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Supplier Quality Engineer


Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:                 Supplier Quality Engineer
Location:                 Rosyth, UK – Hybrid with working from home options available
Compensation:       Attractive salary + benefits
Role Type:               Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                   SF 47269

Build the future


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 our Rosyth site.
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 providing supplier quality support to the Procurement Teams and co-ordinate various quality related activities on behalf of the wider Babcock business. You’ll be working in a collaborative way to ensure adequate control plans are established and managed with a selected number of suppliers.    
Day to day, you’ll be supporting and engaging with all suppliers within key projects across all Babcock including Marine, Land, Nuclear and Aviation with respect to quality, delivery, reliability, process development and cost.


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. This role can be delivered onsite at Rosyth, three days per week, alongside home working arrangements.


Essential experience
•    Extensive experience in a similar role within a heavy manufacturing and production environment. Educated to HNC/D in Mechanical Engineering level or equivalent is preferred
•    Experience with Quality Tools - 5 Why, 8Ds
•    Understanding of detailed technical drawings and engineering documentation
•    Experience with ISO standards and supplier quality auditing
•    Background in statistical process control, capability analysis
•    Must hold or have ability to obtain SC security clearance


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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