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Quality Inspector (Night Shift)


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

17th January 2024


Advanced Technology



Job Type:




At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. Our Advanced Technology business is where we combine our pace and agility with free-thinking to deliver complex engineering solutions and specialist manufacturing programmes to the automotive, aerospace, marine, and defence sectors, accelerating the net zero journey for our customers. Our current portfolio includes a diverse range of projects, including novel suspension systems for military applications, innovative aircraft seating systems, a ‘last mile’ 18 tonne electric delivery truck and the design and delivery of a new hydraulic control system for a hypercar.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven and capable Quality Inspector to perform CMM and mechanical inspection(s) of products to determine conformance to specification and drawing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Programming and operation of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) running latest iteration of PC-DMIS software.
  • First off inspection of machined (5 axis milled/turned) workpieces.
  • Dimensional inspection of a variety of components to Prodrive and other customer drawings and specifications – often to tight tolerances and with safety critical characteristics.
  • Use of various mechanical inspection equipment (Shadowgraph, Height Gauge, Thread Gauges, Micrometers etc.) to verify product conformity.
  • Laser marking of components with part and traceability details.
  • Supporting the team to ensure inspection equipment is well maintained and calibrated.
  • Professional interface with other departments.                                                                                             
  • Adhoc duties as specified by the Quality Manager.

This role is a night shift from 19:00 – 07:00 Monday to Thursday.

Who Are We Looking for?

  • HNC or Equivalent in an Engineering discipline preferred.
  • Ability to program (on & offline) and operate a CMM running PC DMIS software (2019 onwards) is essential.
  • Ability to operate and Romer/Faro inspection arm an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of IATF / TS 16949 / ISO 9001 tools and techniques.
  • Exposure to automotive/aerospace/defence or motorsport industries.
  • Computer literate with use of the MS Office suite.
  • Knowledge of inspection equipment and techniques.
  • Extensive understanding of engineering drawings and geometric tolerancing.
  • An ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An ability to work well in a team.
  • Excellent time management skills and task deadlines driven.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact + a competitive shift premium.
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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