Lead Quality Inspector

Job Reference
Salary Description
up to 32000 depending on experience
Contract Type
Market Harborough

Due to retirement, we are looking for a Lead Quality Inspector to join our team in Market Harborough. In return, we can offer a competitive salary of up to £32000 per annum depending on experience, 33 days annual leave, regular overtime, company workwear and PPI, onsite parking as well as a Workplace Pension Scheme.


MJ Engineering Ltd is a well-established Precision Engineering sub-contractor. In our purpose built unit, temperature controlled working environment in rural surroundings, we continually invest in the latest CNC machines and technology, suppling a long standing customer base, with capacity to attract new clients.


This is a key role within our business, instrumental in ensuring that products are delivered fully and on time, delegating and managing departmental workloads whilst resolving any problem areas that may arise.


Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Daily inspection / first offs (in accordance with the specification given)
  • Complete PPAP’s & FAIR documentary requirements, maintain records
  • Improvements to departmental process & calibration management
  • Report non-conformances & support root cause analysis for corrective action
  • Provide support & management of product issues identified by customers & suppliers


We envisage the right candidate working alongside our current Lead Quality Inspector (prior to retirement) to ensure a full handover & any training can be delivered as necessary.


The successful Lead Quality Inspector will have the following experience:

  • Extensive experience in similar quality role within high precision engineering
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Ability to work to ISO9001:2015
  • Fault finding experience to component level capability
  • IT Proficient eg: Word / Excel
  • A positive, can-do attitude to overcome technical problems and receptive to new ideas
  • Ability to work within a high-pressured production environment with a willingness to go the extra distance to ensure that schedules are met


Candidate should be able to demonstrate –

  • Ability to review and understand technical drawings and specifications
  • Experience of using hand-held metrology instruments (Vernier callipers, micrometres, plug gauges etc)
  • Ability to operate precision CMM machine / Shadowgraph, but training can be given
  • Fully conversant in both Metric & Imperial
  • Excellent understanding of tolerances and surface finishing


This is a full time position of 39 hours per week. Mon – Thurs 7:30am – 4pm, with a 3pm finish on Fridays.


If you are interested in our Lead Quality Inspector position, please apply online.

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