Workshop Inspector

Location Manchester
Discipline: Aerospace & Aviation, Manufacturing & Production
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Nick Hyde

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Job ref: 33375
Published: about 2 months ago

Role: Workshop Inspector

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive


Shift Pattern: Monday - Thursday, 7am - 4pm, Friday 7am - 1pm

The Workshop Inspector is responsible for inspecting and certifying aircraft components and assemblies in accordance with EASA and UKCAA Part 145/Part 21G regulations. This role ensures that maintenance, repair, and production activities comply with relevant regulatory requirements and company standards.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Inspection and Certification

    • Conduct detailed inspections of aircraft components and assemblies to ensure compliance with EASA/UKCAA Part 145 and Part 21G requirements.

    • Certify the airworthiness of components after maintenance or production activities.

    • Review and approve maintenance records, ensuring accuracy and completeness.

  2. Regulatory Compliance

    • Ensure all workshop activities comply with EASA/UKCAA regulations and company procedures.

    • Stay updated with changes in aviation regulations and implement necessary adjustments in inspection processes.

    • Assist in the development and implementation of compliance programs and procedures.

  3. Quality Assurance

    • Perform quality audits and assessments of workshop processes and procedures.

    • Identify non-conformities and potential areas for improvement, recommending corrective actions.

    • Monitor the implementation of corrective actions to ensure effectiveness.

  4. Technical Support

    • Provide technical guidance and support to workshop staff regarding inspection standards and procedures.

    • Collaborate with engineering and production teams to resolve technical issues.

    • Assist in the training and development of workshop personnel.

  5. Documentation and Reporting

    • Maintain accurate and detailed inspection records and reports.

    • Prepare and present reports on inspection findings, compliance issues, and quality assurance activities.

    • Ensure all documentation is maintained in accordance with regulatory and company requirements.

  6. Continuous Improvement

    • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance inspection processes and overall workshop performance.

    • Contribute to the development of best practices and innovative solutions in inspection and quality assurance.


  • Proven experience in aircraft maintenance, inspection, or production within an EASA/UKCAA Part 145/Part 21G environment.

  • Experience with quality assurance and regulatory compliance in the aviation industry.

Technical Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of EASA/UKCAA Part 145 and Part 21G regulations.

  • Proficiency in using inspection tools and equipment.

  • Strong understanding of aircraft systems and components.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What we offer:

  • 7% employer contribution to pension

  • 25 days per annum

  • Private Healthcare & Dental cover on successful completion of probation period

  • Life Assurance cover

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • In-house type training options to enhance your skills and long term personal growth