Quality Technician/Mechanical Inspector

  • Location

    Washington, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £24.00 per hour + Ltd / Umbrella Company

  • Contact:

    Phil Evans

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

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Morson are currently looking to recruit an experienced Quality Inspector for our defence client. This will be a 6 month contract minimum and may require shift working. Paying £24.00 plus shift uplifts.

The role will be to support the Quality Assurance Engineer, ensuring that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system and that product quality meets or exceeds the customer requirements.

Responsibilities include but are not solely limited to:

To maintain a measurement, inspection and calibration system.
To measure a range of products using 1st principle measurement techniques.
To programme and use Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs) using PCDMIS software.
To generate product inspection reports and carry out process capability studies.
To calibrate a range of measurement, inspection and test equipment.
To report quality issues to the relevant Quality Assurance Engineer or Manager. Cost
To attend operations and continuous improvement meetings as the Quality representative.
To fully engage in continuous improvement activities to enhance the quality system such as Kaizen, 5S and other lean manufacturing techniques.


Support the day to day manufacture of products and the delivery of the Manufacturing Schedule.
Identify opportunities to improve process output through reduction in waste and process optimisation.
Supporting with site audits.
Preparing quality data reports.

Candidates must be time served or equivalent in a manufacturing industry.
A working knowledge of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs).
Computer literacy (database, spreadsheet, word processing).
An understanding of process capability studies and competent report writing skills.
A basic understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC).
The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.