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Build Inspector

Build Inspector

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

  • Email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Build Inspector - Inside IR35 - £26 per hour - BPSS Cleared (Or Willing to Undergo) - 12 Months (extension likely) - 37 Hours (Mon to Fri) - Stevenage - Single Stage Interview

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Build Inspector to join our client in advanced engineering on a 12 -month deal from Stevenage.


  • Carry on hardware in line and final inspections. (Visual inspection, measurement inspection, electrical testing)
  • Provide technical comment and advice to the Spacecraft Production team regarding quality control, calling upon any specialist knowledge as appropriate.
  • Support Spacecraft Production operators / technicians in deciding on the severity of an incident or any go/no-go decisions that may be needed.
  • Advise and if required support the Spacecraft Production team leader on quality matters.
  • Review Spacecraft Production work instructions for technical integrity, regarding product quality requirements and standards, whether specific or more general. If needed, reject and assist manufacturing in the correction of errors. Review drawings as needed in support of a work instruction review.
  • Verify Spacecraft Production work instructions for adequate quality coverage through Quality Verification Points. If needed reject and assist manufacturing in the correction of errors.
  • Perform patrol inspection, not limited to the inspection of documentation and hardware but including Spacecraft.

Production process application, and also the controls and disciplines of the workshop such as:

  • Cleanliness
  • Tool calibration
  • Training records
  • Request and/or carry out a process audit as and when necessary
  • AIT process 'spot checks'

Skills/Experience Required:


  • Right attitude to adapt with the essential skills and experiences in a manufacturing environment is as much valued as experience in a quality role.
  • 2 years in a manufacturing business
  • Knowledge on composite/carbon and/or electrical testing
  • Willingness to work on shift, on-call or off-site for short periods when required - also on an occasional basis


  • ESA qualification would be a plus
  • Recognised time served apprenticeship within the aerospace industry
  • Experience within the aerospace or related industries.
  • Science based or electronics GCSEs
  • Experience with CMM would be a plus
  • Experience with 3D drawings (CATIA) would be a plus
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