Quality Inspector - Tewkesbury

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Ref: 42 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 Oct 2023

Quality Inspector – CNC Machine Shop
Day shift Monday to Friday

The Quality Inspector will work as part of a team to provide first off, patrol and final inspection of engineered components within specified tolerances and clearly identify discrepancies utilising manual measuring tools, CMM and other electronic equipment. 

The ideal Quality Inspector will be:

  • Apprentice trained to a minimum of City and Guilds qualifications
  • Computer literate to complete Visual FAIRS (software capability)

The Quality Inspector will have experience / knowledge in:

  • Visual Inspection
  • Performing First Article Inspection
  • Competent using hand-held measuring equipment and CMM’s
  • Ability to competently read and understand manufacturing drawing requirements including geometric tolerances
  • Understand and complete manufacturing documentation
  • Non-conformance process
  • Provide calibration expertise to tooling and finished product
  • Preferably have CMM programming skills (Software – Aberlink, QCT, Mitutoyo)

This role would suit an experience Production Inspector who has worked within a machine shop environment preferably gained in the aerospace and / or nuclear sector. You will have a good eye for detail and methodical approach.

What you will receive in return:

  • Great starting salary £29,500
  • We offer fixed shift patterns 38 hours per week –
    • Day shift is Monday to Thursday 07:30 – 16:00 hours and Friday 07:00-13:00 hours
  • Approved overtime paid at 1.5 x rate
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 5% pension contribution 
  • Time off to attend medical appointments
  • Enhanced sick pay privileges from SSP
  • Long service awards
  • Employee referral bonus 

Our client

Helander still operates with family values at heart.  It has a positive, approachable, and welcoming culture.   The company have recently made significant changes through Lean manufacturing improvements, including training, new layout and purchasing of capital machinery. 

Helander are a trusted and recognised key provider of precision components and engineering solutions to the aerospace and defence, oil and gas, nuclear and commercial bronze sectors.  They have over 45 years’ experience working to the highest industry standards, controls, and compliance. 

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience and meet the criteria above please apply below.