Assembly Inspector

Assembly Inspector

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Gloucester GL2 9QH, UK
  • £35787 - £37839 per annum + Shift Allowance On Top UK / Year

Must have a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship, NVQ level 3. Starting salary of £35,787 rising to £37,839 upon successful completion of company training Plan + Shift allowances and overtime opportunities.

We are the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems and is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations.
We design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear used on commercial aircraft including Airbus and Boeing, and UK military aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon.
Gloucester is home to the UK division and has been a leader of cutting edge of landing gear technology for over 90 years, since the innovative designs of Sir George Dowty. YOU can be a part of our legacy…

What will I be doing?
* Working collaboratively with the rest of the team to effectively support production schedules
whilst maintaining quality of our product.
* To be able to inspect the key products within the shop
* To act as a key interface with other internal and external disciplines
* To evaluate and sentence non-conformities within QIS.
* To sentence QIS at level two and send to level three
* To be actively involved in improvement activities including analysis and reduction in repeat
non conformances/HSE deviations
* To take an instrumental role in developing continual quality improvement throughout
production products
* To be able to support production during shifts (Day shift, Bridging shift, Nightshift and
weekend shifts)
* Hold and maintain approvals necessary to authorise the release of complete units (i.e. EASA Form 1 release signatory)

What we will give you?
* 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave
* Profit sharing annual bonus
* Our Shares scheme
* Pension scheme (up to 8% match)
* Onsite subsidised canteen, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities
* Free onsite parking
* Our dedicated Benefits Portal, with a number of schemes including life assurance, cycle to work, technology & retail savings, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, and more!
* Global and local career progression opportunities and sponsorship of training courses
* STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all
* Social events throughout the year, sports and social clubs

Why us?
We was ranked globally as the world’s third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.
Our employees are at the heart of our success and we work together towards Four People Fundamentals that underpin life:
* We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
* We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
* We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
* We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

Job Requirements

What do you need from me?
Experience required:
* Will hold, or have the experience to hold an M-DG Stamp
* Will be able to actively develop the manufacturing process and quality standard to a right first time culture
* Will have an established record of being able to work to tight deadlines and quickly establish credibility with internal and external customers and suppliers.
* Will have an established record of being able to work to tight deadlines and quickly establish credibility with internal and external customers and suppliers

Technical skills:
* Product knowledge and expertise (i.e. Folio/QIS/PDM/CHEOPS/OSR/MES)
* Knowledge of Quality system to a sufficient level to enable holding of Inspection stamp and signatory status
* Knowledge of problem solving techniques

Behavioural Competencies:
* Self-motivated, tenacious and will take responsibility for making their own decision with the business
* Personal drive
* Analytical thinking
* Performance improvement
* Adaptability
* Flexibility
* Excellent team player with the ability to coach and develop others in technical and quality
* Working with the minimum of supervision
* An experienced and effective communicator

Shift work will be required on a 4-shift, 4 week rotation.
This will include :
* Dayshift
* Nightshift – Premium payment – 38.5% of salary
* Bridging shift – Premium payment – 39.75% of salary
* Weekend shift – Premium payment – 59.02% of salary
* You may also be required to work a 5th shift – Premium Payment – 48.7% of salary

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