Component Quality Inspector

Job description

The Component Quality Inspector ensures that all products and subcomponents conform to the required quality and design standards. Responsible for identifying and raising non-conformances and any quality related areas for improvement to the operations and quality teams to ensure a prompt resolution..


  • Perform independent product verification checks to ensure parts, assemblies and finished products conform to drawings and design specifications
  • Follows general inspection guidelines to conduct visual, cosmetic, dimensional, mechanical, and functional inspections on a wide variety of components, assemblies, equipment, systems, supplies and materials
  • Follow all health & safety procedures and report accidents and near misses
  • Provide direct feedback to the areas Quality Assurance Engineer, Lead, Technical Lead and Operators after each formal inspection
  • Participate in Material Review Boards and authorise or reject proposed product dispositions (Use As-Is, Rework, Scrap and Return to Vendor)
  • Offer recommendations to resolve recurring deficiencies found during inspections
  • Where necessary conduct first article inspection of parts, assemblies, equipment and tooling
  • Maintain necessary inspection logs and write inspection reports
  • Provide training as required to address deficiencies identified during audits/inspection
  • Ensure all snags are entered into the appropriate snag workbooks for later analysis
  • To ensure seats are weighed, dimensionally verified and electrically tested
  • Participate in start of shift meetings to ensure clear understanding of planned activities and targets
  • Conduct daily product audits using the product audit checklist
  • Ensure inspection areas are always clean, tidy and FOD free
  • Report any/all unapproved rework to Quality Assurance Engineer and Assembly/Manufacturing Manager
  • Inspect kitted parts supplied to line to ensure they are fit for use
  • Liaise with Manufacturing Engineering to ensure there is a valid reason for any left-over parts after the completion of a build stage
  • Validate conformity of any surplus parts for return to stores
  • Ensure all paperwork for product is correctly controlled during build and inspection
  • Ensure all paperwork is correctly completed and scanned onto the system
  • Ensure complete handover to counterpart on next shift
  • Inspection of components

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Educated to a minimum of GCSE Level, with Grade C or above in Maths and English and/ or a recognised engineering apprenticeship
  • 1 years previous experience in a Quality role/ Quality environment
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word and functionalities within Excel
  • Working knowledge of a Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Able to demonstrate experience using calibrated inspection measurement tools such as micrometres and callipers etc
  • Ability to perform inspections using inspection instructions, documentation and standard/ required processes
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and/ or instructions
  • Capacity to think analytically and formulate decisions driven by data
  • Detailed focus
  • Capable of communicating quality and engineering issues to all levels of employees
  • Support quality decisions and challenge constructively
  • Have awareness of how to conduct First Article Inspections
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Flexibility to work additional hours and at all sites as and when required by the business
  • Previous Quality Inspection experience in a Manufacturing / Engineering environment

Further Information

Work time: Monday to Friday 6am/7am start until 2:15pm (1:15pm on Fridays). For more information regarding this role, please contact our Belfast office on 028 9032 2511 and ask to speak with Christine.

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