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  • First Article Inspection Engineer / EN/AS9100 and EN/AS9102

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Location: Manchester
  • Sector: Other
  • Salary: GBP 35 per hour
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Technologies: First Article Inspection Engineer AS9100 AS9102
  • Reference: M240223FAIE

First Article Inspection Engineer / EN/AS9100 and EN/AS9102

Posted Wednesday, 24 April 2024

First Article Inspection Engineer / EN/AS9100 and EN/AS9102.

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent contract opportunity for a First Article Inspection Engineer with manufacturing experience to join a leading defence client based onsite in Bolton.

Eligibility for Security Clearance is mandatory.


  • Conduct First Article Inspection (FAI) activities as part of the delivery of the Industrial Validation plans ensuring that Manufacturing and related processes are applied across all projects and to help review supplier FAIs to ensure they meet requirements.
  • This is a challenging ‘Subject Matter Expert’ role that requires a highly technical mind set and a considerable level of attention to detail. It will offer variety across several key topics within the Manufacturing environment and will offer you the chance to make a significant contribution to product safety, continual improvement, and our business reputation.
  • Undertake preparation of First Article Inspections activities through the analysis of the manufacturing data-pack and understanding of the associated processes, gathering all the necessary information required.
  • Produce First Article Inspection reports by auditing and analysing the operations and processes being conducted in the relevant manufacturing area.
  • Identify non-conformances and areas for improvement during the FAI process ensuring the relevant IAR (improvement Action Requests) are managed to satisfactory closure.
  • Carry out the compilation of First Article Inspection Reports (FAIRs) detailing findings from FAI conducted.
  • Provide technical and process support to manufacturing to support closure of non-conformances ensuring that the necessary actions have been implemented to prevent recurrence of the issues.
  • Conduct reviews of Supplier FAIRs ensuring they meet the requirements placed, liaising with the Industrial manufacturing engineers to help resolve any issues identified to release the parts for use in production.

Required skills:

  • Qualified to minimum HNC/HND in relevant subject ideally.
  • Quality Audit experience required.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of EN/AS9100 and EN/AS9102.
  • Experience in the compilation of FAI reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Capability to identify sustainable business improvements & ensure effective implementation.
  • Recognise and understand internal and external customer requirements and respond to them.
  • Planning and organising skills to ensure multiple tasks are prioritised and monitored to deliver set objectives.
  • Experience in the compilation of FAI reports detailing findings from FAI conducted.

Does the above match your experience and expectations? Please get in touch for further details!

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