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Quality Inspector

  • Location: Wigston Magna
  • Salary: £13.79 - £16.93 per hour + Shift Premium per hour
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Contact: Eddy Nisevic
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 17 May 2024
  • Job Ref: 4506_1713357680

Metalis are working with a leading aerospace company, who due to growth are looking for a Quality Inspector to join their team.

Overall Purpose:

The Quality Inspector carries out inspection activities within the factory, ensuring that method specs are complied with at all times and that parts are machined in line with customer requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out first off inspections, ensuring that the part is machined to correct standard before manufacturing continues
  • Maintain OPC and sample inspection's to ensure that parts are complying to method spec
  • Complete receipt inspection where required (validation of parts returning from sub contract locations)

Skills Requirement

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A sound understanding of inspection techniques (on a variety of products) and proven engineering experience
  • Experience of inspecting to tight tolerances in a precision engineering environment
  • Experience of working in a fast paced manufacturing Company, with demanding targets
  • A solid understanding of engineering drawings and method specifications
  • A reasonable degree of computer literacy, with basic excel experience
  • An understanding or ability to use SAP would be an advantageous
  • Ability to use conventional inspection equipment
  • Ability to use CMM machines
  • Ability to work on their own initiative but also have good interpersonal and team working skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and pride in work
  • Ability to be flexible to support the ongoing needs of the business
  • Complete conventional and CMM inspection work as an independent over check for parts
  • Understand Engineering drawings for the purpose of inspection
  • Complete visual inspection of parts during the inspection process.
  • Generation of Non conformance paperwork as applicable.
  • Undertake Airflow Inspection tasks as required
  • Consistently achieving all area targets as determined by the Cell Manager
  • Adherence to all company policies and procedures, including SOX, Code of Conduct and Health and Safety.


£13.79 - Basic Hourly rate
Shift Premium for this 2 shift rotating pattern is 19%
This gives a starting rate on this 2 shift pattern of £16.41

There is opportunity, following comprehensive training for this rate to increase to £16.93 (inclusive of shift premium)


This role requires two shift working and the hours of work are as follows -

· Morning Hours
05:45 - 13:45 Monday - Thursday
05:45 - 10:45 Friday

· Afternoon Hours
13:45 - 21:45 Monday - Thursday
10:45 - 15:45 Friday

The Company can also accommodate a morning and night shift rotation where this suits a candidates requirements.

Please note whilst training for the role hours of work will be -

08:00 - 16:25 Monday - Thursday

08:00 13:20 Friday


  • 26 days floating + 7 statutory days
  • This holiday entitlement increases after 10 years to 27 days


Overtime available and paid in line with agreed rates

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £16.93 per hour


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount

If this role sounds like you, please apply today and one of our consultants will be in touch with you to discuss the role in greater detail.