Senior Inspection Technician

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Date: 13-Apr-2017

Location: Woking, GB

Purpose of the Role:

To competently follow predefined inspection processes to deliver products through advanced and specialised experience, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.


Role Dimensions:

Overtime during certain periods of the year is essential to ensure customer deadlines are achieved. 


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Leads and delivers in inspection activities following instructions and processes to ensure technology is delivered effectively, efficiently, on-time, to specification and in a cost effective manner.
  • Supervises and provides support to inspection technicians.
  • Completes own work unsupervised and facilitates the work and activities of others; may coordinate work beyond own area.
  • Acts as a lead, proposes improvements to processes and coordinates the work of others.
  • Performs/prepares build, test or inspection activities before and during product manufacturing.
  • Delivers inspection requirements by following instructions/processes.
  • The position will also include all aspects of the inspection processes inclusive of AOI programming.
  • Follows and communicates understanding of inspection procedures, processes and technical documentation.
  • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices.
  • Maintains manufacturing documentation to achieve full standards of traceability.
  • Fully contributes to the process of continuous improvements and company goal of achieving zero defects in accordance with ISO9001 certified quality management systems requirements.


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Good GCSE grades or equivalent in English and Maths.
  • Hand soldering skills to meet Class 3 requirements for IPC-J-STD-001, IPC-610 & IPC-7711/7721.
  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant IPC standards.
  • Comprehensive understanding of industry standards and regulations in order to ensure guidelines are followed and machinery and equipment are operated safety.
  • Has developed proficiency in a range of processes or procedures through job-related training and considerable on-the-job expertise.
  • General experience in surface mount manufacturing processes is an advantage but not essential.
  • Basic PC skills.
  • Good time management.
  • Good attention to detail to allow you to maintain or exceed high levels of production standards and efficiency.
  • Ability to fully contribute to the process of continuous improvements.
  • Good understanding of working in similar high technology environment.

Values and Behaviours:


Values and Behaviours aligned to the McLaren Technology Group Values and Behaviours Framework: Which can be found here


  • Fosters a dynamic environment and accelerates learning in others.
  • Highly motivated with a hunger to learn new processes.
  • Demonstrates a collaborative approach by sharing accurate and meaningful information and ideas openly with others.
  • Develops positive working relationships by being open about their work and involving others where possible and by supporting others in their work.
  • Seeks feedback from key stakeholders to better understand how well delivering against expectations.
  • Demonstrates personal ownership for delivering their role, their learning and their career by proactively managing each.
  • Asks questions to better understand the business and the needs of the business.
  • Accepts responsibility for delivering own area of work and results, even if difficulties arise.
  • Demonstrates ability to be flexible and adapt thinking and approach quickly as required in the circumstances.
  • Regularly requests feedback and measurement on how well stakeholder needs, including peers, are being met.

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