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Quality Inspector

Job Title: Quality Inspector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
REF: 14120_1717145827
Contact Name: Andrew Cooper
Contact Email:
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

Quality Inspector


Days, Monday- Friday

Up to £40 000

Company Overview

Join a leading company in the defence sector specialising in the manufacturing of complex, precision machine parts used in the defence industry. Our commitment to excellence and precision ensures that our products meet the highest standards required for critical applications. We are seeking a skilled Quality Inspector to join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering top-tier products to our clients.

Position Overview

As a Quality Inspector, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the quality and reliability of our products through meticulous inspection processes. You will be responsible for ensuring that all components meet strict quality standards and regulatory requirements, particularly in the defence sector where precision and reliability are paramount. This role requires a keen attention to detail, strong mechanical aptitude, and proficiency in utilising precision measurement tools.

Key Responsibilities

Conduct thorough inspections of small machine parts, mechanical tooling, and precision measurement tools to ensure compliance with quality standards and specifications.

Utilise various inspection techniques and precision measurement tools, such as micrometers, calipers, and gauges, to verify dimensional accuracy and adherence to tolerances.

Perform visual inspections to identify defects, irregularities, or deviations from quality standards.

Document inspection results, maintain accurate records, and prepare comprehensive inspection reports.

Collaborate with production teams to address quality issues, implement corrective actions, and prevent recurrence of defects.

Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance quality control processes and optimise efficiency.


Must be a UK national and will need to pass security vetting upon employment.

Ideally apprentice trained in a precision engineering environment.

ONC in Manufacturing, City & Guilds in Mechanical/ Production Engineering are also desirable.

Solid mechanical and production experience, preferably in an industry with high-quality standards.

Proficiency in interpreting engineering drawings, specifications, and technical documents.

Strong knowledge of quality inspection techniques, methods, and tools.

Experience in using precision measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers and height gauges.

Excellent attention to detail and ability to identify defects or irregularities accurately.

Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Quality inspection qualifications or certifications are highly desirable.


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.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.