Manufacturing Inspector

04th December 2019

Company: Manufacturing Inspector

Reports to: SHEQ Manager

Department: SHEQ

Location: 30 Roman Ridge Road, Sheffield, S9 1GA

Job summary

To control and verify the quality of products by helping to identify the sources of defects, improve productivity, reduce defect rates, and reduce re-work and waste.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage in product inspection and quality improvement activities.
  • Development of inspection processes.
  • Perform audit and inspection of sub-contract manufactured items.
  • Quality control, inspection, test and verification of components and assemblies.
  • Provide Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) support to the manufacturing department.
  • Monitor system, process and product performance and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Use of inspection and test equipment;
    • physical inspection
    • visual inspection methods
    • non-destructive techniques
  • Liaise with production departments to ensure consistent product quality.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and suppliers regarding quality related matters.
  • Maintenance of quality data for the company and defect analysis.
  • Conducting quality investigations and audits.
  • Review and update of quality procedures/instructions and Quality Control plans.
  • Produce and complete first article, in-process and final inspection reports.
  • Ensure that responsibilities with regard to the company’s Environment, Health, Safety and Quality Standards are met and understood.

Key Skills/Experience


  • Good understanding of ISO 9001
  • Previous experience of working in a Mechanical/Inspection environment
  • Knowledge of quality control, assurance principles, quality improvement tools, metrology and inspection techniques
  • Sound understanding of engineering drawings and geometrical tolerancing
  • Fully conversant in Microsoft Office Applications


  • ONC/HNC or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • MPI & UT qualifications/experience would be advantageous
  • Welding experience and associated testing/inspection requirements
  • Evidence of working with material handling projects
  • Experience of working on projects for the Nuclear Industry and MOD


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Westfield Health cash plan
  • Flexitime

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to