First Article Inspector/Supply Chain

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jackie O'Sullivan

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Job Purpose:

The role is responsible and accountable for providing an effective First Article Inspection process in accordance with AS9102 Standard and ensuring best practice techniques are adopted at all times. The role will involve working with our supply base both locally and at their premises to complete FAI and to educate the suppliers staff to produce future FAI reports in line with regulatory requirements and the companies UK standards. Depending upon the capability of the post holder, there is the scope for this post to develop to take on additional responsibilities within the Supplier Quality department.

Main Responsibilities:

Support development of FAI programme between the business and the approved suppliers

Ensure all Last/First Article Inspection requirements from supply base are adhered to and appropriate action is taken to resolve any subsequent issues

Manage the day to day FAI issues, eradicating problems efficiently to minimise impact on our client's business

Development of links with suppliers to maximise supply chain efficiencies

Proactively support Supply Chain continuous improvement activities

Experience of at least 3 years within an aerospace organisation as a FAI Inspector essential as is experience with Supply Chain.