Inspection Controller

  • Ings Ln, Kirkbymoorside, York YO62, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

Since 1909, we have been valued for our integrity, performance and customer focus which we have demonstrated through our innovative solutions and ability to deliver on time and to cost.

We specialise in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.  Our capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration and product support.  

Within our land systems capability, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 6,000 people with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn.

We are a respected total solutions provider for the military and commercial sectors.

Job Description

About the role

There is an opportunity for an Inspection Controller to join our team and to work closely with our Operations Team to ensure that we provide our valued customers with quality products which adhere to all required standards and specifications.

This role is responsible for the safe delivery of the in-process inspection requirements within the Advanced Composites Facility, in a timely manner, and to the required quality standards. The role involves the effective management of staff and may occasionally deputise for the Quality Control and Continuous Improvement Manager in periods of absence. 

The role is to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures at all times, and in line with Health and Safety requirements and to continually review the process to drive improvements.

To liaise with customer representatives and support audits from our quality approval organisations.

To ensure that all required Quality Standards are adhered against, identifing any variations to the standard and highlighting these through line management and then to support Root Cause Analysis and MRB activities.

To be responsible to ensure product is compliant and approriately certified ahead of any product release.

To highlight the best inspection techniques which provide best value for money.

About you

You will be a motivated individual with a desire to make a difference

You will have excellent communication skills and be confident liaising with colleagues and customers.

You will work to a high standard and seek to continually improve

You will be experienced in process measurement techniques (KPI's etc)

You will be competent at data analysis and conveying findings to others

You will have the ability to train and guide others

You will have significant experience in a quality related role with a proven track record of people management.


Applicants should have the following:-

HNC/HND (NVQ-4) or equivalent in a role related discipline

Working knowledge of AS9100, ISO9001, EASA Part 21G, BCAR A8-21  and ideally Nadcap

Appropriate training in inspection methods (including metrology) and demonstrable experience of them.

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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