Quality Assurance Engineer

Posting Date: 18 February 2021

Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

Company: Babcock

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Quality Assurance Engineer
Devonport, Plymouth
Strategic Infrastructure
Salary: £ 31,470.00


About the role
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Engineer.


The Product Quality Department’s main function is to provide (Quality) Assurance that the Company activities deliver Platforms and Infrastructure that are fit for purpose in accordance with customer, statutory and regulatory defined requirements.


This role is within the Facilities & Infrastructure Quality Assurance Team to support and oversee project delivered upgrades, maintenance and modifications identified as through life requirements to the Facilities, Infrastructure and Assets that support maintenance activities on submarines and warships.


• Provide guidance, advice and support to Project Stakeholders on quality planning, delivery, installation, commissioning and handover in accordance with Business Management arrangements.
• Support the planning, development and review of Quality Management Plans (QMPs), Inspection & Test Plans (ITPs) during Project evaluation and planning phases
• Support Project and Supply Chain in the realisation of ITP and QMP requirements, whilst applying oversight and progressive assurance to deliverable documents and records.
• To ensure that deliverable Life Time Quality Records (LTQRs) provide effective and assured evidence that the reference design intent of plant, equipment and Infrastructure has been adequately achieved.
• Provide support to Senior Quality Assurance Engineers in the dispatch of project lifecycle quality assurance activities.


What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in an engineering or quality discipline and completed a recognised apprenticeship in an Engineering discipline.

Would also like you to have experience in all or some of the following:

• To have experience of Quality Assurance and Quality Control techniques and methods deployed within an Engineering Industry sector, including supply chain functions.
• Knowledge / Experience of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System requirements
• Awareness / Knowledge of both Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Infrastructure quality management
• Awareness / Knowledge of Defence / NATO Quality Management requirements
• Awareness / Knowledge of Defence Standards and Conditions

Lastly, you’ll need Awareness / Knowledge/ / Experience of Continuous Improvement methodologies and techniques (Problem Solving, Root Cause Analysis, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Lean) and experience of internal auditing techniques and methodologies.

What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:  https://www.babcockinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Babcock-Guidance-for-Applicants.pdf
• We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance
All applications should be made online.  Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job.  Once you’ve completed this you’ll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.

If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 04/03/2021




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