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Multiple Senior/Supplier Quality Engineer (Procurement & Supply Chain)


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD Bristol, GB, BS16 1FJ Warrington, GB, WA4 6HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Multiple Senior/Supplier Quality Engineer (Procurement & Supply Chain)
Location:               UK Wide – Ideally based in Leicester, Warrington or Rosyth
Compensation:     Competitive + benefits
Role Type:             Full time and Permanent
Role ID:                 SF49167

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 Supplier Quality Engineer at one of our sites located throughout the UK. 
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


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS)

The Supplier Quality Engineer role is based within our Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) business unit

Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world.  BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services.  We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers


The role

The difference our new Supplier Quality Engineer will make
As a Supplier Quality Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll be responsible for driving quality assurance and improvement associated with the supply of goods and services to the business. 


Day to day, you’ll be conducting quality approval of suppliers and associated assurance activity to ensure suppliers fully comply with contractual requirements, including conducting on-site auditing of suppliers and supporting the flow-down of quality requirements to suppliers, including contract reviews. As well as execution of supplier facing improvement activities to drive right first-time supply of products and services as part of non-conformance management or broader improvement initiatives. 

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. It is expected that this role will spend a high percentage of time working within the supply chain across multiple UK based suppliers, and occasional international based suppliers. Hybrid working arrangements apply.


•    Demonstrable experience in relevant engineering/highly regulated industry
•    Knowledge of Procurement & Supply Chain
•    Quality Management within a highly regulated environment
•    Certified Lead Auditor desirable
•    Proficient in the application of lean / CI principles
•    Proficient in conducting quality investigations
•    Experience in Auditing 

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
•    Pension members – death in service 4 times base salary
•    Paternity – 2 full weeks pay
•    Maternity & Adoption leave - 20 weeks full pay – 13 weeks SMP
•    CSP - Up to 5 years service - 26 weeks full pay, 5 to 10 years service – 39 weeks full pay, 10 years plus – 52 weeks full pay
•    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.



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