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Manufacturing Small

Manufacturing & Supply Chain


Location Shrewsbury
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000090638

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Job Title: Inspector

Hourly Rate: £13.35

Location : Shrewsbury, Shropshire.       

Benefits:  21 days annual leave    

                 4% bonus

                 Contributory pension scheme- Caterpillar will double the employee's contribution Up to 10%

                 Contributory share scheme- Caterpillar will matched 50% of the employee's contribution

                 CAT Advantage

Relocation/ Sponsorship: Not Supported in This Role .

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business. 

Who is Caterpillar? What do we do?

Caterpillar is a world leader in construction and mining equipment—creating innovative, cutting-edge products and services that help our customers build the world around us. With that level of impact comes the platform to care for the world, we work in. That’s why we lead sustainable green initiatives to preserve the environment, help reduce poverty with the Caterpillar Foundation and stay involved in the communities we help build.

What will Caterpillar do for you?

From day one, you’re set up to thrive at Caterpillar: helpful training, relatable mentors, global experience, competitive salary package, work-life balance and the growth opportunities you expect with a Fortune 100 company. You power our success and we are committed to empowering yours. After all, when your work can impact the entire world, it’s important to do work that matters.

Job Opportunity:

Caterpillar Shrewsbury are responsible for the design, development, and integration of engine and drivetrain packages to meet the needs of tracked and wheeled products globally. The facility also provides remanufacturing services of industrial engines, components, and transmissions. An opportunity has become available for a Goods Receiving Inspector within the Inspection Department at Caterpillar Shrewsbury. Reporting to the Inspection Team Leader, the incumbent will be predominately responsible for inspecting precision engineering components, and supporting other activities within the Inspection Department, achieving quality and on time delivery to customer specifications. This is a challenging role and represents an exciting opportunity working as part of a highly focused team.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Undertake inspection measurement of precision components using Coronated Measuring Machines, Faro Arms, and tabletop inspection methods.

  • Product Audits, of components and assemblies.

  • Undertake Tabletop inspection and Proofing of components, including crack and hardness testing.

  • Calibration of Gauges.

  • Book and comment on material using and MRP system eg MFG/PRO.

  • Technically Support Quality & Design Engineers.

  • Compile and Issue Initial Sample Inspection Reports and inspection audit reports.

  • Complete Laboratory Analysis of fluids and materials.

Skills and Experience:

Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Having a recognised Engineering qualification eg apprenticeship.

  • Ability to read Engineering drawings, and full understanding of Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Practical experience in an Inspection role.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to plan, organise, and prioritise a varied range of work.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative.

  • Excellent team player.

Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Computer literate. Including knowledge of Microsoft Office and MRP system (MFG/PRO)

  • Industry experience in Manufacturing, Industrial, Automotive, or Aerospace.

  • Experience with casting, machining and Assembly processes is highly desirable.

  • Experience in NDT Crack Detection Methods.

NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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