Goods Inwards Inspection Team Leader

Reporting to the Head of Quality, the goods Inspection Team Leader will be responsible for supervising the GII team, being the first point of contact for Inspection related queries/requests and monitoring and reporting on the area in line with set targets.

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Job no: 493538
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Quality

Role Specific Accountabilities:

- Supervise Inspection team, comprising of bench Inspectors, CMM programmers and apprentices or work experience students.
- Monitor and report on throughput through your department, in line with set targets.
- Review resource requirements within department and communicate and concerns immediately to Head of Quality            - Make informed decisions on a day to day basis within your area within the boundaries of your accountability.

- Disseminate information within your Inspection Team on a regular basis.
- Liaise with the wider business to establish workload and priority requirements whilst responding to changing requirements efficiently and effectively to ensure 100% on-time delivery.

- Review and subsequently report weekly on the output and efficiency of all areas and personnel under your control.
- Initiate improvements/amendments to documentation used within department as required.
- Review and identify needs of the Inspection area with regards to metrology and gauging needs.

- Ensure the accurate completion of all records during the Inspection process.
- Undertake other related duties as required such deputizing for other department members during absences.

- Champion your teams understanding of the principles of measurement, accuracy and consistency of measurement.

- Develop and maintain a multi-skilled workforce capable of responding to business needs and customer requirements, efficiently & effectively.

- Maintain positive relationships with customers through prompt attention to build shortages or FIFO principles.

- Develop and actively encourage a “team culture” within the other Inspection areas.

- Co-ordinate, monitor and report on the performance of Inspection personnel on meeting annual performance targets.

- Accountable for the stock control of the supplier quarantine area’s and report daily if required to highlight any non-conformities in stock value or accuracy.

- Able to Inspect engine parts ensure they comply with the re-use drawing specification.

- Examine the finish of all products to detect faulty finishing, damage, burrs or deterioration of surfaces etc.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:


- Previous Inspection experience within a low volume high value precision Inspection environment.

- Previous demonstrated leadership skills.

- Good understanding SAP or similar ERP systems.

- Experience of using serial number tracking systems.

- Able to have structured approach to problem solving.

- Able to operate and program coordinate measuring machines.   

- Capable of using standard Inspection equipment and able to read engineering drawings. 


-  Some operating knowledge of Romer laser arm and Polyworks software.

-  Some operating knowledge of X-ray and CT Inspection techniques.

-  Basic understanding of CATIA.

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