Inspection Team leader (M/F)

  • Company : MatchTech
  • Localisation : West Midlands, Erdington - UK - West Midlands
  • Position : Inspection Team leader
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-10-27
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Job Description


The role holder will be accountable for inspection of products in line with the Company\'s documented standard processes and quality requirements, including meeting individual and departmental performance targets set by the company such as safety, delivery, quality, productivity.



  • Lead, motivate and develop the team through the provision of instructions and guidance to ensure departmental/site performance targets are met. This includes primary operational targets such as safety, quality, delivery, and productivity as well as employee engagement.
  • Deputise or lead daily accountability meetings (SQDWPE) for designated department and provide cover where required.
  • Review team performance daily via daily accountability (SQDWPE), efficiency and production meetings in order to identify areas for improvement and encourage progress.
  • Manage team or individual performance in line with company processes and procedures i.e. disciplinary process.
  • Communicate the company vision, mission and values through the SQDWPE process in order to motivate the team and drive accountability.
  • Promote Safety, Health and Environmental awareness at all times
  • Conduct safety and environmental inspections/audits where required.
  • Administration of team annual/sick leave documentation including return to work interviews as well as Tensor administration in line with the attendance policy
  • Support the annual appraisal process through completion of team PDR`s and identification of individual/team training needs.
  • Conduct toolbox talks where required.
  • Generate and implement ideas to continuously improve individual, team and process performance through the deployment of lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Promote the sharing or ideas and \'Best practice\' throughput teams, departments and wider organisation.


  • Achieve departmental KPI\'s (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity etc.).
  • Attend and actively contribute to production meetings when required.
  • Conduct inspection processes in accordance with documented standards.
  • Cover Inspection roles as required at times of holiday, sickness or increased inspection requirements.
  • Ensure accurate completion of production and quality documentation.
  • Support Material Review Board activities and assist in problem investigations using appropriate tools such as 5-why, fishbone and 8D reporting.
  • Work overtime when required.
  • Generate and implement ideas to continuously improve individual, team and process performance through the deployment of lean manufacturing concepts.


  • To perform other such duties as generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of responsibility.


  • Successful development and implementation of the Inspection SQD production system.
  • Continual flow of inspection meeting demands of three manufacturing work streams.
  • Improving trend across Inspection focused (SQD) KPI\'s
  • Coordination of First Off completion to meet Business demand
  • Successful adoption of the Customer Manifest Document and work-to-lists
  • Actions plans will be in place to drive improvement across the Inspection Department


  • Driven - Driven to deliver the best, personally and for the company. Motivated by responsibility, an energetic self-starter who is results orientated, tenacious and deadline driven. A high degree of self-belief and desire to progress.
  • Inspirational Leader - Charismatic, capable of providing clear direction for the teams and motivated to constantly drive safety, quality and production targets and efficiencies to a high standard. Promotes autonomy within the team, has a flexible approach, and encourages an ethos of managing upwards.
  • Effective communicator - able to engage effectively at all levels, with a flexible communication style which can be adapted to suit the audience. Able to vary approach and content to motivate, persuade, query and challenge.
  • Problem-solver - tenacious and will use creativity, innovation and an analytical approach to exhaust all options until a satisfactory solution is found.
  • Decisive - confident in making difficult decisions, balancing the analysis of data with personal judgement and taking into account the wider company ramifications and commercial context.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Required profile

Driven, Inspirational Leader, Effective Communicator, Problem Solver, Decisive
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 2 to 4 years
  • Salary :
  • References : EMP402183_1509099798
  • Activity area : Aerospace Engineering

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