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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Ref: SF32612
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Starting Salary: £36,525
 
About the role

We’re looking for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We’re a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.
 
The Through-Life Facilities & Infrastructure Quality Assurance Team provide independent assurance to the business project management teams to deliver upgraded, modified, and new infrastructure which is fit for purpose and in accordance with both internal management arrangements and external regulatory requirements.
 
As the Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be supporting the Programme and Project Delivery Teams during the defined lifecycle phases from Start-Up to Handover as they design, manufacture, install and commission the new or upgraded facilities required to support the planned maintenance activities on both submarines and warships.

 

As well as being part of an exciting and growing area of the business, we offer an excellent benefits package and provide training and development opportunities including supporting you through an ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training course.
 
What do I need to do the role?

You will need to have relevant experience of Quality Assurance within an Engineering environment and experience of Quality Planning for products or projects relative to the full Project or Product Lifecycle.

 

What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.
• We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
 
About Babcock International and Devonport
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.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
 
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click here. 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 strive 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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

 

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.
 
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 visit our website.
  
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