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Build Inspector

Build Inspector (BBBH15796) Stevenage, England

Salary: GBP26 - GBP26 per hour

Our client has an opportunity for a Build Inspector to join them on an initial 12-month contract. You will be assisting the Production Operators in the management of local non-conformances and non-conformance reports.
Role: Build Inspector
Location: Stevenage
Hours: 06:00 – 14:00 & 14:00 – 22:00 (Fridays on this shift pattern will be 12:00- 20:00) Monday to Friday in fortnightly rotation (after initial familiarisation period)
Clearance: BPSS required to start
Hourly Rate: £26 via Umbrella, inside IR35
What you’ll be doing:

  • Carry out hardware in line and final inspections. (Visual inspection, measurement inspection, electrical testing)
  • Provide technical comment and advice to the Spacecraft Production team regarding quality control, calling upon any specialist knowledge as appropriate.
  • Support Spacecraft Production operators / technicians in deciding on the severity of an incident or any go/no-go decisions that may be needed.
  • Advise and if required support the Spacecraft Production team leader on quality matters.
    Review Spacecraft Production work instructions for technical integrity, regarding product quality requirements and standards, whether specific or more general. If needed, reject and assist manufacturing in the correction of errors.
  • Review drawings as needed in support of a work instruction review.
  • Verify Spacecraft Production work instructions for adequate quality coverage through Quality Verification Points. If needed reject and assist manufacturing in the correction of errors.
    Perform patrol inspection, not limited to the inspection of documentation and hardware but including Spacecraft Production process application, and also the controls and disciplines of the workshop such as: -

    •Tool calibration
    •Training records
    • Request and/or carry out a process audit as and when necessary
    • AIT process ‘spot checks’


  • Right attitude to adapt with the essential skills and experiences in a manufacturing environment is as much valued as experience in a quality role.
  • 2 years in a manufacturing business
  • Knowledge on composite/carbon and/or electrical testing
  • Understanding of and commitment to quality improvement initiatives
  • Reporting skills – attention to detail is important
  • Computer skills – being comfortable to work on different digital tools and tablets.
  • Able to quickly and proactively adapt to new tool implementation
  • Dedicated to continuous learning and self-improvement
  • Open to and seeks out feedback, using it to reflect on ways to improve
  • Demonstrate accountability and responsibility
  • Organised, practical and logical in work approach – with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to travel within the UK and Europe when required – on an occasional basis
  • Willingness to work on shift, on-call or off-site for short periods when required – also on an occasional basis


  • ESA qualification would be a plus
  • Recognised time served apprenticeship within the aerospace industry
  • 3 years experience within the aerospace or related industries.
  • Science based or electronics GCSEs
  • Experience with CMM would be a plus
  • Experience with 3D drawings (Catia) would be a plus

The successful candidate will be required to obtain BPSS prior to starting and Full Security Clearance.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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