Operator Inspector


Location: Gloucester, Cardiff & Poland

The role of the Operator Inspector is to ensure that work is prepared, processed and inspected in accordance with requirements. The role includes a variety of tasks from preparation operations to the application of various surface treatment processes. It will also involve the inspection of work in accordance with specified standards and requirements.

About the role

The activities associated with this role are integral to the company’s production output and are vital to meet the business vision; “Delivering Excellence as the Surface Treatment Partner of Choice”.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Ensure the careful handling and movement of components throughout the production process
  • Ensure all process and production documentation is completed accurately and submitted as required
  • Adhere to quality standards to meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Prepare components as instructed, or as per drawing requirement, prior to processing, using various masking techniques
  • Perform basic racking/jigging to production parts prior to treatment
  • Unmask production parts, as specified, ensuring no damage occurs to components
  • Clean components as necessary using specified materials
  • Maintain the accurate recording of components
  • Inspection of components to drawing / specification, to include some basic direct measurement techniques
  • Take responsibility for the safe operation and basic maintenance of the production area
  • Work flexibly across departments as required by the business
  • Take part in external, customer and accreditation body audits as required
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Line Manager or as per the requirements of the business
Thermal spray operator preparing parts for coating
Poeton operator inspecting electroless nickel plated component

About you

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be able to read, interpret and carry out technical work instructions
  • Show attention to detail and ability to complete detailed traceability requirements as part of the documentation process
  • Identify parts with printed and/or electronic pictures
  • Demonstrate efficient and effective working – managing time to prioritise production deadlines
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills – working with others to provide information they need to complete tasks and eliminate production delays
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team
  • Be prepared to work flexibly and collaboratively across various departments and processes as required
  • Display sound literacy and numerical skills

Whilst full training will be provided, any knowledge or experience of the following is desired:

  • Previous experience or understanding of surface treatment processes
  • Experience working with engineering, visual, or technical plans
  • Experience working with tools, equipment and materials in a chemical environment
  • Experience of inspection techniques including the operation of basic direct measurement equipment
  • Experience working to quality standards within an aerospace manufacturing environment

How to apply

To find out more, or to apply to this role, then please send your CV to careers@poeton.co.uk.

NDT Operator performing inspection at Poeton Industries