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GKN Aerospace : Quality Inspector

Updated: Mar 18

The following information was provided by GKN Aerospace


GKN Aerospace is reimagining air travel: going further, faster and greener! Fueled by great people whose expertise and creativity sets the standards in our industry, we’re inspired by the opportunities to innovate and break boundaries. We’re proud to play a part in protecting the world’s democracies. And we’re committed to putting sustainability at the center of everything we do, opening up and protecting our planet. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 12 countries we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. There are no limits to where you can take your career.


The compensation range for this position is:

$19.71/hour - $25.93/hour


The Inspector is responsible for inspecting all phases of complex materials and parts along with performing inspection of incoming raw materials, parts and documentation to complex engineering or functional standard documentation.


  • Sets up inspection procedures and material for inspection.

  • Inspects parts in production including first article production, in process, final inspection and customer returns.

  • Reviews customer returned goods and processes parts in accordance with Company procedures.

  • Will be reading complex blueprints and perform basic measurements.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • All candidates are required to complete a General Inspector written assessment

  • Able to perform heavy lifting, up to 50 pounds assisted

  • U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements


  • Strong communication, fluent and able to read and write in English.

  • Familiarity with ASI

  • Experience working in an Aerospace Manufacturing Environment

We’ll offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry; and is committed to pushing the boundaries even further. And with some of the best training on offer in the industry, who knows how far you can go?


Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN. We believe that we can only achieve our ambitions through a coming together of diverse minds who enjoy collaborating in an inspirational environment. Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. It’s a culture that won us ‘The Best Workplace Culture Award’. By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work.

We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know. We are the place where human dreams, plus human endeavor, shape the future of aerospace innovation and technology.

Quality Inspector Job Desciption
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