lift to a safe lifting weight
  • An interest in motorsport is helpful
  • Enthusiastic with a genuine desire to understand and improve the business
  • Ability to operate under pressure, demonstrating resilience and a calm approach
  • Confident in answering information requests
  • High Level of diligence
  • A valid driver’s licence may be required.

Key Skills:

Qualities and Behaviours:

  • A self-starter who demonstrates self-initiative, a positive ‘can do’ attitude and is motivated to improve and problem solve whilst working hard as part of a team.

Hours of work & Benefits

40-hour, full-time week, working 8 hours a day Monday – Friday, flexible across the hours of 7.30am to 5.15pm with a 45-minute lunch break.

Job Information

Job Reference: Cw161123_1700128868
Salary: Negotiable
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Manufacturing and Production
Job Locations: Basildon, Essex
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: Quality Inspection, Quality Inspector, Quality Engineer, CMM, ISO 9001, First off inspection

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