• Full Time
  • Bristol

Website Fowlers of Bristol (Engineers LTD

Full Job Description

June 2022

Job Title: Quality Inspector (Engineering)

Sector: Defence, Aerospace & Nuclear

Reporting To: Chief Inspector

Location: Avonmouth, Bristol

Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time

Hours: 37.5 hours per Week


Fowlers of Bristol (Engineers) Ltd is a well-established Bristol based manufacturing firm which produces high quality, sheet metal & precision engineered products predominantly for the Aerospace, Defence and Nuclear industries. We employ approx. 25 staff and operate a single day shift with occasional overtime.


Reporting to the Chief Inspector, the successful candidate will be part of a 3 strong quality assurance team, with a focus on inspection of sheet metal & machined parts predominantly for the Defence and Aerospace sectors while assisting with other day-to-day duties within the department.


1. Read & interpret engineering drawings

2. Inspection of parts using manual equipment such as micrometers, height gauges, shadowgraph etc, plus use of CMM will be required.

3. General QA activities such as goods inwards receipt inspection and raw material control.

4. Liaising with the Engineering Manager and the Production Planner to ensure work going through the department is completed in a timely and efficient manner to meet both customer & company targets.

5. Non-conformance investigations and reporting


The ideal person will have;

1. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role

2. Experience of working to AS9100/ISO 9001 QMS procedures.

3. A good working knowledge of engineering processes (precision machining, sheet metalwork, presswork, fabrication & welding) from an inspection perspective.

4. Experience in the use of various engineering measuring equipment’s (including Aberlink CMM).

5. Experience with completion of production verification activities including First Article Inspection Reports

6. Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work well as part of a team and on own initiative.

7. Computer Literacy – Use of Microsoft office software including Outlook, Word, Excel, Access


Applications to be made via Indeed

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Overtime

COVID-19 considerations:
Covid Precautions are in line with current Government guidance

To apply for this job please visit uk.indeed.com.