Quality Inspector

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1440935

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Quality Inspector based in Greyabbey.

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Greyabbey has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Inspector

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 38 hours per week.
  • Greyabbey, County Down BT22 2QE
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • On site bonus scheme
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth and generous learning budget
  • Gym membership and other employee discounts
  • Employee advantages scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Occupational Health and ergonomics focussed
  • Extended paid Holiday Entitlement
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assessment of product conformance through the use of manual inspection equipment. This includes but may not be limited to micrometres, verniers, Go/No-Go gauges and ultrasonic testers.
  • Visual examination of product to ensure that it conforms to customers’ surface finish requirements and machining standards.
  • Use of CMM measurement equipment in accordance with the relevant CMM set-up sheets.
  • Raising Non-Conformance Reports that succinctly and accurately describe the location and nature of non-conformances and, where possible, suggest any likely root-causes of the defect.
  • Raising Rework Sheets to clearly identify any rework requirements and verify that the rework has been performed to a satisfactory standard.
  • Calibration of inspection equipment and updating of the calibration register.
  • Participation in problem solving teams such as 8D/A3 to improve quality levels and reduce scrap and rework.
  • Supporting the Chief Inspection and Quality Manager through regular feedback on quality issues.
  • Adherence to all company Quality policies and procedures at all times.
  • Adherence to all company Health & Safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably expected by the Chief Inspector.

Position Requirements


  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent.


  • Experience working within a manufacturing environment.

Key Competencies:

  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings.
  • Use of inspection equipment in an accurate and repeatable fashion.
  • Explaining quality issues accurately and succinctly both orally and in writing.

Other Skills/ Abilities/ Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Good practical co-ordination skills.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English
  • Act with integrity at all time to ensure that product quality or the company’s reputation is not compromised.
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplined team.
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