Senior Structural Quality Inspector

Job Description

Job title: Senior Structural Quality Inspector

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

  • The role as a Senior Structural Quality Inspector includes performing Quality Inspections to BAE requirements, audit and document receipt of procured parts within the business
  • Understanding the quality requirements, the schedule and priorities and assuring the provision of an inspection service in line with the above
  • Assuring that high quality records are produced as an output of the production processes and inspections
  • Take accountability for Quality Inspections of externally manufactured products, Quality Inspection requirements and document release of procured parts at the Barrow site

Your skills and experiences:


  • Steelwork, Engineering, Quality or Manufacturing background
  • Broad understanding of Quality Inspection Techniques
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Excel, SAP, Word and Outlook
  • Previous QC Inspection experience


  • Problem solving and Root Cause Analysis
  • Knowledge of Business Systems (inc SAP and Team Centre)
  • Commercial awareness
  • Lean techniques


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Quality Inspector team:

Over the last 10 years this area has undergone major improvements, however there are still many opportunities to drive further improvements and add real value to the business and the customer. The team has a responsibility for inspection across all external suppliers and the diversity of the Stakeholder group and the complexity of the product make this a very challenging and interesting role

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 20th March 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.