Posted 10th January 2022



NDT Technician (Radiography)

About us

A well-known, long-standing and respected employer in the Stockport area, WFEL is well
renowned in Defence Manufacturing and world leader in rapidly deployable military bridging.
A pioneer of engineering excellence and innovation across the Defence sector, for both
Land and Air based solutions.

As a trusted partner to our Military customers around the globe, our employees are the
heart of our company.

Main purpose of job: The NDE Technician will complete RT, VT & PT tests and inspection
of products at various stages of production process, with an emphasis on non-destructive

Main Duties:

  • Ensuring the product quality of materials that are fabricated on the shop floor
    in a timely manner.
  • Reviews part prints, procedures and work instructions to complete testing.
  • Performing Quality Inspections, including RT, VT & PT methods, verifying
    that parts or materials meet specifications indicated.
  • Sets up and performs non-destructive tests on materials, parts, or products
    to measure performance, life, or material characteristics.
  • Coordinating with Quality Manager on all applicable issues.
  • Documenting report, and corrective/preventative actions.
  • Ensures that equipment operates correctly.
  • Ensures compliance to the process for the Control of Records and Document
    Control Process.
  • Participation in problem solving activities, to mitigate the presence of defects
  • Interpret radiographs and the retention of records as appropriate.
  • Set up and calibrate non-destructive testing equipment.

Qualifications & Education

  • The ability to read and accurately interpret drawings/specifications.
  • The ability to use Quality Instruments, i.e. Weld gauges, micrometers,
    steel ruler, etc.
  • Qualified in accordance with ISO9712 for RT/VT/PT minimum (PCN level 2)
  • UK driving licence

Relevant experience

  • Exposure of working within a Manufacturing/Engineering environment
    (ideally on sub assembly components for either - Aerospace, MOD,
    Motorsport, Oil & Gas or Nuclear)
  • Driving Continuous Improvement/Lean manufacturing
  • NDT Experience
  • Aptitude, attributes, skills and abilities
  • Report and procedure writing with excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Planning and prioritising activities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong numerical & problem solving skills
  • Can develop and execute objectives for themselves and others in line
    with short- and long-term business goals
  • Knowledge of manufacturing software



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