NDT Engineer

Date advertised:
Job details:
The Test Department of GKN Filton provides a non-destructive testing (NDT) service to the manufacturing and design & engineering functions of GKN.

The job holder works within the test department and is responsible for:
  • Approving and supervising NDT Level 2s, Level 1s and trainees
  • Reviewing and approving procedures, instruction and techniques
  • Performing tests on various types of aircraft and non-aircraft materials, components and structures
  • Undertaking investigations on and into NDT-related problems or issues
  • Auditing of NDT suppliers, including monitoring their accreditations, Nadcap, etc 
  • Reporting on NDT matters.

Please note that the responsibilities extend to cover both internal resource and sub-tier suppliers.

Key deliverables:
  • Supervising and, if necessary, training all levels of NDT resource
  • Creating, reviewing and approving NDT procedures, instructions and techniques
  • Ensuring all relevant procedures, instructions and techniques are complied with
  • Performing NDT inspections
  • Provide reports on NDT matters as required
  • Communication with customers and suppliers as required
  • Compliance with all health & safety requirements.    

Key skills:
The job holder shall be:
  • Qualified to EN 4179 Level 3 Penetrant Testing
  • Knowledgeable of material specifications and their associated testing criterion
  • Capable of producing concise reports
  • Conversant with Microsoft Office IT Processes
  • Verbally proficient to discuss NDT and related matters with all levels of staff.

Contact details:
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