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Job Reference: BBBH7734
Location: Wales > Merthyr Tydfil > Merthyr Tydfil
Salary / Hourly Rate: Competitive
Sector: Defence
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Description

Quality Inspector - Based in Merthyr Tydfil - Permanent role

Competitive Salary depending on experience plus benefits package, bonuses

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company providing land, air and marine solutions and support.

We are currently seeking a Quality Inspector who will be responsible for ensuring spares and repairable items are validated for conformity, alongside resolving delivery, quality and engineering issues to optimise material availability.

Role Purpose

Setting inspection criteria, generation and completion of inspection records / certificates of conformity, control of non-conforming material, control and reporting of shelf life items / undertaking pre-despatch audits etc.


The Successful candidate will be reporting to the Spares Supervisor.


*Define inspection criteria to support product delivery

*Inspection and recording; raising and issuing Quality Concern Reports

*Resolve quality issues with suppliers and internal departments

*Co-ordinate the return and / or re-work of non-conforming products directly with suppliers

*Completing / issuing Certificates of Conformity and Supplier performance data

*Investigate / resolve / report stock discrepancies and create a Plan for Every Part (PFEPs)

*Maintenance of PPAP / FAIRs activity

*Assist with new product introduction (NPI)

*Adhere to all business compliance practices

Qualifications / Essentials

*Warehouse, logistics and distribution operations experience (ideally in defence, automotive, aviation, MRO, medical systems or manufacturing environment)

*Working knowledge of CAD & engineering drawing systems

*Knowledge of continuous improvement methodology

*Familiar with Inventory Management Principles

*Forklift truck licence holder (reach / counterbalance)

*Practical experience of MRP / ERP and barcode systems

*Capable to hold a security clearance up to the level of SECRET


Quality Inspector, Quality Assurance, Inspection, compliance, certificate of conformity, inspection records, pre-dispatch audits, control & reporting, spares, repairables, Quality concern reports, PPAP, FAIR, PEEPs, NPI, trade compliance, CI, continuous improvement, FIFO, stock rotation, MRP, ERP, CAD, Security clearance, Merthyr Tydfil

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.