Factory Acceptance Inspector

4 days left

The Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles to the Defence and Security sectors. They are now seeking an experienced Factory Acceptance Technician / Factory Acceptance Inspector for their manufacturing site in South Wales. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

You will carry out the day-to-day Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) activities. The role covers the generation of the various vehicle test reports plus carrying out the FAT on the completed vehicles and boxed parts.

As Senior Factory Acceptance Technician / Inspector, your main responsibilities will include:

Complete inspections of new vehicles leaving the factory prior to customer acceptance.
Manage test equipment and facilities with regard to FAT.
Completion of FAT test reports ensuring all aspects are compliant with agreed requirements i.e. visual inspection, functional testing, vehicle testing etc.
Support the handover of vehicles to MoD.
Liaison and work with managers and peers in other support functions as appropriate to the FAT activity area.
Liaise with external contractors to ensure test activities are completed as required
Report data to the FAT Failure Review Boards.
Conduct FAT activities to allow for and undertake the signing and stamping of Certificates of Conformity on behalf of the Company.
Ensure that Non-conformances are reported and support the implementation of corrective and preventive actions.

Qualifications and Requirements

NVQ 3 in Automotive Engineering or Equivalent engineering discipline
Demonstrable heavy plant or vehicle inspection experience,
Familiarity with current British Army tracked and wheeled vehicles would be an advantage
Full UK Driving License (category H and C advantageous)
IT skills - Microsoft Office
Communication skills including written, verbal and presentation
Ability to interpret installation drawings and instructions
Pro-active, organized and able to manage time on inspection tasks
Willing to travel within the UK and overseas

Job Title:Factory Acceptance Inspector
Location:Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:893663

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Nationals. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy