Quality Inspector

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Manufacturing, Production, and Warehouse
Functional Expertise
Quality Assurance / Management
Salary Type
Job ID

Job Description

Quality Inspector

Location – Sittingbourne, Kent

Salary – £26,000 - £29,000 per annum depending on experience 

Hours – Monday to Fridays

Benefits – Company events, pension, onsite parking, early finish on Fridays & 185 hours of annual leave per year

Do you have a good understanding of ISO9001:2105 QMS requirements?

Do you have experience in welding inspection protocols?


We have an opportunity in Sittingbourne for a Quality Inspector to work for one of our clients. In this role you will be working full time, Monday to Friday, for a well-established and respected company who deliver high quality products for their specialist client base.


Responsibilities for the role of Quality Inspector

  • Conduct inspections on engineering drawings, utilising gauges and relevant inspection equipment for dimensional and visual assessments. 
  • Conduct material inspections as part of the quality control process. 
  • Oversee the inspection of all received parts from suppliers, employing both manual and digital measuring devices. 
  • Take charge of identifying and investigating non-conforming parts, initiating the quarantine of items, generating non-conformance reports, and collaborating with suppliers for corrective actions.
  • Execute and validate First Article Inspection (FAI) data per AS9102 requirements. 
  • Facilitate product release and acceptance within the company's ERP system. 
  • Engage in document reviews, analysis, inspection, and archiving in compliance with EPS requirements before the release of finished goods.
  • Participate in forecasting and planning activities based on business requirements. 
  • Play an active role in enhancing the company's Quality Management System (QMS) through continuous improvement 


Skills and Experience:

  • Good understanding of ISO9001:2015 QMS requirements and customer focus. 
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written, with good interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy, proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritise and resolve competing priorities and workloads.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret engineering drawings and tolerances.
  • Experience using a range of measuring instruments.
  • Basic knowledge of welding inspection.
  • Able to adapt to the ever-changing technology and willingness to learn new skills. 
  • Hands-on approach to problem-solving and attention to detail.
  • Excellent team working skills.
  • Previous experience working in in a Quality role would be beneficial.
  • Understanding of AS9102 (FAI) would be beneficial.
  • Able to generate CMM Arm programs would be beneficial. 

To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.


Our client is a well-established manufacturing and engineering provider which delivers a high standard product to all its client base, in both the UK and overseas.


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