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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer - Submarines


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Senior Quality Assurance Engineer 

Location:               Rosyth, Dunfermline     
Compensation:     up to £45,000 DOE + Benefits 
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                SF 51452


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 Quality Assurance Engineer at our Rosyth site.


The role

As a Quality Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. We are a leading design consultancy providing naval architecture, marine system engineering, electrical engineering, design modelling and project support services to the marine and defence markets.


Day to day, you’ll support the Principal Quality Engineer in ensuring the Nuclear Business Unit (NBU) integrated audit/inspection programme is managed on a day-to-day basis.


Your accountabilities will include:

  • To ensure audit/inspection/ NCR actions are closed out in a timely manner
  • To provide support to the internal and supplier audit/inspection programmes as Lead AuditorTo ensure that audit/inspection reports are available demonstrating the performance of the business management system.  
  • Provision of independent advice and guidance to all functions within the Nuclear Business Unit (NBU) regarding adherence to regulatory requirements and implementation of best practice.
  • To ensure that the processes required for the business management system is established, implemented, and maintained to deliver the allocated projects. 

Essential experience of the Senior Quality Assurance Engineer:

  • ISO Standards 9001 (essential)
  • In-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of Quality Assurance (essential)
  • Internal auditor qualification (essential)
  • Qualified to a recognised trade standard and a relevant academic level (HNC/SVQ Level 3).
  • Affiliation to the Chartered Quality Institute 


This role full time, 37 hours per week, based at Rosyth.


Qualifications for the Senior Quality Assurance Engineer:

  • Lead auditor/internal auditor qualification (essential)
  • Qualified to a recognised trade standard and a relevant academic level (HNC/SVQ Level 3).

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 
For over 130 years Babcock International 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. 
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.


Closing date: 22/09/23

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