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Firearms Inspector

Job Title: Firearms Inspector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
REF: 13527_1700154639
Contact Name: Andrew Cooper
Contact Email:
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Firearms Inspector



£35 000 per annum + consistent OT opportunities & fantastic benefits package including…

  • 4 day working week.
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • Overtime payments at 1.5X hourly rate / Sunday & B/H at 2X hourly rate.
  • Life assurance (post-probation) of 2X salary.
  • Sick pay (post-probation) 1-month full pay followed by 1 month half pay for long-term sick / 1 week (4 days) full pay for sporadic sickness.
  • Pension (post-probation) of 5% employee / 3% employer contribution.
  • Annual engagement activities.
  • Perkbox membership (discounts with 100's of retailers).
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing scheme.
  • EAP (24/7 mental health support including face to face counselling) support for you and your household.
  • Annual performance bonus.
  • Annual salary review for all employees.
  • Subsidised will-writing service as a benefit in kind.
  • Full uniform provided.
  • 2 Weeks paid reservists leave.

An excellent opportunity to join a growing business in a recession proof industry!

Due to company growth our client, a global manufacturer are seeking an Assembler Range Operator to join their dynamic team and play a pivotal role in the final acceptance testing, assembly, and maintenance of our cutting-edge weaponry and ancillary equipment. As part of the product compliance team, you will contribute to ensuring our products meet the highest standards of quality and safety.


  • Conduct functional testing of weapons and ancillary equipment to meet company and Customer acceptance criteria.
  • Build weapon sub-assemblies and ancillary equipment according to job cards, works orders, drawings, quality procedures, and specified requirements.
  • Assist in servicing weapons and equipment, both in-house and at customer premises, ensuring compliance with all necessary requirements.
  • Perform pre and post-range activities, including disassembling, cleaning, packing, and product inspection.
  • Assist in range control tasks, opening, maintaining, and closing firing ranges, and operating testing equipment.
  • Ensure all equipment, weapons, ammunition, and materials are available for acceptance tests.
  • Operate in various Assembly Cells, performing product repair and test functions.
  • Liaise with the Line Manager to align with production schedules and timescales.
  • Execute customer demonstrations in the UK in collaboration with the Product Compliance Supervisor.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Contribute to maintaining a safe working environment by following safety policies and procedures and reporting any safety concerns.

Essential Skills

  • Products/weapons qualification or relevant experience.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Meticulous accuracy & attention to detail with a genuine mechanical interest and ability.
  • Good communication skills.
  • High level of pro-activity, fault finding & problem-solving.
  • Physical ability to carry out manual handling tasks.
  • Professional conduct and ethics.
  • Rigor and sense of responsibility.
  • Relational ease and ability to represent the company.
  • Sound knowledge and use of mathematical principles.
  • Good PC skills including Microsoft Office.

Desirable Skills

  • Production environment experience.
  • Knowledge or experience of ISO 9001.
  • Valid HGV licence.


At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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