Quality Assurance Lead

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Jackie O'Sullivan

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Purpose of role:

Engage with multiple stakeholders to understand quality risks and issues across the Type-26 Combat Systems Delivery Team (T26 CSDT), including the supply chain, then set the direction for quality assurance activities and ensure successful delivery through managing a small team of professional quality engineers.

Key Outputs/Deliverables:

T26 CS Quality Assurance assigned products, such as Quality Plans and those associated with Design Certification

Processes, audit schedules and other materials required to delivery Quality Assurance.

Various T26 CSDT reports, including

Internal and Supply-chain Audits

Corrective Actions and associate Reports

Quality and Process Improvements

Monthly QA SOFT and Traffic Light reports as part of Contract Review process

Company/Industry Knowledge:

Good understanding of Quality Assurance processes and practices, especially related to software development and supplier management.

Understanding of the need to capture and maintain data generated for use by the project and the tools and techniques so used.


Qualified Lead Auditor.
Honours degree in an engineering / scientific discipline, or equivalent.
Must be eligible to obtain full security clearance