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  • Job reference: RMS0172172

Quality Control Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/11/2016
  • Duration: 6 month renewable
The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world’s best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

The Role:
Overview:
Process control inspection of Assembly, Integration and Test activities for Spacecraft Payloads. Monitoring and reporting of AIT process control criteria, including inspection verification of production activities, documentation records and collection/evaluation of metrics.
Shift work and weekend work required. Successful candidates will initially be on straight days whilst they are trained, this is expected to be for a period of 1 to 2 weeks for which they will be paid the basic hourly rate. They will then move to a shift pattern, which varies dependent upon payload, however, the information below is indicative of the more common shifts and their allowances.

Probable shift pattern for this placement initially will be
4 days (06:00 to 18:00) on 4 days off, 4 nights (18:00 to 06:00) on 4 nights off. Hours worked between 06:00 and 22:00 attract shift up lift of 20% hours between 22:00 and 06:00 attract 33% uplift.

The shift pattern could move to
Shift early 06:00hrs to 14:00 hrs for which 20% uplift is paid
Shift late 14:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs for which 20% uplift is paid

Another less common shift pattern is

Shift early 06:00hrs to 14:00 hrs for which 20% uplift is paid
Shift late 14:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs for which 20% uplift is paid
Night shift 22:00 to 06:00 hrs for which 33% uplift is paid
Some weekend working Saturday and Sunday may be required

You may be required to travel to other UK and International sites. Please identify on submission if this is not an option for your candidate.

Qualifications and skills:
Essential
Previous experience of Space/Aerospace Inspection activities or similar.
Understand technical documents (Drawings, procedures, technical notes, etc).
Process Control inspection of Assembly, Integration and Test activity for spacecraft payloads.
Monitoring and reporting of AIT process control criteria, including inspection verification of production activities, documentation records and collection/evaluation of metrics

Desirable
Knowledge of ESA Space requirements

Previous experience
Essential
Inspection of critical electronic/electrical/electro-mechanical hardware

Desirable
Worked within design and manufacture engineering business
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