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Senior Project Quality Engineer


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL2 2BG

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:             Senior Project Quality Engineer
Location:             Ashton Vale, Bristol and Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working 
Compensation:   Competitive Salary + Benefits

Role Type:          Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:              SF54339


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 Project Quality Engineer at our Ashton House and Devonport Royal Dockyard sites.


The role
As a Senior Project Quality Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will ensure quality standards are met in delivering complex systems to our customers.


Day to day, you’ll manage conformance and assurance, and define the requirements of the bid process.  


  • Acting as quality representative for different project teams on weekly calls
  • Delivering on milestones against gate process e.g. engaging supplier audit, customer audit, answering technical questions etc.
  • Ensuring project controls
  • Reviewing documents
  • Building relationships 


This is a full-time role, 37-hours per week. This role is mostly home working, with a requirement to be onsite at our Ashton House or Devonport Royal Dockyard sites two to three times per month. 

Essential experience of the Senior Project Quality Engineer:

  • Hands-on project experience.
  • Understanding of bid documentation, bid writing and planning.
  • Experience writing quality plans.
  • Experience in compliance and assurance.
  • Background in defence, aerospace or marine preferred 


Qualifications for the Senior Project Quality Engineer:

  • Practitioner (PCQI) minimum, Chartered preferred - IRCA
  • Minimum HNC in supply chain or engineering
  • Internal auditor qualification minimum, lead auditor desirable 


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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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 a century 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.



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