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Senior Inspector (Weekend Nights)

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 30/09/2022

Job Description

We are looking to employ a highly skilled & experienced Inspector to join our current team of professionals.

Weekend night shift working pattern; 18:30 – 07:00, Friday - Sunday.

Based at Ricardo’s Midlands Technical Centre, the role of Senior Inspector will be responsible for all inspection techniques, undertaking inspection and supporting the departmental lead with the flow of work through the department, working to improve key performance indicators. This includes the inspection of internal manufactured components, purchased parts, customer concerns, rework and product non-conformance. The scope of this hands-on role will enable Ricardo’s inspection methods to be optimised and through collaborative working with other departments, drive continuous improvement.

Job Description

Working alongside the W/Night Shift Supervisor, the candidate will be leading a small team to validate high quality transmission components from our various in-house manufacturing processes for the Motorsport & Aerospace industries.

Reporting to the Inspection Team Leader, the candidate will work alongside machine technicians & fellow inspectors to carry out first off, in-process & final inspections. You shall be working with Mitutoyo CMM’s, Klingenberg Gear checkers, hand measurement tools, height gauges & all varieties of gauging to support you in the role.

     The Candidate

The successful candidate will be fully proficient in mechanical measuring skills & operating CMM’s.

Experience working in a fast-paced machine shop environment.
The candidate must demonstrate an excellent understanding of engineering drawings and geometric tolerances.
Show a proactive and innovative approach to supporting the team, thrive on problem solving and have a natural desire to contribute to continuous improvement.
Be willing to work overtime when required to achieve delivery dates & support the needs of the department.
A good balance between diplomacy and fortitude.


Experience working in a Manufacturing & Inspection environment.

A background of precision machining of steels & castings would be an advantage.
Knowledge of gears and gear geometry would be an advantage.






Ricardo offers a competitive salary and benefits packages, working in a clean safe environment, along with excellent training, and development prospects