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Primary Location: 

United Kingdom - Havant, GB

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Support Functions

Quality Control Inspector


At Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings we enhance the business of our customers by providing integrated systems, packages and products that offer lifecycle efficiency, decreased costs and reduced risks through the provision of reliable and environmentally sustainable products.


As a Quality Control Inspector, you will be part of a dynamic team in providing inspection support across the product line within the Seals & Bearings business. The successful candidate will be based out of our office in Havant, Hampshire United Kingdom.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Execute inspection of components, assemblies and documentation for incoming parts and in process manufacturing according to engineering drawing specification and purchase order requirements.
  • Review engineering drawings to conduct effective testing across the product lines.
  • Identify and document any non-conformance in accordance with process and seek to make any process improvements.
  • Participate in lesson learnt and improvement projects to support product design and modifications to meet required specifications.
  • Support in each stage of the inspection lifecycle to ensure effective inspection support is provided, including goods inwards inspection, work in progress and finished part inspection.
  • Deliver seal assembly reporting i.e. dimensional checks per requirements .
  • Utilise appropriate equipment such as Verniers, micrometres, shadow graph, Pi tapes etc. in order to conduct successful testing and reporting.  


What do we expect from you?


  • A background within a testing function within a manufacturing environment.
  • Level 2 City & Guilds qualification in Mechanical Engineering is desireble.
  • Pro-active individual with a team player attitude.
  • Practical problem solver with the ability to display a systematic approach to evaluation and resolution.
  • Excellent communicator, written and verbal.
  • IT literate with working knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written.
  • Must be eligible for base line security clearance.


What we offer you


All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation.


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. 


In case you have questions or would like to know more about the role please contact:


Ken French

Manager, Systems Compliance




Last application date: 25/09/2019


This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at


Please be aware that many roles working for Wärtsilä UK Ltd will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.  These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.