Outsource UK Southampton, Southampton, UK
Inspection Technician An Inspection Technician with manufacturing inspection skills is required to work on a six month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our Defence client based in Hampshire. This is a great opportunity to work for a large organisation within the Space and Defence Industry. Overview of the Inspection Technician contract role To carry out Space product inspection activities and assist with inspection duties on other Infra Red detectors. Responsibilities for the Inspection Technician contract Generate inspection processes and define SAP inspection plans, for all inspection requirements, ensuring quality standards are maintained, with a view to transfer to Line or remove inspection requirement, where appropriate. Inspection support for new product introduction and all development build inspection requirements Influence cross functional teams to improve quality of product through generation and analysis of data. Train manufacturing assistants in inspection processes being transferred to Line Inspection and support this activity with regular Audits Proactively contribute to process improvement and facilitate continuous improvement within the inspection function Operate contact and non-contact optical inspection equipment, jigs, tools inspect all aspects of infrared detectors Complete tasks, either written or verbal, with minimal supervision. Key skills required for the Inspection Technician Understanding of clean room protocols - contamination risks/control/cleanliness/ESD requirements/precautions Relevant and demonstrable experience/technical proficiency of the use of standard hand metrology equipment/and the programming of contact & non contact CMM's/OGP optical metrology systems. Fully conversant with engineering drawings prepared to ISO Standards. Familiar with inspection standards - ECSS/MIL requirements. Experience with handling sensitive space hardware. Demonstrate the ability to set and check/program inspection equipment. Capable of consistently producing repeatable, high accuracy output. Ability to following work instructions and generate written inspection reports both for internal records, and to a standard appropriate for customer review. (eg AS9102 FAIR) Able to work and communicate effectively in a team. Ability to assess, review and understand complicated requirements with a minimum of documentation and to develop well documented processes. Able to work with minimal supervision and take responsibility for targets set by supervisory staff on a weekly or monthly basis. Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with all levels of the business. Able to assess a working environment and assist in process improvement Experience in communicating with Engineers and cross - functional teams both written and verbally. Familiar with 5S methodologies. Maintain safe working practices within the work area at all times in accordance with internal procedures and current health and safety legislation. Flexible approach to working hours. (Outside of normal office working hours) to support management in the efficient use of resources by being flexible in their approach to work and hours of work including overtime. Computer Literate - Basic understanding of MS Office Applications - Outlook, Word, Excel, data input etc. The role is based in Southampton, Hampshire. If you are a Inspection Technician looking for a new contract either apply online or please contact Paul Scott on (see below) or phone You must be eligible to gain SC level clearance Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me for more information. Outsource. Our People. Your Success. Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors. We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates. The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs. Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a "one-stop shop" to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).