Trainee Inspector

About the company:

Crosby Composites (established in 1982) is the number one composite manufacturer in the UK, excelling in the design and manufacture of high-quality carbon fibre parts. Our global customers cover Formula 1, motorsport but primarily automotive, making components and bodywork for some of the most prestigious and outrageous hyper cars in the world. Our services in supporting this include conceptual design, bespoke tooling and manufacturing (with inhouse state of the art spray painting, kit cutting and multiple large autoclaves).

About our employees:

As a member of the Crosby Composites team, we expect all our employees to:

  • Adhere to all Crosby Composites policies and procedures.
  • Represent the Company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Ensure workplace safety is practiced at all times.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.

Core Values:

Teamwork – At the heart of everything we do.

Reliability – Honesty and dependability in our everyday business.

Accountability – It up to me and it’s up to us, we all take responsibility for our actions.

Continuous Improvements – Always striving to improve all that we do.

Exceeding Expectations – Never accepting the minimum standard.

Driving Safety First – Looking out for ourselves and each other.


  • Support the development of an efficient and effective operational Team.
  • Increase efficiency to +90%.
  • Reduce scrap to 2%.
  • Ensure 100% Plan Adherence.
  • Increase staff retention.
  • Develop and maintain the pace of staff development.


  • Meeting the mission objectives (detailed above) which are measured and monitored through the data and metrics collected by the company.

Purpose of the job:

The role of the Inspector is to be responsible for ensuring all parts are fully inspected and have passed the customer specific quality standards before they are sent out to the customer. You will be trained in all of the processes in Inspection to be able to support in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be trained in the following.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Using a Romer Arm and PowerInspect.
  • The process of inspecting parts to make sure that they are in line with customer requirements whether this be mid process or prior to despatch.
  • Communicate all non-conformances to appropriate personnel.
  • Record all non-conformances on internal quality management database.
  • Ensure that the inspection department is compliant with the quality management system and company procedures.
  • High proportion of inspection will be focussing on the cosmetic appearance of the panels.
  • Ensure all measuring equipment is kept in good working order and calibrated accordingly.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy working environment.


  • Be able to work in a fast paced / high pressure industry.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good communicational and written skills.
  • Capable of reaching set targets within given time.
  • Good knowledge about all common computer applications.
  • Constant awareness of health and safety.