QC Inspector (Cowdenbeath)

We’re currently looking for a Quality Control (QC) Inspector to join the Score Group team based at our facility in Cowdenbeath.

About Score Group

Score Group is a specialist in precision manufacturing, valve supply, automation and management systems and provides complex engineering solutions to customers in multiple markets, including defence, nuclear, aerospace, utilities, and energy. With operations in more than 30 locations, across 5 continents, Score Group supports a global customer base.

About the role

Appointed by the QHSE Manager, the QC Inspector is a member of the QHSE Department reporting to the QHSE Team Leader. The QC inspector will be responsible for all visual QC inspection activities on manufactured components, manufactured assemblies prior to shipment, inspection of components on receipt and ensuring all relevant certification is present and correct.

You and the role

This is a great opportunity for a candidate with previous experience in a QC role within a fast-paced workshop or machining environment. If you have experience working in an Aerospace industrial environment, good technical knowledge, previous dimensional and visual inspection experience, great attention to detail and a desire to learn and develop within a varied environment then we would welcome your application.

What we offer

Score Group offers an opportunity with a company that is deeply committed to helping our people to learn, upskill and develop their careers. If you are looking to develop your Quality skills and knowledge within a fast-paced environment, in a business with excellent growth opportunities across a range of industrial sectors and like the sound of an attractive market-rate salary, contributory pension, benefits and the opportunity to learn from great colleagues, then please review the job outline below – we’d love to hear from you!

  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures, standards and work instructions
  • Ensuring all activities undertaken are in compliance with the SEL ISO9001, AS9100, ISO14001 & ISO 45001 Management Systems
  • Provide support to all disciplines within the Company’s organisation.
  • Provide support for Quality related issues
  • Material marking by the use of the Lotus Laser Etcher
  • Perform PDQR duties in accordance with applicable customer requirements and training
  • Control of non-conforming product
  • Review of client quality requirements to ensure compliance
  • Inspection of completed components from our Manufacturing Cell
  • Raw material positive material verification by use of XRF unit with reference to the applicable specifications (PMI)
  • Review of completed job packs prior to dispatch to ensure that Score and customer requirements are satisfied
  • Inspection of completed components prior to dispatch to customers
  • Undertake internal and external training to ensure job performance competency
  • Adherence to company requirements in respect to health, safety and environmental aspects
  • Provide assistance in the continuous improvement of the company’s QHSE management systems
  • Where required substantiate product acceptance through the use of calibrated measuring equipment
  • Completion of documentation relevant to work scope
  • Perform internal audits against AS9100
  • Inspection of purchased certified goods to ensure compliance with the purchase order content, our customer’s requirements, and our certification requirements
  • Any other reasonable duties as required to meet the needs of the business

All of the below are desirable but not necessarily essential:

  • HNC Mechanical Engineering
  • SVQ Level 3 in Technical Support (Quality Control)
  • Internal Auditor Course ISO9001 and/or AS9100
  • Strong knowledge of management system standards ISO9001 & AS9100 (desirable)
  • Experience in the use of measuring equipment (desirable)
  • Familiar with pressure / flow measurement testing (desirable)
  • Computer literate (essential)
  • Previous experience in mechanical inspection
  • Previous experience working in a role within a Quality department
  • Previous experience working in a role handling technical information e.g mechanical fitter, machinist, welder, NDT technician, draughtsman
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work well as a team member and to take own initiative when liaising with other departments within the business
  • Requires ability to interpret work processes and job histories and make informed judgements
  • Must be able to work on your own following training
  • Have excellent IT skills (primarily Microsoft Office Packages)
  • Commitment to continual improvement and a flexible approach to change
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and committed to delivering HSE excellence

Opportunity for all

We welcome applications from all and appoint based on merit. We’re committed to promoting diversity and inclusion throughout our organisation and remain committed to developing an open-minded, global culture.

Application process

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV quoting job title and reference SCE 73 – QCI to applications@score-group.com.

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