Quality Inspector- Automotive

  • Role type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 02/02/2018

Job Description

Ricardo is a global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy. It is also a specialist niche manufacturer of high performance products. The company employs over 2,100 professional engineers, consultants and scientists who are committed to delivering outstanding projects focused on class-leading innovation in our core product areas of engine, transmission, vehicle, hybrid and electrical systems, environmental forecasting and impact analysis.

Our activities cover a range of market sectors including passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, defence, motorsport, motorcycle, off-highway, marine, clean energy and power generation and government. Our client list includes the world’s major transportation original equipment manufacturers, supply 


This role involves working in a small team to validate high quality transmission components and casings, mainly for the motorsport / aerospace industries. You will be working with Mitutoyo co-ordinate measuring machines, both setting and operating. 



  • The successful candidate will be fully proficient in first article measuring skills, able to set up and effectively and efficiently operate CMM machines, with a clear understanding of engineering drawings and geometric tolerances.
  • Knowledge of gears, gear geometry and programming would be an advantage.
  • The ability to work individually and as part of a team to maximise the challenges this position offers is essential
  • A proactive and innovative approach to supporting the team, thriving on problem solving and a natural desire to contribute to continuous improvement within the team is important.


This role will involve working overtime when required to achieve delivery dates.



Ricardo offers a competitive salary and benefits packages, working in a clean, safe environment, along with excellent training and development prospects


Ricardo is an equal opportunities employer.

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