Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Llay Wrexham has an exciting opportunity for an Inspector CMM.

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 42 hours per week, 24/7 shift patter with days and nights.
  • Job location: Llay, Wrexham, LL12 0PB.
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

Experience in all aspects of inspection methods within the Aerospace Sector.

Perks and Benefits

  • A company culture that promotes work life balance
  • Access to mental health support
  • Business performance related bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Commitment to continued learning and development
  • Perkbox - includes monthly treats and discounts from selected restaurants, cinemas, shops etc
  • Long Service Awards
  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement based on length of service
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

  • Use a variety of inspection tools safely and competently
  • Use complex inspection equipment, such as CMM and/or electronic measuring equipment
  • Completing concessions raise NCRs and minor rework forms as required when non-conforming product has been identified
  • Final release of parts to customer signing certificates of conformity
  • To participate in 8D investigations where required
  • Complete first and final inspection of parts
  • Use complex inspection equipment, such as CMM and/or electronic measuring equipment
  • Full inspection for FAI and prove out
  • Interpret, follow and read engineering drawings and SOPs without supervision
  • Directly and proactively suggest improvements to processes particularly with new product introduction within the customer specification
  • Process and make recommendations regarding quality issues
  • Liaise with quality, production and engineering teams to improve quality
  • Support with problem solving root cause and corrective action activities
  • Attend daily SQCDP meetings, and feedback information as required
  • Conduct inspection activities within agreed time scales to meet sales targets
  • Ensure all monitoring and measuring equipment is within calibration before use. Escalate any out of calibration equipment to the inspection team leader
  • Carry out operations safely with regard to own and others safety and dispose of waste correctly
  • Maintain high standards of 6S and directly offer improvements

Position Requirements


  • Engineering trade qualification or recognised NVQ at level 3 in machining or inspection, or similar relevant qualification and/or apprenticeship


  • Aerospace parts manufacture including treatments
  • Product inspection to drawing
  • Processing of non-conforming parts and completion of NCRs
  • CMM experience

Key Competencies:

  • Communication skills
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Multi-tasking

Other skills/Abilities


  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Good hand to eye co-ordination
  • Reporting skills
  • Problem solving skills


  • Good IT skills
  • Work well under pressure

Personal Attributes:

  • Working on own initiative
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong quality focus

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan, we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

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