Senior Product Inspection Engineer

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Full Time
Functional Expertise
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GBP £45,000.00
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Job Description

Do you have previous experience in the field of dimensional metrology or precision engineering?


Do you have experience of using manual and digital microscopes?


Senior Product Inspection Engineer

Location – Gillingham, Kent

Salary – Highly Competitive DOE



We have a fantastic opportunity in Gillingham for a Senior Product Inspection Engineer to work for one of our clients.

In this role you will be working Monday – Thursday 8am-4.30pm with 30 minute lunch break. Fridays 8am-1pm with no break.


Our client is a leading global manufacturer with an exceptional reputation, specialising in advanced technologies.



  • Carry out dimensional and surface inspection according to design specifications, using microscopes, hand gauges, contact and optical measurement systems.
  • Produce detailed inspection reports and communicate technical information effectively with key stakeholders.
  • Be accountable for inspection method and measurement process development, work with product engineering and validation team to define detailed requirements.
  • Responsible for the development and validation of measurement processes and procedures.
  • Ensure EH&S and Quality Management System conformance (IATF 16949).
  • Support department targets, budget, performance metrics and quality Standards


Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in the field of dimensional metrology or precision engineering is essential for this role.
  • Must hold a degree in appropriate engineering discipline or apprenticeship + 5 years’ experience
  • Solid fundamental knowledge of dimensional metrology is a stringent requirement.
  • Must have an understanding of applied knowledge of measurement best practices.
  • Previous experience using manual and digital microscopes is a requirement.
  • Experience using contact and optical 3D metrology equipment (such as Zygo and Taylor Hobson surface measurement instruments).
  • Good understanding of 5S and workplace organisation.
  • Ideally, have knowledge of traceability, measurement uncertainty, gauge R&R, Measurement System Analysis (MSA).
  • Experience of writing measurement programmes (CMMs and Taylor Hobson - Talyrond) would be useful, but not essential.
  • Practical experience of metrology software, preferably Polyworks would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of dimensional metrology standards and surface finish standards would be very useful.
  • Programming skills using Matlab and VBA would be useful, but not essential.



  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Long service holiday (if applicable)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Dental plan
  • Onsite parking
  • Staff discount with selected retails + wellbeing platforms
  • Discounted gym membership at Roko
  • On-site Gym (£10 per Month)
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Friendly working environment
  • Relocation package of up to £6,000 (Subject to Criteria)


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


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