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Quality Inspector (Salary up to £28K per year)

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Craig Small

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    VC06 - 2_1637574357

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

Our client is looking for a Quality Inspector with competitive salary up to £28,000 per year.

Your responsibilities will be:

Safety & Quality

  • Ensure all work is conducted in compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure all work is conducted in compliance with all Laser Risk Assessments and guidelines
  • Work within company procedures for quality (QMS) and maintain high levels of cleanliness, trace ability of parts and documentation
  • Assist and support with internal audits

Inspection, Calibration & Product Quality

  • Inspect, test, or measure materials as part of the goods inwards process to verify conformance to drawings and specifications
  • Inspect and test product and complete documentation as part of the final inspection process to verify conformance to specifications and enable On Time Delivery
  • Produce Reject Notes to enable effective return of products to suppliers and feedback on quality
  • Follow MRB procedures in managing NC product and completion of documentation
  • Conduct inspection and evaluation of RMAs (returns) and associated documentation to determine status
  • Calibrating mechanical measuring equipment and ensuring records are maintained
  • Work collaboratively with the production team and provide advice to correct errors and increase efficiency and recommend adjustments to the assembly or production process
  • Utilise inspection equipment (calipers, Verniers, micrometers, gauges etc.) to verify quality

Training & Continuous Improvement

  • Train other employees when required.
  • Undertake training relevant to role
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by recommending & implementing preventative & corrective action measures.
  • Other duties as required

Who you are:


  • Experience in Quality Inspection in a relevant manufacturing industry
  • Able to use basic test and inspection equipment (calipers, verniers, surface tables)
  • Experience in using a Quality database to update inspection data and information
  • Experience of calibration of equipment
  • Experience and understanding in working an ISO9001 Quality Management System
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to interpret manufacturing drawings / specs
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Non-smoker/Non-vaper


  • Experience in optics or fiber inspection
  • CMM experience advantageous but not required
  • Clean Room experience (ISO Class 6 or higher)
  • Knowledge and experience of root cause investigations (8D Process, 5Y & Fishbone)
  • Customer Focus
  • Product and Process Knowledge
  • Part Inspection

The Quality Inspector must be able to demonstrate the ability to comply with regulations and take responsibility for his/her own actions. It is vital that they are a team player and show flexibility in all aspects of their work.

The role requires tenacity and resilience and for someone to be results-driven in order to get their tasks completed to strict deadlines.

The Quality Inspector should be a good communicator with colleagues and be able to find solutions, make decisions and have a good understanding of the organisation. All employees are expected to strive to meet the company values of Excellence, Energy, Contribution, Integrity and Innovation

Start Date ASAP , working hours will be Monday to Friday 07:30AM - 03:30PM

Due to the site rules the successful candidate must be a non-smoker/Vaper.

If you are interested in this role please contact Vanessa at 07483 931811 or apply now


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