Job Title: Quality Control Engineer
Location: Warrington or Bristol or Newbury, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available
Compensation: £25,000 - £35,000 + benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 49287
Be where you matter
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 Quality Control Engineer at our Dalton Avenue, Babcock Technology Centre or Rivergate sites.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.
The Quality Control Engineer role is within our Cavendish Nuclear business.
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.
The difference our new Quality Control Engineer will make
As a Quality Control Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll work closely with internal and external stakeholders, including supply chain, to ensure that the end client meets their quality requirements in relation to AQAP 2110 and ISO 9001 across their programme of works.
Day to day, you'll provide support to the (Senior) Quality Manager in delivering the projects quality strategy in coordination with the suppliers and delivery partners and also provide advice and support to the business on all aspects of quality, including the production and delivery of its quality planning and control documentation and ensuring appropriate quality levels are allocated to control of work activities. You'll ensure any supply chain quality non-conformances (NCRs) are managed and closed out in a timely manner and supports the implementation of necessary correction and corrective actions to remedy any non-conformity found and to avoid recurrence. You'll also ensure the requirements for site and manufacturing lifetime records are clearly identified and that such records are prepared and maintained, including all relevant review and approval activities, concurrently with manufacturing or site activities. You'll support the production and review of internal and supplier Inspection and Test Plans for Manufacturing, Installation, and Commissioning activities.
At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.
We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with 2-3 days in the office/onsite and 2-3 days working from home.
Extensive experience of working with quality management systems ISO9001:2015 and/or relevant industry derivative e.g. AS9100.
Experience gained in a highly regulated, safety critical project delivery environment, e.g. Civil or defence nuclear, defence, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, aerospace or rail.
Demonstrable and verifiable project delivery experience in large multidisciplined projects with an employment history that presents tenacity and resilience.
Experience in review of Design for Manufacture (DfM).
Formally recognised auditor qualification, e.g. IRCA.
Current or past Mechanical Personal Certification in Non-Destructive (PCN) testing in Radiographic Testing and Penetrant Test, Weld Inspection Qualification - e.g. CSWIP 3.1 or PCN Level 2 (WI), NDT Experience to PCN Level 2; PT, MT, UT, RAD OR current or past Electrical Experience as an electrical inspector in offsite electrical installation, panel/equipment fabrication and commissioning with C&G, e.g. City & Guilds 2382 18th Edition BS7671, City & Guilds 2356, Level 3 NVQ Electro Technical Services Installation, City & Guilds 2391 Test & Inspection
What we offer
Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Profession membership subscriptions - Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best
For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.
Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
All applications should be made online. 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.
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