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  • Job reference: RMS0173263

Mechanical Inspector

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Home Based
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/12/2016
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/01/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Company:
Our Client is a prestigious manufacturer of sports and racing cars. The company designs and builds race and production automobiles of light weight and fine handling characteristics.

The Role:
To support the Metrology department in an inspection role to enable the successful delivery of third party engineering contracts and current and future Production projects.

To be a valued member of a team evaluating components and investigating quality concerns on production parts enabling improved quality of our product

Working within the Metrology dept. the role itself will be to measure any components (could be body panels, engine components etc) to drawing / CAD using any and all equipment in the lab such as hardness machines, micrometers, digital calipers, shadow scope, tensile test machine, surface finish equipment and Talyrond.

Role Responsibilities:

Accurately conduct measuring tasks and record results

Work the minimal supervision

Liaise with Engineers as required

Participate as a team member in problem solving and investigations

Produce detailed reports relating to measured results

To be able to use a range of Metrology equipment and processes on machined, fabricated and mould components as follows;-

CMM, micrometers, bore gauges, profile projector, talysurf, talyrond, callipers, height gauges, faro arms, hardness testing and tensile test machine, also crack detection and sample preparation for material analysis.

Skills and Aptitudes:

- PC literate, basic skills in Word & Excel. To be skilled in the reading and interpretation of engineering drawings. To have an in depth understanding on tolerancing.
- Word & Excel competent user. To be able to carry out trigonometry, maths and engineering qualifications.
- Previous Related Experience/Background
- To have extensively used micrometers and bore gauges to measure close toleranced components to a high degree of accuracy and repeatability.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
GCSE Maths, English, Science or other relevant academic skills or qualifications
Technical knowledge of automotive components and extensive experience in the use of all basic hand held inspection equipment

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Have knowledge and experience in the use of more advanced inspection equipment such as CMM, Talysurf, Talyrond, and Tensile test machines.
HNC Mech & Prod Eng
Engineering apprenticeship
Processional/Technical knowledge and experience

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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