Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £49,943 - £61,003 (Pro Rata)
Role Type: Fixed Term Contract (6 Months)
Role ID: SF57645

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 our Devonport site.

The Role
As a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be responsible for ensuring quality relating to the production of bespoke military vehicles.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for providing assurance at all levels of the business that the quality management system and associated policies and processes have been effectively implemented.

  • Responsible for maintaining the audit programme including all internal, external and joint audits
  • Produce quality assurance reports as required by the project
  • Provide support to all business functions in creating and maintaining self assessment calendars and checklists
  • Reacting to events that present engineering, quality or output risk
  • Support root cause analysis and facilitating quality working groups

This role is full time, 37.5 hours per and provides hybrid working arrangements

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing.

Experience Required of the Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Demonstrated audit experience
  • Demonstrable experience in quality control, evaluation and improvement
  • Ability to lead problem solving activities utilising industry standard methodologies
  • Practical knowledge of quality management standards including ISO9001

Qualifications for the Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Educated to Level 2 or above
  • Lead Auditor qualification beneficial but not essential

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC)

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • 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
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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.