Senior Quality Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Quality Engineer

Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid- working from home options available

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 48230

Make your skills count

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 Engineer at our Ashton House site.

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.

Mission Systems

The Senior Quality Engineer role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Senior Quality Engineer will make

As a Senior Quality Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The Mission Systems organisation is transforming and we need you to support our plans in forging new paths, leading their teams through exciting and challenging change. You will be a key partner in the implementation of our ambitious growth plans as part of the Quality team and you will use your proven experience to promote quality throughout the project lifecycle and supply chain.

Day to day, you'll identify, plan and implement a program of activities, via a contract Quality Plan, to provide assurance to the project throughout the project lifecycle defined by the contract; work with the cross-functional delivery team personnel, helping to achieve delivery milestones and ensuring a fit for purpose / quality product to the customer and risk manage project activities, ensuring mitigation in the critical aspects of production and in the final product. You'll also evaluate customer requirements against our product quality capabilities, and help translate into a suitable design / contract, and appropriate inspection and test plan.

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 1-2 days in the office/onsite and 3-4 days working from home.

Essential experience
Degree (or equivalent) in quality, science or engineering
Work based apprenticeship or equivalent experience.
Membership of a recognised quality institute e.g. CQI would be desirable
ISO 9001 auditor desirable

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
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

Babcock International

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.

Application Guidance

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.

Closing date: 06/02/2023

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