QA Inspector

Job Title: QA Inspector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wrexham, Wales
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J894041_1516115133
Contact Name: Danny Speed
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2018 15:05

Job Description

Our client is an engineering, design and manufacturing specialist. they are now seeking a full or part time Quality Assurance Inspector to support their assembly team based in Wrexham, on the ever-growing Industrial Estate. Their ideal candidate would be confident and has a good understanding of engineering drawings, component design, geometrical tolerance work, precision machining processes and machining tolerances.

You are experienced in precision machining or as a Quality Inspector with a hands-on approach. The role provides high level of autonomy therefore you must be able to plan and prioritize work. Typically, we are looking for someone who is an experienced toolmaker or machinist, who brings in the required technical experience and possibly looks to trade shift work for day work in a fulltime or part time role.

The inspection section is also the entry for young apprentices, where they will learn to read technical drawings and perform measurements. This is a rewarding aspect of this role to train and guide these future engineers.

Typical tasks include:

  • Following engineering drawings to measure and mark out various size of mechanical precision parts and Inspecting these against technical drawings or information
  • Measuring components using precision measurement instruments such as micro meters, gauges and Vernier callipers and a CMM machine to check the parts dimensions
  • Operating the CMM machine to take accurate readings from components to produce accurate data. If needed we will provide training.
  • Using 2D and 3D computer aided design and manufacturing software (CAD/CAM)
  • Assisting with tool maintenance
  • Compiling reports & communicate none conformances with purchasing/ suppliers/ manufacturers.
  • Recording results of inspection on Inspection Reports.
  • Adding the required identification markings for any components that have passed or failed the inspection process.
  • Checking that all measuring tools are calibrated in accordance to ISO 9001 standards.
  • Training apprentices.


  • Experience in toolmaking or precision machining. Formal training will be an advantage.
  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Good communicator, able to adopt behaviour to achieve results.
  • Team player.
  • Experience as toolmaker or in a Quality Inspector role, ideally within the precision component manufacturing industry.
  • Good ability to understand technical drawings, specs and component design.
  • An understanding of ISO 9000 would be advantageous.The successful candidate will be rewarded with:
  • Working in a good working environment of a small team.
  • A competitive salary with flexible hours.
  • Other benefits which will be discussed at interview stage.The company has a team of highly talented people who all have a 'Can Do' attitude so this is a must for them

If you have the desired skills and experience then please apply today.

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