Metrology Inspector

Posted 4 months ago by JM and Co. Recruitment
Location Brackley Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £30k per year Sector Manufacturing/Production

Our partner, a successful and well-respected UK composite manufacturer, excelling in the design and manufacture of high-quality carbon fibre parts, is seeking a * Metrology Inspector * to join their team.

Company introduction

Our partner’s “global customers cover Formula 1, motorsport but primarily automotive, making components and bodywork for some of the most prestigious and outrageous hyper cars in the world”. Their “services in supporting this include conceptual design, bespoke tolling and manufacturing (with in-house state of the art spray painting, kit cutting and multiple large autoclaves”).

Purpose of the job:

This role is primarily to ensure that the Metrology and calibration functions meets the needs of the business and customers’ requirements, ensuring any issues are escalated appropriately.

Key Responsibilities:

Operational Responsibilities

Responsible for overall execution and delivery of the Metrology schedule for the inspection department, ensuring the schedule is completed and any issues with it are escalated to the Senior Composites Inspector
Responsible for ensuring that components, patterns, fixtures and any other items are measured in accordance with customer/company requirements (tolerances, datum structures and GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)
Responsible for the calibration of all company equipment, within the set time-scales
Ensure all relevant paperwork and administration is completed in a timely manner
Liaise with other departments to ensure smooth production of current and future work
Keeping the Metrology area in visit ready condition always
Maintain a clean, tidy and safe working environment

Quality and Standards

Responsible for ensuring all work is always completed to the correct quality standard (both the customer and companies)
Attend quarantine meetings to quickly identify and action fixes to arising issues
Liaising with the Quality Manager, Operations Manager, Project Managers and Senior Composites Inspector to debrief quality performance, issues, failures of process, corrective actions and ensuring any actions are followed and resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner
Ensure Metrology equipment is in good working condition and faults are immediately reported
Ensuring the calibration function (within metrology) meets the requirements of the business

People Mentoring

Responsible for the day to day mentoring of the Metrology staff
Responsible for ongoing Metrology staff development and training


Programming the measurement of items using both hard probing and laser scanning techniques (preferably with Delcam software)
Excellent understanding of GD&T
Capable of interpreting complex engineering drawings
Capable of reaching set targets within given time frame
Knows when to escalate issues to management

Previous experience will include:

Metrology and the use and programming knowledge of laser scanning software such as Delcam Power Inspect, Polyworks 3D Measurement Technologies or PC Dimis (CMM).
Mentoring skills
Measurement of lightweight flexible parts (desirable)
Measurement of parts to complex drawing dimensions and comparison to CAD data

Share this Job

JM and Co. Recruitment


WHAT WE DO: JM&Co. is an independent recruitment agency specialising in Commercial, Technical & Accountancy placements for permanent job vacancies & fixed term contract opportunities, our focus is ...

Live Jobs: 59 - View all Jobs
Sector Specialisms: Accountancy, Admin/Secretarial, Audio Visual, Compliance, Construction / Architecture, Customer Service, Digital Marketing, Electrical, Electronics, Engineering, Estate Agency, Events, Facilities, Fashion, Freight Forwarding, Graphic Design, Health and Safety, Hospitality, Human Resources, Insurance, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing/Production, Marketing, Mechanical, Media, Payroll, Plant & Equipment Rental, Procurement, Project Management, Property/Surveying, PR/Public Relations, Supply Chain, Training, Web Content Management
Office Location: 35 Market Place, Brackley, Northants, NN13 7AB
Phone Number: 01280 830999