Inspector (Machine & Assembly Shop) | Ref 101

Machine & Assembly Shop Inspector


We are representing a world leading aerospace manufacturer. They design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear used on commercial aircraft. As a Machine & Assembly Shop Inspector, you will be operating in a variable environment with tight deadlines and changing demands.


  • Inspect complete gears, assemblies, detail components and other parts included in the Spares inventory. First Off, and Final View Inspection of internal ensuring they are to the required high standards.
  • You will inspect and deliver quality products to both internal and external customers, with a full understanding of AS9102 FAI requirement’s. ASMEY14.5 2009 and ISO1011 2004 standards.
  • Issue release documentation in accordance with company procedures and EASA regulations – Training will be provided
  • Adhere to H&S regulations / duty of care

Candidate skills and requirements:

  • Ideally you will have a Modern Advanced Apprenticeship – Level 3; however we will also consider applications form those with a level 2 or 3 equivalent qualifications or significant experience – If you do not have a level 3 qualification, we will support you to complete an NVQ Level 3.
  • You must have previous experience of operating in a manufacturing environment. • The ability to implement and follow inspection processes.
  • Ability to understand quality issues and determine suitable outcomes via reasonable analysis
  • Working knowledge of EASA Part 21 Subpart G incl. AMC & GM or willingness to train to obtain necessary regulatory signatory status.
  • Use of eLearning will be pre-requisite to gaining a stamp & signatory.
  • Customer centric approach
  • Willingness to work flexibly and be adaptable to the operational needs of the business environment
  • Good interpersonal skills are necessary as effective communication is required
  • Experience in rigging and slinging to allow for the removal of heavy crate lids and positioning of parts – training can be provided
  • Ability to produced required volumes of Quality Documents to high standards • Capability to follow detailed procedures
  • Experience in detailed examination of parts, identifying any faults or misalignment from specification
  • Ability to work autonomously and or in a team environment
  • Comfortable for working towards / to KPIs
  • Working with movement equipment, e.g. pump trucks
  • Understanding and adherence to health and safety regulations


  • 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave.
  • Profit sharing annual bonus
  • Shares scheme
  • Pension scheme (up to 8% match)
  • Onsite subsidised canteen
  • Bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Schemes including: life assurance, cycle to work, technology & retail savings, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, and more, Global and local career progression opportunities and sponsorship of training courses, STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Social events throughout the year, sports and social clubs.

Capilaux is a recruitment business and is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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