Product Inspection Engineer

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Gillingham, Kent
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 913442
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Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Product Inspection Engineer for an automotive manufacturer based in Gillingham, Kent.

The role provides measurement expertise to support key engineering activities from product performance validation to new product development. The role also uses a wide range of state-of-the-art measurement technologies and facilities to support the development of cutting-edge ICE technology towards achieving carbon-free goals.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carry out product inspection activities according to design specifications.
  • Produce detailed inspection reports and communicate technical information effectively with key stakeholders.
  • Support inspection method and measurement process development.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • Ensure requirements, specifications and procedures are well defined and documented.
  • Contribute to continuous quality improvement.
  • Equipment calibration and maintenance.
  • Ensure EH&S and Quality Management System conformance (IATF 16949).

Required skills for this role:


  • Good fundamental knowledge of dimensional metrology and precision engineering.
  • Previous experience of using microscopes, contact and optical 3D measurement systems.
  • Be a team player.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and GD&T specifications.
  • Excellent attention to detail and solid problem-solving skills.
  • To be a self-starter, self-motivated and willing to learn new skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines when required.
  • Good understanding of 5S and workplace organisation.


  • Knowledge of diesel common rail fuel injection systems, test environments and diesel engines.
  • Practical knowledge of surface measurement and standards.
  • Experience of writing measurement programme (preferably Zygo and Taylor Hobson surface measurement instruments).
  • Experience of using 3D metrology software, preferably Polyworks.
  • Knowledge of traceability, measurement uncertainty and Measurement System Analysis (MSA).



Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline, plus a minimum of 2 years experience in a relevant field.


Master’s degree in metrology or precision engineering discipline.


Just Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent roles.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates.


Contact Tracey Bates to talk about this role on 01376 517079