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Date: May 8, 2021

Location: Portsmouth, GB

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.


Job Summary

GKN Aerospace in Portsmouth supply an extensive range of products for different types of fixed and rotary wing aircrafts, land vehicles, missiles, UAVs, torpedoes and marine vessels for Fuel and Flotation markets.
GKN Aerospace Portsmouth currently have a vacancy for a Quality Inspector to join their expanding team. 
The Quality Inspector will be held accountable for 

Job Responsibilities

•    Inspect product using Engineering Drawings, Criteria and Specifications
•    Accurately use measuring equipment to verify conformity
•    Communicate non-conformities to Operators, Supervisors and Suppliers
•    Demonstrate conforming product to customers
•    Ensure work is carried out in accordance with the correct procedures
•    Carry out First Article Inspections
•    Raising and signing of C of C
•    Audit products and processes
•    Be able to demonstrate a strong focus on high quality standards of work
•    Accurately follow given specifications and criteria
•    Understand the importance of the team ethic
•    Be willing to work in various departments within GKN as and when required
•    Support overtime requirements i.e. end of the month

Job Qualifications

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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