First Article Inspector

Papendrecht, Netherlands

Job Reference 1245466

Location Papendrecht, Netherlands

Industry Infrastructure - Defense

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 9, 2024

First Article Inspector

Location: Papendrecht, Netherlands
Contract duration: 1 year
Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Airswift Recruiter: Ariane Lima

  • Conduct first article inspections for manufactured parts, ensuring they meet specifications and quality standards.
  • Candidate responsible for interim inspections, final inspections and verification.
  • Active contributions in carrying out root cause analyses, according to the Kepner & Tregoe (KT)
  • Basic Problem Solving method and subsequent (remedial) actions to implement continuous quality improvements
  • Follow AS9102 guidelines for documenting and reporting inspection results.
  • Collaborate with production teams to address any non-conformities or discrepancies.
  • Maintain accurate records of inspections and approvals.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives related to FAI.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings, interpret specifications and GD&T interpretation.
  • Strong communication skills for reporting findings.
  • Preparing and releasing inspection records accompanying deliveries
  • Familiarity with aerospace or manufacturing industry standards.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Drawing up, checking the deviation description, handling and deciding within authorization frameworks with regards to NCs and customer complaints.
  • Production challenges related to forged and machined parts, heat treatments, and surface treatments (such as corrosion resistance, hard chrome plating, and shot peening), provides a significant advantage.

  • Bachelor’s or master's degree minimum 6 years of FAIR experience will be considered.
  • Read and understand the Aerospace components, Engineering drawings and landing gear exposure.
  • Understand all GD&T symbols and should be able to apply for manufacturing process and their applications.
  • Work location: Papendrecht, Netherlands
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office applications, particularly Access & Excel.
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills.
  • You speak and write English well. Dutch is also important.
The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We provide an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift. 

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