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Senior Inspector

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • Salary:

    £16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Tucker

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    +44 (0)161 871 8811

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Senior Inspector

Salary: £16 an hour

4 day working week (Mon-Thur)

Based: Newcastle


My client is looking to bring a new member to the team as a Senior Inspector, they are a well established company working in the Metals industry and is looking for an enthusiastic engineer with good quality skills and CMM knowledge.

Position Summary:

The inspection of all finished parts using equipment such as Verniers, micrometers, PI tapes and CMM or FARO. In addition Patrol Inspection of processes and product quality.   Produce reports as required. 

Duties and Responsibilities

- Inspection of goods in, goods out, sub contract work and all purchased parts. Ensuring compliance to requirements before release.
- In process (by means of sample/random) and finished goods inspection.
- Logging/clocking direct activities onto the ERP system
- Communication of quality failures to relevant department and managers.
- Undertake First Article Inspection Reports activities in accordance with internal processes.
- Management of Calibration System.
- To support the supply chain to both internal and external customers.
- Signing first and last inspection reports.
- Reporting of non-conforming parts and ensuring containment is completed.
- To ensure zero defects reach end user.
- To advise operators on good inspection practice and to conduct training metrology techniques as required.
- To liaise with Engineering Dept as required
- To supervise inspection activity and assist as required.
- To assist the Quality Manager to ensure that Internal and Supplier non-conformance 8D reports are completed to acceptable and agreed levels and implemented effectively.
- To actively promote and encourage a culture of continuous improvement.

- Knowledge and experience of Polyworks reporting
- Measurement Systems Analysis/Gauge R&R
- Creation of SOPs, Instructions, Procedures
- Ability to write CMM programmes
- Experience of using portable arms and scanner.
- Ability to use Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, Outlook.
- Statistical Process Control experience

- Knowledge of AS9100D or ISO9001:2015 requirements
- Knowledge of 8D non-conformance handling techniques and use of quality tools (such as Pareto, 5Why and Fishbone)