Alstom has been present in South Africa for more than a century. During these years the company provided a wide range of products and technologies which helped develop the country’s infrastructure. Alstom provided equipment for 12 of South Africa’s 13 coal-fired power plants and for the only nuclear power plant, but it also played a historical…
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Quality Inspectors – Incoming (Motors)

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationMatric
  • Experience
  • LocationGauteng
  • Job FieldManufacturing 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 34 500 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.
Gibela Rail invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of an Incoming Quality Inspector for MOTORS. The successful candidate will be based in Dunnottar – Nigel.
The purpose of the job is for the successful candidate to visually and dimensionally inspect the incoming goods/material. Record all incoming goods status according to the incoming goods procedure. Document inspection reports.
Control the Quality documentation, samples and measuring equipment according to the Quality Management System. Raise Non-conformance Report for all detected non-conformities.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Ensure the conformity of the product delivered
  • Visually and dimensionally inspect the raw material, goods received and products using handling measurements tools (Vernier, micrometer, tape measure, ruler, gauges) and write inspection reports
  • Analyze defects and create Non-Conformity Report-NCR (on SAP/GSI) and ensure the containment and corrective actions are defined.
  • Analyze and find the root cause of repetitive non-compliancy / reworks – QRCQ methods
  • Evaluate, certificate right fulfillment and approve Quality Documentation which were generated by suppliers
  • Supply the entire necessary document to complete the Delivery Log Book
  • Ensure all parts received are checked, identified and designated to their correct location on SAP/GSI
  • Follow the inspection plans defined for each product / part
  • Define the Demerit for each inspection / product
  • Attend the daily meeting in the receiving area
  • Understand and communicate the quality acceptance criteria to suppliers
  • Conduct and animate the containment actions on non-conforming parts / material
  • Support Supplier Quality with inspections at suppliers’ premises during Quality Wall
  • Support supply chain and industrial teams to apply improvement actions
  • Adhere to EHS guidelines and any other quality related processes

Candidate Requirements

  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Science
  • Technical Qualification (N3 – N6) with technical drawing
  • MS Office literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Good communication skills


  • Technical knowledge with more than 3-5 years’ experience in quality, preferably in the Automotive industry
  • Experience in manufacturing
  • Welding, machining, painting and parts quality inspection experience
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety standards

Major KPI’s

  • Number of defects on receiving goods / at the delivery
  • Non-conformity treatment – curative / corrective
  • Inspection at the workstation – number of reworks, missing parts, NCR, derogations, modifications
  • Return of Experience at the workstation – decrease of the reworks
  • Reactivity to solve issues

Behavioral Requirements

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Conscientious – Meets proposed deadlines
  • Team player
  • Desire to learn and develop – Continuous improvement
  • Self-Motivated
  • Logical and organized – Keep to 5S
  • Autonomous
  • Good EHS knowledge

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Alstom on to apply
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