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Quality Assurance Engineer


Taunton, GB, TA5 1UD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Location: HPC, Bridgewater UK 
Compensation: Competitive Salary + benefits 
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF51491


At Cavendish Nuclear 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 HPC site. This role is part of the MEH alliance.

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 Quality Assurance Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will assist QA Area Lead in ensuring that the Project Quality Assurance requirements are understood and implemented and, ensure that client and statutory requirements are effectively met.


Day to day, you’ll help to develop inspection test plans for the site.


  • Developing standards
  • Incorporating lessons learned / best practices in the quality system
  • Training on quality
  •  Audits and quality improvements.
  • Maintain CAR / NCR logs, Lesson Learned


Essential experience of the Quality Assurance Engineer,


  • Background in Quality 
  • Qualifications in an Engineering discipline, ONC / HNC / HND 
  • Auditing experience 
  • Understanding of automation (relevant computer related qualification would be desirable) 
  • Experience in a regulated industry 


This role is 37 hours per week on a 9-day fortnight. There are core hours but it is otherwise flexible. If you live more than 2 hours from site you will be eligible for a secondment allowance and tax free accommodation allowance.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance level 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


For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


Babcock International 


For over a century 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: 09/06/23




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