Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Job Reference: SF55800
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Employer: Manpower RPO - Babcock
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  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: £42,252 to £51,726
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: £42,252 - £51,726 + Benefits
Role Type: Full Time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55800

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer at HMNB Devonport.

The Role
As a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll take a senior role in the quality program in relation to the development and handover of new facilities and infrastructure.

Day to day, you'll provide support to projects to define appropriate quality requirements whilst advising and guiding project managers.

  • Provide support to projects at an early stage to define appropriate quality requirements
  • Interfacing with and Project Management on project quality related matters
  • Review & provide improvements into project deliverable documentation
  • Conducting internal & external audits
  • KPI / metric development & maintenance
  • Represent quality department in weekly Project / Programme meetings when required

Experience Required for the Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Knowledge / experience of quality management systems (BS EN ISO 9001)
  • Capable of acting competently, decisively and quickly on quality related issues
  • Strong communication & presentation skills
  • Nuclear sector experience beneficial

This role is full time, 36 hours per week, with a hybrid working arrangement, on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard, working from home and periodic travel to other sites.

Qualifications Required for the Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Educated to HNC / HND level in relevant subject
  • Lead auditor certification preferred
  • Recognised professional qualification in Quality Management advantageous

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International

For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.