Quality Inspector 2368963

Job Ref: 54590
Sector: Engineering
Date Added: 05 October 2017
  • Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Rosy Hill
  • 02392 708533

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An international Defence and Aerospace company is looking for a new Quality Inspector to join its team on a 6-month contract basis in Portsmouth.

The successful candidate will work within the AIT department, reporting to the Head of AIT Quality Assurance.

You will ensure conformity of AIT operations within the Cleanroom in accordance with Plans, Processes and Procedures for the Satellites and Ground Support Equipment, to approved quality standards. You will be responsible and accountable for the correct "as built as design" and be responsible for the environmental and H&S control of AIT activities in accordance with appropriate standards.


· Promote quality first mind-set through AIT Operations aimed at prevention of non-quality in the cleanroom. · Monitor and drive world class workmanship standards and clean room practices / processes. · Perform design and integrity verification inspections on Flight Hardware and Test set-up in accordance with the companys inspection criteria to ensure that the build complies with established design and quality rules. · Participate in the improvement & update of the Visual Inspection Criteria Database. · Identify and record non-conformities and investigate with Operations Team Leader, QA and Lead Engineer / Process Owner. · Root cause analysis of non-quality events with AIT QA to prevent further occurrence. · Perform internal audits on cleanroom activities as directed by AIT Quality Assurance group.· Complete QVP verifications as directed by AIT Quality Assurance group. · Assist AIT QA in KIP activities throughout Payload assembly and test lifecycle as defined by AIT schedule. · Support specific operational tasks such as critical move, Ready for Test process activities and flight packing.· Promote Health and Safety and 5S culture in cleanroom. Monitor operators & visitors in line with policy. · Ensure work environment in cleanroom is compliant with Health & Safety policy and any risks are mitigated. · Perform documentation checks, paperwork completion and approval of reworks as required.· Control and maintenance of quarantined Equipment, accountability box and payload protection material.· Review and verify the certification of AIT staff participating in the various process activities, through the skills matrix and certification procedures.


· Previous experience of inspection activities (Quality Inspector background) or Assembly operations in Space / Aerospace industry. · Understanding of Space/Aerospace Quality Assurance Requirements.· Fully Indentured Apprenticeship in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing. · Minimum BTEC ONC or equivalent qualification in Manufacturing or Engineering discipline.· Experience as Quality Inspector · Understanding & knowledge of Space/Aerospace Quality Assurance Requirements.· Good team player and have excellent interpersonal skills. · Self-motivated with ability to prioritise their time to meet quality and schedule commitments. · Ability to accomplish verification activities and uphold appropriate quality standards.· Computer literacy to provide data, reports, or statistics, generally using Microsoft Office templates. · Willingness to work on shift or off-site when required.· Flexibility to travel, on occasion, within the UK and abroad if necessary.


· Role is predominantly based within the AIT Cleanroom, Portsmouth working on and around the Communications Module as it is built and tested. · The role will involve working at height, within tight spaces and with chemicals.

Please note: Successful candidates must be willing to undergo UK Security Clearance checks.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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