Inspection Team Leader

Orion Electrotech
Leamington Spa
£35000 - £40000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Inspector Team Leader

My client is looking for a Quality Inspector to join their face paced Quality department who work over 3 shifts providing a 24-hour service to the Manufacturing Operations team. Your role of Inspection Team Leader will be responsible for continually improving the company's quality and standards.

Through a combination of solving inspection problems, avoiding inspection problems and strong leadership skills you will take this already high performing inspection team to the next level.

Quality Inspector Accountability / Key Responsibilities
Key skills and challenges include:
* Metrology / materials background in a precision machining environment are essential skills
* Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerances and related inspection practices
* Must have strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with other functional areas as follows:
* Operations, Design Engineering, Purchasing and Inventory Control, Scheduling, and Shipping/Receiving
* Knowledge of methodologies such as Six Sigma, 5S, Kaizan and root cause analysis techniques will be beneficial
* Have a strong inspection discipline, being familiar with Aerospace and Automotive standards
* Be a leader who can inspire both their team and colleagues who they work with to deliver first class quality

In order to be successful, you will be able to demonstrate:

Quality Inspector - Must Have
* The ability to understand a customer's quality expectations and convert that into a practicable inspection plan
* A good balance between diplomacy and fortitude
* The skills to be able to inspect components that have been processed through:
* Turning, 5 axis milling, gear cutting, heat treatment, grinding and gear grinding
Quality Inspector - Should Have
* An ability to deal with client and team situations coupled with an ability to accept and positively respond to frequent changes
* Proven interpersonal and communication skills at all levels
* Credibility in a wide range of customer and supplier situations
* An ability to work under pressure and very tight timescales
* A practical Engineering background obtained through either an apprenticeship or working within a machine shop environment

The Next Step
If you are interested in the Quality Team Leader role please apply today or call Vicky at the Reading office to discuss your application further.

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