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Job #: R-00106391
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: UK - BPSS
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Production Quality Test Inspector is responsible for reviewing, compiling, identifying, and resolving issues from the manufacture of complex Conveyer systems and control panels. In this role, the job holder will carry out “in line inspection and Test ”, conduct Root Cause Corrective Actions (RCCA) with technical stake holders to identify process, build and design issues and opportunities for improvement.

This role will also be responsible for carrying out” Pre-ship” Quality checks and facilitate factory acceptance test before releasing the product from the factory into the Warehouse / Customer.

The in-line testing could also include programming the conveyor control systems and testing them. Quality testing feedback will be used by the Engineering/Product Development/ Production teams to improve the products and services to increase customer satisfaction, product reliability and profitability.

The job holder will work with Production staff to carry out “ in-Line”  inspection activities at key points in Production  and record the inspection results maintaining records to produce product factory acceptance testing prior to shipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Monitor and inspect in line product quality and product functional performance highlighting any non-conformances and trending issues; prioritize based on severity, occurrence, safety and/or cost of each failure mode.

  • Work with the production team to implement any corrective action.

  • Work with the Production team to instigate finished product concessions (where applicable)

  • Assess performance against estimates and drive appropriate RCCA for variances.

  • Lead, plan, coordinate, and execute detailed RCCA activities with subject matter experts. Use all quality tools available to drive the best solution in a timely manner. Hold review meetings with Engineering/Product management to present results and drive change.

  • Actively participate in project meetings and represent the customer needs throughout the gated Product Realization Process (PRP).

  • Review service requirements, procedures and manuals; provide timely and meaningful feedback.

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities and make recommendations to improve the product design and service processes.

Education and / or Experience

HNC/ONC  in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering / IT with relevant work experience in a manufacturing engineering or quality engineering role, ideally in the conveyor manufacturing industry.

Qualification and Experience in Information Technology (Programming) would be a distinct advantage.

Experience with CAPA and 8D structured problem solving to address root cause of failures.

Proficient statistical analysis skills; Working knowledge of Quality Data and Quality Data systems.

Strong customer focus and influence skills.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Other skills and abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and can work well will internal and external customers

  • Communication skills, both verbal and written are required.

  • Ability to interpret Technical Drawings both electrical and mechanical will be essential.

  • Ability to use inspection tools, Micrometer, Vernier caliper etc.

  • Experience in Information Technology (Programming) would be a distinct advantage.  

  • Team player with ability to priorities and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. 

  • Ability to perform multiple activities simultaneously and independently.                                                                                      

  • Proficient statistical analysis skills; Working knowledge of Quality Data and Quality Data systems.

  • Quality Reporting, NCMR, MRB

  • CAPA reporting

  • Experience with ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

  • Microsoft Word / Excel experience

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance (BPSS).

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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