Quality Control Inspector (Mechanical)

Ref No. EMP451773
Salary £15.80/annum
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Applicants Required


Our leading defence client seeks a Quality Control Inspector for their Govan Shipyard for the verification of cross trade inspections and acceptance activities, as well as supporting the implementation of process and procedures.


Experienced Quality Control Inspection background in the mechanical engineering field.

The Job

Quality Control Inspector (Mechanical) - 6 Month Contract - Govan (Glasgow) - £15.80ph PAYE (other payment methods available)

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This role requires you to undertake a BPSS + Criminal Record Check.

Job Overview

  • Responsible for verification of cross trade inspections and acceptance activities across Programmes ensuring specifications and standards are applied.
  • To support the implementation of Zero Defect Culture/Right First Time across the Naval Ships.
  • Develop and maintain processes and procedures applicable to Quality Control role.
  • Providing professional support, advice and guidance for all Quality aspects throughout the Programme including improvement initiatives.

Core Duties

  • To conduct all inspection activities in line with Programme's inspection and test plan with applicable standards and specifications. (Multi Trade)
  • Ensure all test activities are completed and compliant in line with relevant test forms as owned by the Quality Control Team.
  • Compile and issue all relevant reports in a timely manner and maintain accurate records in the sited format.
  • Maintain all relevant completions management toolsets (tables, CME etc.)
  • Ensure personal core skill sets meet requirements for assurance activities under taken. (see SHE passport and Quality Skills matrix requirements)
  • Pro-active knowledge and skill transfer within teams. (Quality Control and wider customer/supplier)
  • Implementation of Quality Tools and Techniques across Programme through continuous improvement.
  • Support Quality Investigation/internal audit / process confirmation within the Naval Ships Programmes.
  • Liaison with third party auditors such as Lloyds Register and customer.
  • Support the Zero Defect Culture/Right First time across Naval Ships and into Supply Chain.
  • Strong team working and positive professional conduct at all times.
  • Demonstrate and inspire core business behaviours at all times.

The Individual

  • Accurate interpretation of standards, specifications and processes as per Programme requirements.
  • Understanding of product key characteristics and deliverables.
  • Core trade qualification/time served.
  • Knowledge of Quality tools and techniques.
  • Understand Quality Function structure and various interaction responsibilities. (QA, BI,SA)
  • Experience of Shipbuilding (desirable)
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the build process.
  • Fully understand company vision, strategic aims & objectives.
  • Understand responsible document management (RDM) and adhere to rules.
  • Understand cross functional relationships and required interactions.
  • Accurately collate data and present in the standardised format. (as sited)
  • Evaluation of data using multiple sources of information
  • Problem solving skills to produce innovative solutions
  • Support interrogation of data offering council where required
  • Communication, diplomacy and facilitation skills
  • Maintain expertise, trust and credibility as a Quality professional
  • Strong team working and positive professional conduct
  • Demonstrate and inspire core business behaviours at all times.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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