Company: Weatherford
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Loughborough, England, United Kingdom


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Weatherford currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Inspector to join the team in East Leake, Loughborough. The Mechanical Inspector will provide accurate and efficient inspection of complex mechanical components, work-in-progress sub-assemblies, and finished product to the requirements of approved engineering drawings and specifications. Ensuring that quality requirements are met and maintained by suppliers, and in-house processes.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Detailed automated and manual inspection of complex mechanical components, sub-assemblies and finished product using appropriate calibrated measuring equipment to confirm conformance to approved manufacturing documentation.
  • Program, operate and maintain automated CMM and Hommel optical measurement systems.
  • Maintain calibration status of measuring equipment using both internal references and external calibration services.
  • Maintain Certificates of Conformity and other relevant documentation received with delivered and manufactured items, as required.
  • Create and maintain equipment e-log books, as required.
  • Liaise with internal departments and subcontractors, ensuring that quality requirements are understood and maintained.
  • Perform any other related duties, as required, which may include multi-tasking in other on-site manufacturing areas.


  • 5 GCSE's, grades A ~ C to include English and Maths (or equivalent).
  • Experience of working within a disciplined ISO 9001:2015 business.
  • Must be comfortable working under pressure, within a busy team environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years recent and continuous experience within a similar demanding mechanical inspection role.
  • Familiarity with Zeiss Contura (or similar) CNC CMM programming, set-up and use.
  • Capable of interpreting and working to engineering drawing requirements.
  • Be committed to quality, and able to accurately and efficiently inspect, using the correct measuring equipment.
  • Possess a good understanding of machine shop practices.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours (if required).
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Dynamic reliable team player.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexible positive 'can-do' attitude.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Integrity and trust.
  • Uses initiative.

  • Comfortable liaising with suppliers.
  • Mechanical assembly, and / or machining experience would be useful, but not essential.
  • Familiarity with Hommel Optic-line programming, set-up and use.
  • Familiarity with MRP systems (training provided).
  • Basic computer literacy.