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Quality Assurance Advisor


Osborne, SA, AU, 5017 Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid
  • Implement top-tier quality standards in a key Defence program.
  • Drive excellence by managing audits, compliance, and customer non-conformance issues.
  • Collaborate with dynamic teams to ensure integrity and compliance across all operations.

About the Role

Are you passionate about maintaining the highest quality standards? Do you excel in detailed planning and execution? We are seeking a dedicated Quality Assurance Advisor to join our dynamic team supporting a key Defence program. In this vital role, you'll uphold the integrity of our Business and Quality Management Systems, ensuring they meet company and customer requirements.

As a Quality Assurance Advisor, you will take charge of delivering an annual audit program, conducting a variety of quality assurance activities across our program, suppliers, and sub-contractors. You will prepare for audits, develop comprehensive reports, and make strategic recommendations to enhance our multi-disciplinary assurance criteria.

Your key responsibilities include leading assurance activities and implementing the requirements of our BMS and AS/NZS ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System. You'll plan, develop, and execute an audit schedule in collaboration with our HSEQ, SQA, and Program Managers. Additionally, you'll manage customer non-conformance issues, ensuring compliance through quality interactions with subcontractors and suppliers across Australia. You'll provide expert advice and actively implement solutions to uphold our quality assurance standards.

Join us and make a significant impact by ensuring our commitment to excellence and compliance across all levels of our operations!

To be successful, you will bring

  • Australian Citizen with a Defence security clearance (or the ability to obtain).
  • Lead Auditor qualification in Quality and experience in a similar Defence or high-risk industry.
  • Lead Auditor/Internal Auditor Certificate for AS/NZS ISO 9001:2015.
  • Environmental Management, ISO 45001:2018 Safety Management and AS/NZS 31000:2018 Risk Management.
  • Experience leading investigations.

What we offer you


  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day.


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,600 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an appropriate level of Commonwealth Personnel Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


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