Final Product Visual Quality Inspector in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 4/30/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

With over 50 years of experience in aviation technology, Curtiss-Wright's Sensors Division is continuing the legacy of flight innovation, providing critical components on a variety of commercial, defense and industrial platforms. From solenoid valves and sensors, to linear and rotary actuators, we work closely with systems integrators to deliver the most reliable products on the market.

The Opportunity

Curtiss-Wright are looking for a Final Product Visual Quality Inspector to inspect Hardware to both Visual Requirements, including the identification of Foreign Object Debris by use of borescopes, binoculars and digital camera. Visual inspection guidance by visual standards, checklists and experience and judgement. Working within a team of experienced Mechanical Inspectors, the role comes with an opportunity to learn and develop within Curtiss-Wright.

Location: Christchurch, Bournemouth, UK

Your Challenge:

  • Visual inspection of Aerospace products to a high expected standard, ensuring Critical items are free from Foreign Object Debris (FOd)
  • Inspection and verification of Production and Test documentation to the requirements of ISO9001/AS9100.
  • Report findings back to the production lines, working with the assembly teams to rectify problems
  • Record and document findings for identification of reoccurring problems and trends
  • Working with the Quality Assurance team on quality projects aimed at the elimination of internal and external quality escapes
  • Carries out packaging line, manufacturing inspections and sampling and testing of incoming components and raw materials to ensure that company standards are met.
  • Monitors critical equipment and instrumentation. Use tools effectively to assure consistency in a minimal inspection time.
  • Assist with drafting inspection procedures and validate or troubleshoot testing methods, including assays.
  • To identify non-compliance issues and resolve in an effective way, internally or externally as needed.

General Responsibilities:

  • To develop skills, use understanding of the inspection equipment used
  • To ensure adherence to the company QMS procedures and work practices and to proactively identify anomalies, errors and opportunity for development
  • Working within a team supporting the organization fully in all material handling and other reasonable requests.
  • Contribute to plans to develop the dept. in a continuous improvement culture.
  • To behave in an ethical and professional manner in line with company policies.
  • Maintain good housekeeping (e.g. 5S tidy work place; prompt handling of paperwork and goods; efficiency improvements).
  • Attend meetings as requested, on-time and fully prepared, contribute actively and complete all follow-up actions in agreed time-scales.
  • To assist in internal and external audits of the department as needed.
  • To contribute fully and be an active part of a small proactive team.

Your Expertise:

  • Visual inspection experience preferred, but not required as full training will be given.
  • The ability to follow Visual Inspection specifications and use initiative to identify and improve.
  • Be able to read and interpret drawings.
  • Microsoft Office experience, or understanding preferred.

This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.