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Job #: R-00091536
Location: Essex, GB
Category: Manufacturing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None


Job Description:

Leidos Industrial Engineers is a market leader in the supply of total turnkey system solutions and systems integration within Automotive, Airports, Aerospace, Logistics, Process and Warehouse Management

Our culture

Our success is built on our highly valued people who are passionate about customer satisfaction, who foster a winning ‘can do – get it done’ culture and who support our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

We focus on continuous improvement and excellent execution in everything we do with innovative leadership embracing the highest level of ethics and integrity.

We would love to hear from talented candidates who are passionate about working for a dynamic international business and share our passion and value our culture.  

What you’ll be doing:

As a CMM Quality Inspector, you will be expected to use engineering principles in order to oversee the programming and operating of Faro Arm and Co-ordinate Measuring Machines (C.M.M.) used to verify the dimensional accuracy of component parts, fixtures and Jigs, according to CAD design drawing data, and tool/part print specifications. The recording of inspection results and the preparation and distribution of reports pertaining to such inspection results.

Key responsibilities will also include

● Adhere to and help enforce Health and Safety regulations and law.

● Have knowledge of ISO9001, ISO14001 and Q1.

● Understand the Quality Management System Quality Brief.

Faro Arm: Main responsibility

  • Operating and programming faro arm

  • Creating programs by using CAD models

  • Creating programs from technical drawings when needed

  • Inspecting jigs, fixtures, and simple components

  • Creating reports for customers and internal reports

  • Adjusting components to meet inspection requirements and tolerances

  • Following design specifications for the jobs being inspected

  • Reporting any quality concerns to a Quality Lead

  • Calibrating faro arm daily when in use

  • Reporting any damages on faro and laptop issues

  • Maintaining faro

  • Reporting calibrating needs and servicing

  • Traveling within the UK and worldwide for business needs

  • Being able to do extra hours when needed

CMM: when required

  • Operating and programming CMM machine

  • Calibrating machine before use

  • Maintaining CMM machines

  • Reporting any machines and parts faults and issues

  • Completing quality checks and reports

  • Reporting calibrations needs and servicing

Quality: When required (covering quality inspector)

  • Checking components from CNC workshop

  • Making sure components are made correctly and within tolerances on the drawings

  • Checking components for any sharp edges and damages

  • Using multiple measurement equipment (micrometres, gauges, etc)

  • Reporting any failures or damages on parts to a Quality Lead

  • Filling up any NCR documentation for failed products

  • Checking fixtures or jigs on the final stage for any missing parts, damages, and quality issues

  • Completing final inspection report sheets

  • Reporting any failure to assembly and Quality Lead for correction

  • Inspecting sub parts and making sure they are produced in line with the required standards

  • Ensure all products shipped are packed correctly/safely.


If Quality/inspection department tasks are complete, inspectors will be required to help in different departments. This can include Assembly and CNC workshop, depended on business needs.

About you:

You’ll have a track record in “hands on” experience in a machine shop/manufacturing environment and demonstrable industry knowledge using Faro Arm engineering and programming principles to provide efficient solutions for the assembly of machine engineered, precision components, coupled with sound operating and programming of CMM machinery.

Although the role is to be based from our Wickford hub, the successful candidate may be required to regularly travel to other locations within the UK and worldwide, therefore a valid passport and full driving licence is mandatory.

At Leidos Industrial Engineers we provide a competitive employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)

  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

Leidos Industrial Engineers is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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