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ID:  523783

Staffordshire, GB

Inspection Manager

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?




Our team based in Barton under Needwood who provide warehousing and distribution services for a well-known international aerospace/aviation client, have a unique opportunity for a meticulous Inspection Manager where you lead the inspection department ensuring that the operation is following regulatory compliance and adhering to statutory requirements.


As the Inspection Manager, you will take responsibility for CEVAs technical representation, managing product acceptance in a highly regulated environment to mitigate the risk of defective materials entering the supply chain.




Reporting into the Inspection and Quality Manager, you will lead a team of Inspection professionals where you will manage the allocation of work, ensuring that colleagues are appropriately motivated and trained to maximise productivity, setting objectives, holding team briefings, and addressing noncompliance, to achieve customer satisfaction and instill a continuous improvement and high-performance mindset.


You will ensure that stamp holder training, records and controls are accurate and robust, review and update work instructions and ensure health and safety standards are adopted by the team. You will design, recommend, and implement technical competencies, continually monitoring assessment requirements and implementing changes accordingly, as well as identifying, managing, and controlling non-conforming products throughout the supply chain. In addition, you will also act as the main point of contact to the customer relating to inspection issues, where you will investigate and embed remedial actions to protect the customer, team and CEVA.




To be successful in your application you must hold a recognised engineering certification or equivalent with a strong awareness of inspection principles, health and safety standards and compliance procedures. You will already be working within an aerospace or aviation environment, practiced in leading inspection teams with a focus on succession planning and cross-knowledge sharing to enable team success and customer satisfaction.


You will be able to demonstrate experience of building and developing exceptional internal and external relationships, be a skilled decision maker, negotiator and influencer who is able to interact and engage with colleagues at all levels.


Experience of strong report writing, and statistical investigative skills are also key requirements for this role, therefore experience of MS Excel is a requirement.




With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.




We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.



CEVA Logistics UK&I is committed to attracting, acquiring and retaining the best possible candidates  in an equal and inclusive way that is consistent with employment legislation and best practice. We aim to select the best available person for  every vacancy irrespective of age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and marital or civil partnership status.
Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland. 

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