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Mechanical Inspector

Market Sector:
£20000 - £25000


Mechanical Inspector

Our client is a well-established engineering company based in St Leonards on Sea who specialise in making connectors, contacts, accessories, wires and subsea power cables for use in the harshest environments. A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Inspector to join their busy engineering team.

As a Mechanical Inspector you will complete First Article Inspection (FAI) reports and site measuring instruments and gauge calibration. The ideal Mechanical Inspector will have demonstrable experience of using mechanical measurement techniques, be able to read technical drawings and be computer literate.

The Ideal Mechanical Inspector will possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Demonstrable experience of using mechanical measurement techniques
  • Ability to use electrical and mechanical measuring equipment
  • Must be capable of reading BS8888 (BS308) drawings
  • Experience in using computer systems
  • Mechanical Engineering qualifications would be an advantage

Your duties as a Mechanical Inspector would be:

  • Completing Internal FAI reports to the required turnaround time and accuracy
  • Completing Customer FAI reports both to the required turnaround time and accuracy, liaising with Customers and/or Engineering as required
  • Using the calibration System for measuring instruments and gauges, ensuring that recorded data is accurate
  • Highlighting to departments any measuring instruments/gauges that are due for, or out of, calibration
  • Highlighting to the appropriate department any gauges/measuring instruments that have failed calibration and determine if these need to be replaced
  • Carrying out all inspections to company procedures and BS308 drawings
  • Assisting in other Quality Department activities as required
  • Maintaining quality documentation in an organised and methodical manner
  • Observing Health and Safety regulations as laid down in company procedures and Government legislation
  • Carrying out any other reasonable tasks as may be requested from time to time


£12.00 per hour


  • Monday – Thursday; 8am – 5pm
  • Friday; 8am – 1pm
  • Ongoing Temporary Placement


St Leonards on Sea

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Key Words:

Mechanical, Inspector, FAI, Gauge, Calibration, Measuring, Quality, BS308, Technical Drawings, BS8888, Manufacturing, Production