NDT Inspector

Posted on: 12/12/2018
Ref: VAC-17006
  • Salary: £32,000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Region: North East
  • Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
    Blueprint Recruitment
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  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Our client is truly a “global giant” within the manufacturing industry supplying to Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Automotive, Mining, Defence, Nuclear & Rail industries. They pride themselves on being a people based business where each and every individual is welcomed, nurtured and an integral part of the organisation.
For their state of the art Gateshead facility we have immediate permanent vacancies for an NDT Inspector

As NDT Inspector you will play key role in ensuring systems and structural components perform their function effectively whilst providing a balance between cost-effectiveness and quality control. You will ensure correct implementation of project quality plan within our manufacturing plant, monitoring the pipeline of NDT activities for all testing on a daily basis.
As NDT Inspector you will ensure that project specifications are accomplished in a timely and an accurate manner providing accurate and timely reports according to the project specifications.
You will work in collaboration with the Quality Manager encouraging positive open discussions on NDT deficiencies, safety and quality specifications making recommendations to improve processes, testing and safety.
Your PCN level 2 ultrasonic testing of forgings will act as a strong foundation in the testing of the product line including welds, forgings (and other wrought materials) and castings.
The NDT inspector also works in maintaining NDT inspection documents and related quality documents according to the project quality plan.


Interpret or evaluate test results in accordance with applicable codes, standards, specifications, or procedures.
Interpret the results of all methods of non-destructive testing (NDT) such as acoustic emission, electromagnetic, leak, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, neutron radiographic, radiographic, thermal or infrared, ultrasonic, vibration analysis, and visual testing.
Make recommendations for corrective actions, continually identifying areas of improvement
Select, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing (NDT) of products or materials.
Examine welds, forgings (and other wrought materials) and castings using non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques.
Make radiographic images to detect flaws in objects while leaving objects intact.
Identify defects in solid materials using ultrasonic testing techniques.
Prepare reports on non-destructive testing (NDT) results.
Conduct liquid penetrant tests to locate surface cracks by coating objects with fluorescent dyes, cleaning excess penetrant, and applying developer.
Document non-destructive testing (NDT) methods, processes, or results.
Produce images of objects on film using radiographic techniques.
Visually examine materials, structures, or components looking for signs of corrosion, metal fatigue, cracks, or other flaws.
Supervise or direct the work of non-destructive testing (NDT) trainees or staff.
Map the presence of imperfections within objects using sonic measurements.
Develop or use new non-destructive testing (NDT) methods such as acoustic emission testing, leak testing, and thermal or infrared testing.
Evaluate material properties using specifications and standards as requested.
Support other departments and carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.
Travel when required as dictated by business needs.


An exceptional ability to understand, evaluate and apply technical information.
Has solutions and suggestions that are effective in addressing the problem at hand.
Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks.
Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks.
Able to define, work within and improve business processes whilst exercising good judgement based on immediate and future business needs.

Qualifications required.
HND in a relevant engineering qualification or equivalent
PCN level 2 ultrasonic testing of forgings
ASNT TC 1A level II (or recognised equivalent which complies to EN473) in magnetic particle examination, dye penetrant examination & ultrasonic examination
Degree in a relevant subject -Engineering
Level II standard in Radiographic Examination
UT Trained and qualified to the required level

Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience
Experience with implementation of corrective action programs
Working knowledge within an engineering manufacturing environment

If you are interested in applying or would like further information then please send your cv in confidence to John Johnson, jjohnson@blueprint-recruitment.co.uk
Or call 01592 631644

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