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Quality Inspector

Job Title: Quality Inspector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary: £27458 per annum + Overtime, Pension, Life Insurance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH9099_1507123236
Contact Name: Gary Gittings
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2017 14:20

Job Description


Quality Inspector


  • Are you an experienced Quality Inspector looking to join a small team in support of the wider Manufacturing group?


  • Are you a hardworking, reliable, and self starting team player who has experience of working in a precision manufacturing company?


  • You will be comfortable working under pressure and be capable of flexing priorities to match the needs of the day.


Key duties and responsibilities

  • Join the 2pm to 10pm shift after an initial training period on day shift
  • Sample approval of new components including identification of appropriate gauging methods for dimensional and geometric tolerances
  • Undertake daily inspection tasks in the factory, identify and report non-conformance issues and assist in problem resolution
  • Control and investigation of non-conforming materials.
  • To maintain a visible presence in the factory and uphold quality standards at all times
  • To join a small QC team and support each other by flexing tasks, shifts and working hours to meet departmental commitments
  • Be able to communicate findings effectively and clearly to the key stakeholders within the Manufacturing team.
  • Document inspection findings accurately and complete inspection reports as required.

Required Experience

  • Time served with min 5 years working within a precision manufacturing environment alongside CNC machinists.
  • Experienced in the use of conventional measuring equipment and able to decide which measurement method is appropriate to match the tolerance requirements
  • Experienced in the use of CMM, Faro gauge equipment
  • Able to assist Production Engineers in sample approval and capability studies for new process introduction.
  • Able to read and interpret engineering drawings including geometric tolerances to BS8888.

Preferred Experience - but not essential

  • Experience within OEM Automotive or Aerospace manufacturing.
  • Experience in tubular products and thread measurement in particular.
  • Experience of raw and machined forgings and castings
  • Experience in use of FARO arm measurement.
  • Capable of CMM programming using Virtual DMIS and/or Aberlink

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