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Area Quality Lead


Taunton, GB, TA5 1UD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:            Area Quality Lead
Location:            Bridgwater, Somerset
Compensation:  Competitive + Benefits 
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:             SF53204


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 Area Quality Lead at Hinkley Point C in Bridgwater.


The MEH alliance work across the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main MEH, cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station’s 2,500 rooms.


The role

As a Area Quality Lead, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. There is a broad scope of work, from coatings to mechanical works. Currently there is a project to digitise quality on-site, moving everything over to asset suite 9.


Day to day, you’ll support the QA Manager for activities such as developing standards, incorporating lessons learned / best practices in the quality system, training on quality, audits and quality improvements. 


  • Interfacing regularly with the client and ensuring compliance 
  • Overcoming issues in process
  • Development of ITPs to meet construction schedule requirements
  • Reporting on quality metrics for the measurement of performance of the works


Essential experience of the Area Quality Lead:

  • Previous experience in a leadership position within quality 
  • Automation systems experience preferred 
  • Electrical bias preferred 


This role is 37 hours per week, onsite Monday-Friday on a 9 day fortnight.


Qualifications for the Area Quality Lead:

  • Qualifications in an Engineering discipline (ONC/HNC/HND)
  • Preferred membership of Chartered Quality Institute


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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Accomodation / Allowance provided if living outside of HPC area
  • 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 a century 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.



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