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CMM Inspector

Sheffield, Yorkshire
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Key Details

Work hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Hillsborough, Sheffield

Job type: Permanent, Full-time

Independent Forgings and Alloys (IFA) is one of the UK's leading independent aerospace and industrial forgers. The unique feature about IFA is the combination of open and closed-die forging while also undertaking the whole production process from raw material to the finished product in one location. Operating from a ft2 facility in Sheffield, we manufacture high-integrity, open-die and closed-die forged components in nickel alloy, titanium, stainless steel and carbon alloys for customers and tier-one suppliers within the aerospace, nuclear, power generation, marine as well as oil and gas sector.

Main Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the NDT Manager, you will be responsible for the inspection of first off blades, forged pieces and last off.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ability to check and communicate any changes required
  • PC D-MIS literate, and CMM program/use trained/competent
  • Continuous improvement of dies for right first time through issue of CAD/CAM modifications to the design team
  • Calibrate master blades
  • Use of measuring equipment i.e. double beam projector, height gauges, calipers, micrometers etc.
  • Creation of FAIR reports

Skills and Experience


  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience in working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in inspecting forgings.
  • Competent working knowledge of D-MIS, CMM program and other windows-based data systems.
  • The ability to work on own initiative after training.
  • Evidence of effective eye sight to pass annual eye test.


  • Experience in visual inspection.



  • Educated to 5 GCSEs A-C, including Maths and English.

Company principles and culture

Our vision of success through integrity is supported by our core values:

  • Working safely - safety is a priority in all that we do, both the safety of all on site and the provision of a safe product.
  • Teamwork - by working respectfully together on teams across our business, we build great relationships, recognize outstanding contributions and create the environment for our highly skilled workforce to support our customers in meetings their requirements.
  • Always looking for improvement - our teams are excellent at what they do and are constantly working to improve our processes.

Why work for us?

At IFA we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As one of the UK's leading forge manufacturers we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service to the company and our customers.

We offer you:

  • Competitive pay.
  • Holidays - you will have 33 days holiday, including bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme - IFA wants to provide its employees a good foundation for the life after work and hence offers a 5% contribution. The pension scheme comes along with further discounts on health, travel and rescue insurances.
  • Bonus scheme - this is linked to team and company performance.
  • Westfield cash plan - IFA provides level 1 health cash plan which comes along with numerous discounts and special offers, including gym discounts, online, high street and grocery retailers and many more.
  • Death in service payment, full company sick pay and long service rewards.
  • Tax efficiency schemes: Childcare vouchers and Cycle to Work.
  • Free work wear and PPE.
  • On-site parking is available.
  • Focus on wellbeing and mental health awareness.
  • Trust - we encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.
  • Development - we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

If this has drawn your interest, we would be delighted to hear from you! Please hit the apply now button and upload your CV.

For further information please visit our company website.

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  • Job Reference: 718772327-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Independent Forgings and Alloys
    Independent Forgings and Alloys
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent