Quality Engineer – Grantham

Grantham – £27k to £33k depending on experience

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented First Article Inspector / Quality Engineer (Aerospace) to join our client as a skilled inspector to support compilation of First Article Inspection Reports.

It is a great new opportunity with a highly successful aerospace business who work on state of the art commercial aircraft, jets and fifth generation fighters. We are working exclusively with them to recruit an additional Quality and FAI Engineer on a permanent basis, due this increasing demand in their aerospace sector.

Our client offers unrivalled career progression and earnings potential as they continue several years of significant growth with full order books.

They are now looking for someone highly computer literate, ideally with dimensional inspection & FAIR compilation experience with VisiFAIR electronic FAI systems.

The role will involve inspection of detailed and final assembly Aerospace Equipment, compilation of First Article Inspection Reports in accordance with AS9102 in support of their portfolio of products, ensuring that all these products and company processes comply with AS9100 Rev D standards.

You should ideally have experience in the measurement of CNC machined components, and compilation of dimensional reports using traditional techniques, with a working knowledge of drawings and interpretation of tolerances; CMM experience an advantage.

What we’re looking for:

  • Quality System exposure to AS9100, NADCAP, BS EN 14001
  • Experience of PFMEA, SPC, Gauge R & R, MSA preferred
  • Outstanding Problem-Solving Skills (8DCAR, RCA, POKE-YOKE etc)
  • Comprehensive understanding of Engineering Drawings & dimensional component inspection
  • 6S Lean Manufacturing Awareness
  • Experience with First Article Inspection compilation and review using VisiFAIR or other First Article software systems


You should ideally from an Aerospace background with proven 3 out of 5 years’ experience within aerospace industry, but other relevant sectors considered (automotive / defence / nuclear)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and hungry Quality Engineer / FAI to join an extremely well established and growing international aerospace business operating across the World.

On offer is a highly competitive salary, with rotating shift pattern of early and late shifts and high earnings potential with as much overtime as you would like.

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