Quality Inspector

AAC Clyde Space

Direct Entry Job Permanent Glasgow, UK

Uploaded 15 May 2019

Job Description

A Quality Inspector is required for a full-time position to work at Clyde Space*.  We are one of the UK’s most innovative young companies, also a World leader in electronic systems for small and miniature satellites.  The job will involve inspection of spacecraft hardware and hand-soldering of surface mount components within a cleanroom environment, and any other reasonable tasks as appropriate.

Person Specification

Candidates must have proven experience of hand-soldering surface mount components and excellent communication skills. Previous space industry experience is preferred although not essential. Previous experience in a PCB manufacturing environment is desired. The candidate should be at a level of competence to enable support to Clyde Space projects from day one. 


  • Experince in hand-soldering operations and surface mount components to 0402 package size.
  • Experience in using PCB layout and Schematic Capture software (Orcad, Cadstar) for viewing designs
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally at all levels.
  • Ability to work well in a team and support team members
  • Proven ability to identify issues on flight hardware and communicate effectively with colleagues to resolve the issues
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and attitude to quality.
  • Felxiibility regarding overtime when required.


  • Experience of working in the space/aerospace industry
  • Experience with fault-finding on unpopulated PCBs
  • ESA certified inspector
  • Inspection experience to IPC 610 standard