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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £23 - £26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Oliver Wakefield

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    20 June 2024

Build Inspector
Location: Stevenage
Contract: 12 Months (Likely to be extended)
Rate: £26 / Hour (Inside IR35)

Shift Pattern:

* 2 Shifts: 06:00 - 14:00 & 14:00 - 22:00 (Fridays: 12:00 - 20:00)
* Monday to Friday in fortnightly rotation (after initial familiarisation period)

Role Overview:

We are seeking a skilled Build Inspector to join our client's team in Stevenage on a 12-month contract, with a strong possibility of extension. The role involves assisting Spacecraft Production operators and team leaders in managing non-conformance's, raising Occurrence Reports (ORs), verifying technician training, and having the authority to halt production as needed to ensure quality standards.


* Conduct hardware inspections including visual, measurement, and electrical testing.
* Provide technical advice on quality control to the Spacecraft Production team.
* Support operators/technicians in assessing incident severity and making go/no-go decisions.
* Advise and support team leaders on quality matters.
* Review and ensure technical integrity of work instructions and assist in correcting errors.
* Verify quality coverage through Quality Verification Points.
* Perform patrol inspections, including documentation, hardware, and process application checks.
* Maintain workshop standards such as cleanliness and tool calibration.
* Conduct process audits and AIT process spot checks as necessary.

Essential Skills and Experience:

* 2+ years in manufacturing.
* Knowledge of composite/carbon and/or electrical testing.
* Strong attention to detail and reporting skills.
* Proficient with digital tools.
* Adaptable, proactive, and committed to continuous learning.
* Good communication and interpersonal skills.
* Willing to travel and work shifts as needed.

Desirable Qualifications:

* ESA qualification.
* Aerospace apprenticeship.
* 3+ years in aerospace or related industries.
* Science-based or electronics GCSEs.
* Experience with CMM and 3D drawings (Catia).

They are looking to host interviews in the coming days so if you are interested, please apply now!

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